Marathon: SUPER SIKH half marathon on 8th December

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(L-R) Sohinder Gill, Naveen Munjal, Major DP Singh, Mandeep Jangra.JPG

New Delhi:  Over 7000  men and women runners will  take part in the  4th edition of the  SUPER SIKH  half marathon race to be held  here on  8th December. 

India’s biggest electric brand Hero Electric, will sponsor  the marathon  to promote Humanitarian Values & the concept of ‘Sewa’.Founded on four pillars – Sewa, Environment, Learning, Fitness (SELF), the SuperSikh Run is a celebration of humanity and eco-friendly environment.

ONE RACE SuperSikh Run is a Sewa inspired professionally managed Half Marathon event which has had three very successful editions in Delhi in 2018, 2017 and 2016. One Race takes place annually in New Delhi starting at the heritage site of Gurudwara Rakabganj Sahib in Lutyens Delhi.

To channelize the raw talent of young athletes in India, Hero Electric along with SuperSikh Foundation have initiated the Sub3010KM project. Under this, participants will get the opportunity to prove their mettle with Speed and Endurance by breaking the 30-minute barrier for 10Km run. The winners to break the Sub 30-minute barrier for Men and Sub 35-minute barrier for Women will be awarded with Hero Electric Optima worth over Rs.65000/-

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Naveen Munjal, MD, Hero Electric said, “ONE RACE SuperSikh Run is a very special event for everyone at Hero Electric. This is one-of-a-kind, most diverse and culturally rich race in the world, and we are glad to be an integral part of it since its inception. This year, as pioneers of e-mobility in India, our objective is not only to support the run, but also spread the message to do our bit in preserving the environment. It is a proud moment for us every year to witness all runners come together and support us in the cause.”

Centered around the philosophy “ONE RACE HUMAN RACE”, SuperSikh Run is a half marathon organized for all participants beyond the feeble barriers of caste, creed, religion, sex, race and the challenges thrown by life.

Earlier this month, Hero Electric flagged off the promo run ahead of ONE RACE SuperSikh run on 9th November. The run was flagged off from Hero Electric’s head office in Gurugram and saw participation from over 200 runners. 

Keeping in mind the rising pollution levels in Delhi-NCR and as part of Hero Electric’s #CodeGreen initiative, the company encouraged runners to wear face buffs and jerseys with the message ‘Beat Air Pollution’ and ‘Let’s breathe better, let’s go electric’ written on them as a symbol of protest against air pollution. Arjuna Awardee Boxer  Mandeep Jangra along with the face of the event and Chief inspiration officer, Major DP Singh, Kargil war survivors and India’s first amputee marathoner will also be among the runners.

 HSB