Running for a Cause
The fourth edition of the Hiranandani Thane Half Marathon (HTHM) was flagged
off on February 14, 2016 from Hiranandani Estate, Thane, had three categories
in this edition Half Marathon - 21.097km, Green Run 10 km and Fun Run - 4 km. The
race has been recognized by the Athletics Federation of India.
The amount collected through registrations during the last three marathons was donated
to charitable institutions like Ruhi (associated with Tata Memorial Hospital), Jaipur
Foot, Mumbai Mobile Creches, Concern India, Oxfam and Buniyaad.
This year the net amount collected through registrations will be utilized in building
sanitation facilities in and around Thane area under the aegis of the Thane Municipal
From this year the race would also encourage runners to raise charity for a particular
cause through charity raising platform 'ketto.org'. The cause for this year was
the drought hit farmers of Maharashtra. Participants could donate any amount towards
this cause using 'Ketto.org'. The net amount collected through this platform was
donated to an NGO working for this cause.
Till now we collected amount of Rs.345873/-