Airtel Delhi Half Marathon will take place on 29 November 2020.
The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM), since its inception, has held India’s flag high; representing its sporting spirit and generosity. On 29th November, the World Athletics Gold Label Road Race will showcase a resurgent sporting India to the world and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju is also excited for one of the world’s most prestigious half marathon.
Supported by Government of NCT of Delhi, the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Ministry of External Affairs, Sports Authority of India, Athletics Federation of India, World Athletics, Association of International Marathons & Distance Races, ADHM will once again have the best athletes from around the world, running alongside national elite in the heart of the capital city.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said, “Sport has always been a symbol of optimism, and we look forward to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on November 29. We extend our full support to this event that is India’s pride and welcome the world’s best athletes to our capital city.”
Kiren Rijiju remarked, “The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is representative of a healthier and fitter nation and reinforces the vision of the Fit India movement. I would encourage each and every one of you to participate from the safety & security of your own surroundings.”
The marathon will follow the highest level of safety standards with bio-secure zones to ensure a COVID free race for the elite runners. While the elite runners will be at the start line at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, amateurs from across the globe will join them via the exclusive Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Mobile App.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia stated, “Over the years, the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon has become an integral part of Delhi’s sporting calendar and an enduring symbol of sporting excellence, philanthropy, health & fitness.”
“To watch the finest runners in the world compete on our home ground, will certainly be a boost for the citizens of Delhi and across India. That along with the thousands of amateur runners who participate in this event give us a great opportunity to come together as a community to celebrate the joy of running,” he concluded.