Habitat for Humanity India participates in marathons held in four major cities – Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bengaluru – to raise support for housing, sanitation and disaster response initiatives.
Business leaders, students, youngsters, corporate teams and all friends of Habitat who believe that everyone deserves a decent place to live, run to support our vision of building a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Over 520 runners ran in the following marathons in 2019-20 in support of housing, sanitation and disaster risk reduction and response initiatives in the country.
89 students from 17 schools participated in the marathons.
|Airtel Delhi Half Marathon||20th October 2019|
|TSK25 Kolkata Run||15th December 2019|
|Tata Mumbai Marathon||19th January 2020|
|TCS World 10K Bengaluru||13th September 2020 (cancelled)|
Corporates can donate to marathons from CSR, Marketing or HR budgets.
To participate, contact: Sameer Shrivastav | [email protected] | +91 9999692187
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019
Over 200 people ran the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019 on 20th October 2019 in support of Habitat for Humanity India. Mr. Rajesh Ramakrishnan, Managing Director, Perfetti Van Melle India ran the Dream Run. Ms. Shweta Sharma, Ms. Sarita Rawat and Mr. Justin Jebakumar ran as Individual Silver Care Champions. Aditi Someshwar, Suryaveer Singh and Toma Ogawa ran as Millennial Champions.
Tata Steel Kolkata 25K Run 2019
A team of 19 individuals from Senco Gold ran the Tata Steel Kolkata (TSK) 25K for Habitat India on 15th December 2019.
Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020
Mr. Sumanth Cidambi, Director - KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) India Financial Services Private Limited, participated in the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020 as a Change Icon, running for better sanitation on behalf of Habitat India.
We are also grateful to Mr. Piyush Khullar who ran as a Change Investor and Ms. Shloka Nath who ran the marathon as a Change Maker to raise funds for our work!
Tata Mumbai Marathon 2019
Mr. Sudhir Shenoy (CEO, Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd [Dow India]), ran as a Change Champion in the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2019.
Mr. Shenoy raised money to support Habitat India's initiative to provide housing for the widows of farmers. Habitat for Humanity India has built homes for 25 women whose farmer husbands have committed suicide due to the financial crisis.
Watch our film to know more about Mr. Sudhir Shenoy’s initiative.
Habitat India Runners Build
If you run for us as a corporate team, you could get the chance to participate in a Runners Build. Here you get the opportunity to meet and build a home with a future Habitat homeowner.
A Big Thank You to Our Supporters in 2019-20!
Perfetti Van Melle | Capita | Indostar | Senco Gold | Messe Frankfurt | FireEye | Gerberit | Plasser India | GroupM Media India Pvt Ltd | Li and Fung | Schindler India Pvt Ltd | Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd.
Billabong High International School, Andheri | Billabong High International School, Malad | Goldcrest International School | Lodha World School, Palava | Smt. Sulochana Singhania School | HFS International School | The Universal School, Ghatkopar | Pathways School, Noida
You can download the Marathon Report for 2019-20 here for more information.