Umang members to run in Marathon
Mulund-based NGO wants to promote the cause of education at the Mumbai event
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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ts will help and provide education material to more than 1500 children in the next education session” said Ashish Goyal, founder, Umang Foundation.
The participants include professionals from varied fields like finance, television, management and others. “I believe education is most powerful tool to empower our future. Umang has taken up this challenge to carve the future of our country,” said Saurabh
Katiyar, Half Marathon runner and a finance professional working with an Investment Bank.
Umang Foundation has provided education material to more than 3500 less fortunate children in more than 16 schools in last three years. firstname.lastname@example.org
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