Madras Round Table 1 (MRT 1), engaged in community service is organizing Chennai Runs, a charity marathon, on December 11 in the city to raise funds for treating paediatric cancer in association with Mahesh Memorial Trust, an NGO dedicated to creating awareness, detection, and treatment of paediatric cancer.
This Charity Marathon is supported by Ziess, an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optical lenses, Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, one of India’s leading networks of eye hospitals, Vasanth & Co, Kalyan Jewellers, Kosh Luxury Resorts, KKN Energy, Apollo Healthcare, ID Fresh Food and Coca Cola India.
Olcott Memorial High School
The first edition of Chennai Runs, to begin from Olcott Memorial High School Ground, Besant Nagar, will have 3 KM, 5 KM, 10 KM, and 21 KM categories open to the public, students, and corporate employees and the Champions with Disability also run.
The participants will get a supreme quality event t-shirt, and a finisher medal. The runners taking part in the 5 KM, 10 KM and 21 KM timed-run categories will be given a timing chip, embedded in the race bib. Upon completion, they can obtain an e-timing certificate. The 3 KM category is a non-timed run. The public can register online at www.chennairuns.com till 25th of November 2022.