Airtel Delhi Half Marathon as we speak (Wednesday) introduced two extra model associations – GoDaddy and Nature Valley – whereas confirming a 34,000-strong participation that can embody main marathoners from the world over.
Running has develop into the quickest rising sporting exercise within the nation and to spice up the eco-system additional, it’s crucial to have the best companions who share the identical imaginative and prescient and perception. Procam takes delight in asserting 4 new companions beginning with the 2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon. Along with Oakley as Performance Eyewear Partner and Tata Motors as Driven by Partner, GoDaddy is now the Domains and Online Presence Partner and Nature Valley because the Nutrition Partner.
GODADDY, Domains and Online Presence Partner – World’s largest cloud platform devoted to small and unbiased ventures is the official Domains and on-line presence accomplice for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon. This partnership will allow GoDaddy to succeed in out to aspiring entrepreneurs and enterprise homeowners, taking part within the occasions, and assist them perceive the advantages of getting an internet presence and the benefit of making a web site.
NATURE VALLEY, Nutrition Partner – Since 1860, the General Mills’ imaginative and prescient has been to “Serve the world by making food people love”. It fulfils this legacy by means of one among its iconic manufacturers, Nature Valley. Made with solely the perfect elements, Nature Valley granola bars present its shoppers with the power they will depend upon. Nature Valley has been very carefully related to encouraging people to get out of their properties and discover the outside. Sponsors of among the most prestigious tennis occasions, this yr Nature Valley has prolonged its affiliation with Procam’s distance operating occasions because the Nutrition Partner.
South Africa’s Cricket legend and ‘Superman’ Jonty Rhodes will probably be current on the 2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon as a PUMA athlete, motivating all of the contributors. Commenting on the countdown in the direction of Race Day, he stated, “India is my second home and my love for the country has no bounds. In my years spent here for various assignments, I have seen how people’s attitude to sport has changed and it has become part of their lifestyles. Running, is the basis of any sport and perhaps the most natural way to stay fit. To have over 34,000 runners pounding the streets of Delhi not only to test their limits but also to support a cause through an iconic event like this is truly amazing. I look forward to inspire and be inspired by all the participants.”
Abhishek Ganguly – M.D., PUMA India, Said, “We are delighted to have PUMA Athlete Jonty Rhodes at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon. He has inspired Sportspersons around the world with his extraordinary commitment and discipline. As a leading Sports brand, PUMA’s philosophy is to encourage everyone to step out of their comfort zone and indulge in physical activity to stay fit and healthy. I am sure his presence at the event will motivate many to start, and others to raise the bar in their fitness journey.”
The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is proud to be have continued assist from, Ignited by PUMA, Channel Partner- Star Sports, Fashion Partner- Jabong, Hydration Partner- Bisleri, Recovery Partner- Volini Spray, Timing Partner- Seiko, Restoration Partner- ORSL, Hospitality Partner- Le Meridien, Print Partner- The Times of India, Radio Partner- 98.3 Radio Mirchi, Medical Partner- Max Healthcare, Philanthropy Partner – India Cares and Institution Partner- Harmony for Silvers basis.
The countdown for the 2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon has begun with over 34,000 Participants together with India’s solely Gold Label athlete Gopi T and defending champion Nitendra Singh Rawat gearing-up to vie for the highest honours on the world’s most prestigious Half Marathon to be held on October 21, 2018. The USD 2,80,00Zero occasion will witness contributors operating in 4 race classes – Half Marathon (Elite & beginner), Great Delhi Run, 10Ok Run, Senior Citizens and Champions with Disability.
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The Indian contingent will put up a fierce showcase because the Asian Marathon Champion Gopi T will lead the Indian Elite Men’s class alongside defending champion and course report holder Nitendra Singh Rawat. The two ran an exhilarating race on the 2018 Tata Mumbai Marathon the place Gopi pipped Rawat solely within the final 200 metres to win the title. Avinash Sable, who stood third in 2017 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, can even add additional tooth to the competitors. In the just lately concluded Open National Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar, Sable clinched the gold in Steeplechase 3000m erasing the 37-year-old nationwide report within the course of.
Sanjivani Jadhav and Monica Athare will lead the Indian Elite Women’s class. Jadhav, who completed on high within the Half Marathon class at Tata Mumbai Marathon earlier this yr, additionally gained a bronze on the 2018 Asian Cross Country Championships in China. She additionally went on to win the 2018 TCS World 10Ok Bengaluru. Athare, however, clinched the New Delhi Marathon 2018 and in addition was the winner in Indian Elite Women’s class of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in 2016. She got here second to Jadhav within the Half Marathon class at 2018 Tata Mumbai Marathon.
