New Delhi : The highly anticipated 18th edition of the prestigious Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon is approaching rapidly, with the city’s excitement reaching a crescendo in anticipation of the noteworthy mass participation event, #RangDeDilli. Participants can look forward to a unique Finisher Medal crafted by Vedanta’s Zinc, recognizing their enduring spirit. Indian cricketer and PUMA athlete, Harleen Deol, has revealed the distinct VDHM Race Day Tee.
PUMA Athlete & Cricketer Harleen Deol, said “Running means everything to me. Our sport is all about running, and the Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon is a great initiative. This event inspires people. Women have broken barriers through the event and most of the decision makers at the Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon are women, and that tells you a lot.”
It’s 𝒮𝒽𝑜𝓌 𝒯𝒾𝓂𝑒 💙
— Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon (@DelhiHM_) September 28, 2023
Commenting on the launch of the Race Day Tee, Shreya Sachdev, Head of Marketing, PUMA India said, “As the sports partner of Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon, we are extremely excited to support the runners for this iconic road race with the launch of a new PUMA Race Day tee along with PUMA athlete and cricketer Harleen Deol. The tee is made with high-performance fabric to back runners all the way to the finish line”.
Delhi Half Marathon 2023: Prize Money, Starting Point, Guests
The USD 268,000 prize money World Athletics Gold Label Road Race will be initiated from the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Sunday, October 15. Tens of thousands of amateurs will join World Championships Silver Medalist Daniel Ebenyo & Rio Olympic Gold Medalist Almaz Ayana in a race. The prestigious race, which has stood as a pinnacle of sporting glory, will happen under the watchful eyes of the International Event Ambassador – Two-time Olympic Champion Ashton Eaton.
Participation Guide: How to Join the Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon
Register now for the Half Marathon, the Great Delhi Run (Approx.4.5km), the Senior Citizens’ Run and the Champions with Disability Run (Approx. 2.5km) and join the celebration! Registrations are open until 11:59 p.m. 30th September 2023 or until spots are filled, whichever is earlier.
Making the running movement in Delhi even stronger for consecutive years, Title sponsor Vedanta Limited will continue with the cause of #RunForZeroHunger during the race. For every kilometre run, the Indian conglomerate will provide a nutritious meal to a child through its flagship social impact initiative — the Nand Ghar project.
Special Medal For Finishers
Commenting on the association, Priya Agarwal Hebbar, Chairperson – Hindustan Zinc, Non-Executive Director – Vedanta stated, “It gives us immense joy to see the capital geared up for Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon. VDHM is a testament to the power of communities uniting for a cause, and the enthusiasm of the people only fuels our passion to give back to society. With the help of every participant, we will come one step closer to our dream that no child should go to bed hungry. For every kilometre run we will contribute one meal to a child through our Nandghar initiative and this year our aim is to contribute 2 million meals. I am confident, that not just Delhi, but the entire nation will Run For Zero Hunger.
TV Naarayan, CMO, IDFC FIRST Bank, said, “IDFC FIRST Bank is delighted to be the Associate Sponsor of yet another edition of the Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon, one of the most awaited and recognized distance running events globally. This association aims to bring people together and promote a healthy lifestyle. As a Bank driven by the philosophy of social good, we feel this association is a great way to connect with our customers and encourage them as they challenge themselves to reach fitness or financial milestones. We look forward to an event that radiates energy, inspires a spirit of camaraderie, and encourages people’s #JourneyToTheStart”.The Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon will be held on 15th October 2023. Registration for Half marathon, Great Delhi Run (Approx.4.5km), Senior Citizens’ Run (Approx. 2.5km) and the Champions with Disability Run (Approx. 2.5km) is open until 11:59 PM 30th September 2023 or until spots are filled, whichever is earlier.
Delhi Metro To Operate Early on Race Day
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation commits to participant accessibility by announcing special services for event day, with metro services starting from 4 a.m. from all terminal stations. As for the restless international enthusiast, the Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon Virtual Run allows participants worldwide to partake via the exclusive Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon app.
Lastly, the Mirchi Get Active Race Expo is scheduled to be held at the Major Dhyanchand Stadium from Thursday, October 12, 2023, to Saturday, October 14, 2023. The much-anticipated Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon will be held on October 15, 2023.