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Umang members to run in Marathon

DNMUM198222 | 1/15/2011 | Author : Shubhangi Ghadi | WC :210

Mulund-based NGO wants to promote the cause of education at the Mumbai event
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A team of 250 participants representing Umang Foundation, a Mulund-based NGO will run at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, 2011 with an aim to promote education. The proceeds collected by the organisation through its representation at the SCMM-2011 will be used for distributing education material among the underprivileged.
Among the 250 participants, 226 will participate in dream-run category of the marathon, 15 members will participate in the corporate challenge team, four members will run through dream maker’s category, four members will participate in half marathon and one member will participate in full marathon.
“We are running to support and promote education among less fortunate children in our society, our effor
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