As marathon runners, its always a driving force to be running for a social cause that is close to your heart. When we heard about FICCI FLO Marathon happening in Magarpatta City, Pune, we were more than impressed and Why? Read on to know about the Marathon and you will be impressed too.
1. RUN TO SUPPORT WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS
FICCI FLO Marathon is one of the first marathon in Pune that is organized only by Women Entrepreneurs.
Established in 1983, FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) is the women’s wing of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) which is the apex body of industry and chambers of commerce in India.
As an all India forum for women, FLO has members comprising of entrepreneurs, professionals, executives and others, who may not be working full time or are homemakers wanting to contribute to developmental initiatives.
FLO believes that the resources and strengths of women need to be channelised, to help develop their full potential. The primary objective of FLO is to promote entrepreneurship and professional excellence in women. It does this through its educational and vocational training programmes, talks, seminars, panel discussions and workshops on a vast range of subjects especially concerning women and business.
FICCI FLO is organizing this Marathon to raise funds, run to support the ladies.
2. RUN FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
Make a difference and run for a cause.
Women Empowerment, Education and Enterpreneurship.
FLO is already working towards Women Empowerment and with this Marathon, they want to raise funds to support the cause of Women Empowerment, through increasing employment and encouraging entrepreneurship. Funds will be utilized for educating women and training them in non-traditional vocational courses. This training will empower them to work as Drivers, Canteen Staff, Security Personnel, Wardens and Hotel / Restaurant Waitstaff.
3. RUN IN THE MIDST OF LUSTROUS GREEN MAGARPATTA CITY
Magarpatta city is one of the best places in Pune to run in. Green and clean, it is one the of the pollution-free zones in the city where the breath of fresh air will pump you for running more and more. Running here is a bliss for runners!
4. RUN TO WIN
All the participants in the Marathon will be provided with a certificate and all the finishers will be awarded with Medals. A souvenir from the marathon will surely give you a feeling of pride and honor.
5. IF YOU CAN’T RUN, WALK! It’s for Everyone.
You can make a difference even if you can not run. You can participate in 3 KM Walks and contribute to the event.
Savor your piece of cake, cupcakes and candies guilt free for once:
The marathon is happening on 4th of October, 2015 in the beautiful green Magarpatta City of Pune, starting at 5 AM.
Race Distances: 3km, 5km, 10km, 21km
Timing Chip: Available for 10km, 21km
Registration Details: https://www.townscript.com/e/flo-marathon
Bib Collection / Event Expo: 3rd October in Destination Centre, Magarpatta City.
Now what are you waiting for? Save your spot and support our women. And if you are not a runner, don’t be disheartened, there is still time to train for the marathon. Here is how: Train for Marathon .
Happy Running! 🙂