LAHORE – The Pakistan Medical Association Lahore’s anti-dengue “Lahore marathon” will be held on Friday (tomorrow) in the morning from Racecourse Park to Siddique Trade Centre and then back to the starting point as part of the awareness campaign launched to save the public from the menace.

All the participants will be given free T shirts, gifts and certificates of appreciation. Breakfast will also be served to the participants and the families will also be requested to attend a musical programme at the end of the event.

The health experts of the association will also apprise the participants regarding the measures to save themselves from dengue fever and pamphlets and brochures for the same will also be distributed.

The participants of the race have been divided into four categories and cash prizes will be given to all the categories.

The PMA has invited doctors, nurses, paramedics, lawyers, journalists, civil society and citizens to participate in the marathon and make the launching of an awareness campaign against dengue a success. The registration desks have been established at the Racecourse Park entrance gate, PMA House and at the Liberty Market Roundabout, while banners and posters are also being placed all over the City in collaboration with the PHA.