New Delhi: Top long distance runners of the world will we seen in action in the USD 2.80 lakh prize money 15th edition of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon scheduled to be held here on 20 October.
“This year is a special milestone for ADHM, as we celebrate the 15th edition of the event in the capital city. When we introduced this event in Delhi, we always believed that it had the potential to be one of the world’s most awaited races. The growth in its international profile, participation and support from the city, is a testament to the efforts of all stakeholders, in achieving this vision.” said Vivek Singh, Jt. MD, Procam International , the pioneers of distance running movement in the country.
“The unwavering faith and support of sponsors, partners, the state and civic authorities and most importantly our runners, has been integral to the overwhelming success of ADHM. We extend a warm welcome to Fast&Up, Help-Age India and Delhi Capitals; their belief and passion in the cause is inspiring,” he said while announcing that opening of registration for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.
“Celebrating its 15th edition in the city, the event brings Delhi together as one, inspiring thousands to #GoBeyond. Go beyond convention, Go beyond what’s expected, push boundaries of what is possible. Be it world champions or amateur runners from across the country, competing to achieve their personal best. The city comes together, transforming lives, through this large sporting philanthropy platform. It’s about our society overcoming the odds and striving to #GoBeyond.”
Advantage women, over the years, the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon has successfully empowered women in the capital to own the streets of Delhi. Each passing year has given rise to a new breed of quality women runners. To continue this trend forward,there is a limited number of running places reserved, in the Half Marathon and the Open 10K, for women applicants, who cannot produce a timing certificate.
“The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is today a landmark event and the most prestigious half marathon in the world. At Airtel, it is an absolute joy for each one of us to be a part of this world-class running event. It is simply amazing to see so many participants from across the world and India come together to celebrate the human spirit and run for a cause. We invite one and all to come join us this year as well and together make ADHM an even bigger success.” added Vani Venkatesh, CEO – Delhi & NCR, Bharti Airte
Delivering top-notch running experiences in India is a promise that Procam International lives by. Each year efforts are taken to re-invent and add new elements to the race, to ensure that ADHM delivers a better Running Experience.