At the Dream Runners Half Marathon 2015 held on Sunday, 26th July 2015, 7 months pregnant Bavani Gopal was awarded the “Spirit of YouTooCanRun” award.
The “Spirit of YouTooCanRun” award is conferred to the runner who completes a timed event in spite of compelling circumstances to not run the event. The award is given to individuals who break conventional barriers to take up running. The award is a cash prize of Rs. 5,000/-.
7 months pregnant Bavani Gopal participated and completed the 10K segment of the Dream Runners Half Marathon 2015. Our earlier blog post for those who are concerned about societal norms and running in advanced pregnancy is here: http://youtoocanrun.com/2015/03/pregnancy-and-running/