Round Table India, the national social service organisation, and Bharti Airtel today announces the 3rd Edition of Airtel Run for Education 2016, Kolkata
The city’s only fund raising sporting event contributing towards the cause of education for underprivileged children. The 2016 leg of this annual event will be held on the 27th November, flagging off from the City Centre I Salt Lake and expects to see participation of over 8,000 runners from across Kolkata.
Present at the launch of Airtel Run for Education were seven eminent panelist including the lady of the hour Ms. Michelle Kakade (fame: Guinness World Record Holder for ‘fastest time to travel’ the Great Indian Quadrilateral Run in 193 days: 1 hour: 9mins) ; Mr. Vir Inder Nath, Bharti Airtel Ltd CEO of West Bengal and Odisha; Mr. Subir Saha Director of Medfit; Mr. Manpreet Singh ‘Raja’, Round Table India(RTI) National President; Mr. Kunal Khilani, Race Director and Marathon Convener, Mr. Sandeep Harabjanka, RTI Area IV Chairman; Mr.Shobhan Kumar, Hyatt Director of Operations; anchored Ms.Sonika Chuahan. The key message the speakers was to propagate the importance of education with a credo, ‘there is enlightenment in education.’
The event was followed the showcase of Bib as a kick-start to Airtel Run For Education 2016 Mr. Manpreet Singh ‘Raja’, Round Table India (RTI) National Presidentand other members. Commenting at the launch, Mr. Vir Inder Nath, CEO – West Bengal & Odisha, Bharti Airtel Limited, said, “We are truly excited to be a part of Airtel Run for Education 2016, synergistic with our core brand value of creating a positive impact, bringing thousands of people together to celebrate the spirit of running for a noble cause. Beginning with 2014 we have had the chance to support the cause of education for underprivileged children through this event, I would urge all Kolkata citizens to participate, assure their full support to make this event a great success”. The event was followed unraveling of the Jersey for the up-coming marathon which is going to be held on 27th November’2016 flagging off from City Centre I, Saltlake, Kolkata. So Kolkata get your shoe out and pull up your socks as we are ready!
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