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One for the turtles
Lace up, Chennai, for the second edition of the Ridley Run is here. While online registrations are closed, you can still sign upa��head to the Marina Beach swimming pool tomorrow and register. On the day of the event, get to the venue by 5.30 am for a Zumba warm up. The money will be used to buy turtle excluder devices (help turtles escape nets), which will be donated to fishermen. `250. Sunday, 6-8 am, at Marina Beach. Details: eventjini.com

pg11-5The good workout

Building muscle is the best way to lose weight and stay fit. Not too many women realise this. Breaking myths and giving practical advice, Dr Sheela Nambiara��s new book, Gain to Lose, is chock-full of handy tips, true life stories and step-by-step instructions on how to get started on a healthy lifestyle. `295. Attend the launch tomorrow, at 7 pm, at the Odyssey book store in Adyar. Details: 24402264

pg11-6Fight right
Aikido of Chennai is organising an instructional seminar conducted by 5th Dan black belt holder, Oyama Shidoin, from Tokyoa��s Hombu dojo. The three-day workshopa��which will include demonstrations, practice sessions and talksa��will be for both children and adults (timings vary). There will also be grading on the final day. Free entry. Today till Sunday. Details: 9940244493


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