Run with your heart not with your legs. Run with Prayaas- IIM Raipur Marathon on 12th February 2017 to support the cause of clean India. A nation we all dream of, a state we all live in. Let’s all run to make this dream of Prayaas of a clean nation turn reality. The run will start at 5:30 A M at marine drive Telibandha Raipur. The event is has filed 1200 registrations till day and is expected to reach 1750 by 12th February.
For participants coming by private vehicles parking facilities have been arranged at Jalvihar Colony, Canal Link road for both 5km and 11 km run. The participants would be receiving a kit consisting of T shirt and cap. Arrangements for safety of the participants is ensured. Ambulances and health centres will be available at the venue. Facilities for water, glucose for all the runners will be available at all the checkpoints. For route details of the track kindly visit the official website of PRAYAAS.
To ensure participants plan early morning schedule to reach the destination in time the team has arranged buses which will be running in the city to commute to the place. There will be three buses in the three routes. The first bus will start from Kali Badi and will cover Nalghar Chowk , holy hearts school , Katdra Talab/ Netaji Chowk, Civil lines ending in telibandha. The second bus will start from Samta Colony moving towards Azad Chowk, Jaistamb Chowk , Kacheri and reaching Telibandha. The third bus will start from Railway station towards Ambedkar hospital,Kacheri Chowk , Ghadi Chowk reaching Telibandha Talab. All the buses will start sharp at 5 AM at the starting location of three routes and will cover the distance in half an hour reaching the destination by 5: 45. Team Prayaas requests its participants to avail the facilities in the afore-mentioned timings.
Also, All the registered participants are requested to collect the BIB at Rotary Club of Raipur, 74, Jal Vihar Colony Colony, Telibandha on 11th February between 2:00 PM to 9:00 P M. It stands important to collect the BIB ID for the smooth functioning on 12th February.
The event will be graced by renowned personalities in sports fraternity. The real Dhangal girl Babita Kumari Phogat commonwealth Games Champion in 2014. The only second female wrestler from India to win a medal at world championships. The event will also witness the ace archer Deepika Kumari – commonwealth gold medallist 2010. These two very talented sportspersons will be present to deliver the message to mobilise and educate urban youth about making the right lifestyle choices that do not expose them to disease. Along with the participants, they will pledge to maintain clean streets and also to focus on sanitation and maintaining a hygienic environment.
Furthering to our endeavour to spread awareness regarding clean India mission, the team of Prayaas will be adopting a village in the state of Chhattisgarh. Adopt a village initiative which is aimed towards bringing change at grass-root level by imparting behavioural change program and showcasing turnaround in the village. The team will donate the sum collected during the event to the model village for improvement of sanitation facilities. This will go a long way in ensuring a permanent positive change in the model village.
With all the initiatives run by the team Prayaas in the past two months to spread the word of clean India being successful, its dream of making the city Raipur -the state Chhatisgarh a Swaach place to live can be possible only by the active participation of its citizens.
Registrations are still open and can be registered through https://iimraipurmarathon-prayaas.com/registration/ or give a miss call on 022-30256736. Also, offline registrations available at all prime malls of the city Raipur on Saturday.
Finally, the team Prayaas invites the entire city to come and support the cause and participate in marathon and run for a cause, run for clean India run with Prayaas to bring a change. Let’s all take the first step and join the campaign to make our CHATTISGARH state a clean place to live in.