Monday, November 24, 2014

INLEADers Participate in the 7th Edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2014

On Sunday, 23rd of November’14 the nation’s capital hosted the 7th edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2014 (ADHM). It was Delhi’s largest annual sporting festival.

Procam International announced a number of new initiatives and milestones for the race, making the 2014 edition a more superior running experience. Present at the event at Le Meridian, the Official Hospitality Partner, were representatives from sponsors and event partners.

32,450 individuals participated in Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2014 on November 23. Paula Radcliffe, English long-distance runner and the current women’s world record holder in the marathon were the ‘Event Ambassador’ of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2014.

The DHL corporate champions had 160 teams, while the Great Delhi Run 18,200 entries. The Senior Citizens’ Run had 1,200 participants, and the Champions with Disability Event 220.

Students of INLEAD were responsible for event operations at the ADHM and they gained great exposure in terms of handling the overall operations of a large scale event like this.

The youngest of individual runners dedicated their time and effort into raising impressive sums were 15-year-old Wayne Andrady, a student of Mount St. Mary's, Delhi, apart from individuals such as Tamana Chona, winner of Dr. Batra's Positive Health Award, who despite her physical limitations is associated with NGO work in whatever capacity possible; business woman and fitness enthusiast Nalina Suresh, and model Sonalika Sahay.

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