The Bhutan Cancer Society received a donation of Nu 250,828 after the “Run to Give” marathon conducted in Thimphu yesterday morning.
A total of 327 participants from Thimphu and Paro took part in the five km marathon at 7:20am in the morning. Le Meridien Thimphu and Le Meridien Paro, River Front, organised the mini marathon.
Le meridien’s Human Resources Manager, Draupada Sharma said that it is an annual event and a noble initiative to support the Bhutan Cancer Society.
Participants paid a registration fee of Nu 500, which was donated to Cancer Society. Le Meridien hosted a free breakfast for the runners.
Her Royal Highness Ashi Kesang Wangmo Wangchuck graced the event.