The run for the nation will be organised in the city on September 11 by the unit of the Vivekananda Kendra to mark Swami Vivekananda's address at the World Parliament of religions On that day in 1893.

Vivekananda Kendra state coordinator S. Aditya exhorted all sections of people to take part in the run taking inspiration from the youth icon who had given the message ‘strength is life, weakness is death’.

Over 250 students from different engineering as well as arts and science colleges had confirmed their participation so far in the run being held as part of Swami Vivekananda's 150th birth anniversary celebrations, he added.