Punjabi singer, Rabbi Shergill & Mr. Dilip Jayram, CEO Procam International (L to R ) at the inauguration of The Get Action Expo at the NSCI ground, New Delhi
With just one week to go for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2012, the excitement levels only seem to get bigger and better. The thrill to run the fifth edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, was evident at the Get Active Expo, which was inaugurated by Punjabi singer, Rabbi Shergill, with Mr. Christian Saffer, Director-Marketing, BMW India, Mr. VD Wadhwa, MD & CEO Timex Group India Ltd, Mr. Yatish Meherishi, Regional Director of Radio Mirchi & Mr. Dilip Jayram, CEO Procam International, the promoters of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon at the NSCI ground, gate no. 3 & 4.
The Get Active Expo is organised and marketed by Radio Mirchi Activations from September 21 to 23 and is a unique opportunity for health, fitness and wellbeing enthusiasts to come together under one roof. The Expo will be on between 11.00 am to 7.00 pm on all the three days and will also be the venue for all confirmed participants from Delhi and its surrounding areas to come and collect their running numbers along with the goodie bags. Outstation runners can collect their running numbers and goodie bags on September 29 between 11.00 am and 7.00 pm at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
Exciting times at the Expo: The grand finale of the Airtel Treadmillion Challenge will be conducted at the Expo on all 3 days. The zone which clocks the highest number of miles will be the winner. Airtel and Radio Mirchi will then help fulfill one of the demands of the winning zone, chosen/identified by the people of that zone. The winning zone will be announced on the final day (23rd September). The Airtel Marathon Rockers contest too will be conducted at the Expo at the following times: 6.15 pm on September 21; 3.45 p.m., 5 p.m., 6.15 p.m on September 22 and 5 p.m. onwards on September 23.
A limited number of running bibs will be sold at the Expo by Concern India Foundation at their stall, with the proceeds going towards charity. Bibs for the Half Marathon will be available for Rs 2000, and bibs for the Great Delhi Run at Rs 1500.
The Following partners will have interactive stalls at the Expo: Bharti Airtel; BMW Experience Zone; Timex India; Omron Healthcare; Max Healthcare; Radio Mirchi and Concern India Foundation. In addition to the above, there will also be stalls set up by Nike India and ASICS Japan.
Running is so tedious, painful and exhausting, so why do we run at all? People run for many reasons- to lose weight or to achieve an ideal body weight, for better health, to stay fit and the list goes on…