The "Chennai Runs" marathon, organized by MRT1, is back and set to light up the streets on November 26, 2023. More than just a marathon, this event is a powerful initiative to make a difference, one stride at a time. Categories are 3K, 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon.
The starting point is Olcott Memorial Higher Secondary School, Besant Nagar.
At the heart of "Chennai Runs" is its noble mission to raise funds for the Sri Arunodayam Charitable Trust, a home for underprivileged children with disabilities. Every step taken during the marathon contributes to a brighter future for these children, making "Chennai Runs" more than just a race, but a celebration of compassionate action. The prize money amount is Rs. 3,00,000.
“The idea of this marathon has a very important mission that MRT1 and Arunodhayam has taken up, and I wish them all success.
I’m happy to wish them and be a part of this endeavour,” says Mr Kamal Hassan.
"Every stride you take in the “Chennai Runs” marathon is a stride for a smile, a stride for a better future for the children we support" says, Iyyappan Subramaniyan, Founder Managing Trustee Sri Arunodayam Charitable Trust.
"It's a celebration of kindness, a celebration of making a difference in the lives of these incredible children" - Chirag Gupta, Chairman, MRT1.
To share the message of hope and smiles, use #StridesForSmiles and tag @chennairuns to become a part of this heartwarming event.