Venue – JLN Stadium, New Delhi
Date & Time – January 27, 2019, Sunday | 6 am – 9 am
*Registrations open till January 20, 2019
New Delhi, January 15, 2019 – With a mission to inspire people to focus on fitness and live a healthy lifestyle, Born2Run hosts the first ever Born2Run Half Marathon on January 27 (Sunday) at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. The marathon starts at 6 am and will go on till 9 am. The race categories are 5 km, 10 km, and 21.1 km, with a BIB Expo on January 25 – 26. The registration for the marathon is open till January 20, Sunday. The organizers of the event expect around 4000 runners approximately.
The vision of Born2Run is to establish a sustainable, communityfocused pan-India running event, encouraging athletes and amateur runners to lead healthy lifestyles and further improve their personal fitness through running.The key highlights of the event are its excellent route profile with ample hydration points, medical aid, ample parking facility, enough mobile toilets, planned transport facility and breakfast for the participating individuals.
Born2Run strives to live by the three Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations:
1) Clean Water & Sanitation
2) Gender Equality
3) Good Health & Well-Being
Dr. Sunita Godara, Race Director at Born2Run and an eminent international marathoner of repute said, “I am impressed by the message of Born2Run team which is to make people realize that the secret to happiness lies at their feet. It is exhilarating to be associated with Born2Run marathon primarily because running is really close to my heart and this is something I have been propagating all my life. Through this marathon, I look forward to drive the message of health and fitness to my fellow Indians as I can see a lot of cluttered, busy schedules and a sedentary lifestyle as detrimental factors towards achieving a fruitful and satisfactory life. I look forward to see a large participation in the Born2Run Half Marathon and hope this will bring a positive change in many lives.”
Mr. Raja Sethi, Advisor, Born2Run said, “I am very excited to be able to organize this Half Marathon and to be contributing my bit in helping people to live a fit and healthy life. It is a pleasure to have on board Dr. Sunita Godara, the national marathon champion and to be associated with several other NGO’s like ZMQ Development, Health Fitness Trust, Foundation for Agricultural Resources Management and Environmental Remediation (FARMER).We will put in our all our efforts in serving the best to the participants and urge people to spread the word to join this wonderful cause before January 20, 2019.”
About Born2Run Marathon:
Born2Run marathon is being hosted for several causes including clean water and sanitization, gender equality, good health and well-being. The NGO’s associated with Born2Run are ZMQ Development which creates and implements practical technology linked tools and solutions to empower communities; Health Fitness Trust which promotes health, fitness and carries out public/community welfare activities; Foundation for Agricultural Resources Management And Environmental Remediation (FARMER) to cater to the welfare of villagers especially farmers, youth and women and for the overall development of the village.