Commenting on the 11th version of the occasion and the brand new Airtel marketing campaign #CrossTheTorch, Gautam Anand, Chief People Officer (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel stated, “As a brand connecting millions, we are proud and excited to motivate people to come together and run for cause. As always, we are thrilled to witness the overwhelming response for the ADHM this year and are looking forward to the event day. With an aim to bring more people together through running, this year, we have also launched the #PassTheTorch campaign enabling people across the country to contribute to the cause of digital literacy in a new way. The campaign celebrates the spirit of running and encourages everyone to make their run count and contribute towards the empowerment of underprivileged children in rural India.”
Vivek Singh, Jt, Managing Director, Procam International stated, “Today Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is past only a sporting occasion. The occasion has touched and impacted the nation at massive on varied fronts – philanthropy, change in mindset in the direction of a wholesome way of life, an opportunity for our Indian runners to shine on a worldwide platform and a chance to witness in motion among the greatest athletes on the planet. The presence of legends like Sanya Richards-Ross and Jonty Rhodes provides that additional zing to our contributors and may make this version a memorable one. We want the contributors a really glad race on 21st October.”
PHILANTHROPHY PILLAR: The influence of ADHM really resonates past the race. The assist for quite a few causes – training, human rights, girls empowerment, otherwise abled, setting or animal welfare has doubled within the final 5 years by means of the occasion. Since 2014 the funds generated by means of ADHM has doubled and a mean of 75,00Zero folks have been helped yearly – a 1:2 ratio for each runner in ADHM!
2018 version of the occasion, has 104 Civil Society Organisations taking part, 63 firms fielding 91 groups, 44 care champions and seven Youth Cares Teams and have already raised over INR 5.50 crores making it one of many largest fund-raising platforms within the nation. It can be the biggest alternative for Civil Society Organisations be part of mainstream society with beneficiaries and CXOs being on the identical path for the betterment of the Society.
The lasting legacy of the funds raised final yr in 2017 has impacted 1.10 lakh folks. The funds have been utilized for the development of 12 new school rooms, 10 present school rooms furnished, 350 girls empowered to begin incomes, 1160 girls empowered with self protection coaching, an outdated age residence for ladies constructed and 68 younger adults educated in IIT and positioned in firms amongst others.
‘’We consider that Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is a crucial platform for CSOs (NGOs) throughout the nation to boost funds for his or her organisational capability constructing and development. The platform offers credibility, attributable to programs and processes in place, to know the utilization of funds and offers Visibility to many small and medium CSOs (NGOs) who can not afford to have a advertising employees or fundraising employees, we’re grateful to Airtel and Procam for offering this platform, and particular due to the runners who more and more are making their run extra significant by supporting a trigger because the Run’ – Murray Culshaw, Chairperson, India Cares.
MIRCHI GET ACTIVE EXPO: is a one-stop vacation spot for well being and health fans to return collectively beneath one roof. The Expo will probably be inaugurated on Thursday, 18th October and will probably be on till Saturday, 20th October 2018. Thursday to Friday, the expo will stay open from 10:30 am to 7:00 pm and on Saturday from 10:00 am to five:00 pm at NSIC Grounds, Okhla.
The Mirchi Get Active Expo will inspire runners for the massive day and assist them get suggestions from the consultants, trainers, medical doctors and extra. The runners can even get an opportunity to fulfill Sanya Richard Ross, International Event Ambassador ADHM and PUMA Athlete Jonty Rhodes up-close and private!
For extra details about the 2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon – an IAAF Gold Label Road Race – the web site of the occasion is: http://adhm.procamrunning.in
Procam International is dedicated to offering the very best operating setting for all of the contributors. The measures taken final yr proved efficient and will probably be undertaken for the 2018 version as nicely.
12:00 a.m. – Entire course to be washed with a secure and eco-friendly agent blended with effluent handled water to scale back the suspended particulate matter over the ADHM course
2:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – spraying the course with jets and mist followers reaching upto 20 ft to make sure that the SPM on the course is tackled. Ten stay areas – spraying carried on intermittently all through this time band
Dust scorching spots adjoining / close to proximity of the course have been pre-identified, and will probably be sprinkled twice previous to the course being opened for runners.
In Holding Area at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium & NDMC Building at Jai Singh Marg
2:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Mist followers are being deployed at various heights contained in the JLNS and the NDMC Building at Jai Singh Marg to have the ability to additional assist precipitation of the Suspended Particulate Matter.
As ascertained by a number of consultants, the eco-friendly agent binds with the mud and reduces the quantity of suspended particulate matter and when the water which has been sprayed on the roads begins vaporizing, it creates a secure and clear channel for runners to run.