24 Nov 2019, Sunday, 5:00AM - 8:30 AM, Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar, Chennai.
1 Kms₨: 300
3 Kms₨: 300
5 Kms₨: 500
10 Kms₨: 500
Patriotic Run 2019 is a special edition marathon instituted in commemoration of the martyrs of Indian Armed Forces who made the supreme sacrifice for our motherland. The marathon will take place on 24th November, 2019 in Chennai (venue- Elliot's Beach, Besant Nagar).It is a Road-running event which promises to be an incredible experience where patriotic passion and pride for the country would soar high with participation from diverse communities and people ranging from sports, philanthropic, sports, social activists, media, veterans, armed forces, paramilitary, police and families of security forces. This event will be consisting of 10 km, 5 Km, 3km & 1km run.
The objective of this marathon is to honour martyrs and wounded warriors, create a positive and enabling environment in the country where the citizens of the country, especially youth, are made aware about the great sacrifices made by our brave hearts, instil in them a sense of pride for soldiers who serve untiringly 24*7 for our nations integrity, unity, sovereignty and safety.
Patriotic Run was an idea conceived by August 15th Organization in guidance of former President of India, the Late Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, who felt the need to create awareness towards the sacrifices made by our men in uniform and at the same time help the Martyr families/children and war wounded soldiers, who along with time are forgotten by the country at large. But unfortunately, Dr Kalam Sir didnt live through to see it happen and thus August 15th Organizaation taken it upon itself to make this dream a reality.
This event would provide an opportunity to the committed individuals and organisations to raise funds and show their gratitude towards the true heroes of our nation. These funds would be utilised towards the following project:
A FUND TO PROVIDE EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS (WHICH WILL INSPIRE THEM TO PERFORM BETTER IN THEIR EDUCATION) FOR CHILDREN FROM THE MARTYRS FAMILIES, THUS SECURING THEIR HIGHER EDUCATION & BETTER FUTURE.