2800 runners are expected to participate in Hyderabad in3 different categories—3K, 5K and 10K
IIFL Ahimsa Run for peace and non-violence, organized across 85 locations worldwide on a single day, will be held in Hyderabad on 2nd April at 5 am.
The IIFL Jito Ahimsa Run aims at creating awareness for a better world to stop wars, and hatred and bring peace and nonviolence in our surroundings.
More than one lakh to participate in the 85 Runs that will be held in 65 locations in India and 20 Global Locations including US and UK
This is the first time in global history that thousands of runners will join for a cause across several locations simultaneously on a single day.
This run is expected to mark its entry into the Guinness World Records, Word Records India, and the Limca Book of Records for the most runners to run in multiple locations for the cause of Ahimsa (non-violence).
Over 2800 participants are expected to participate in 3 Run in Hyderabad categories 3K, 5K and 10K to be held Jala Vihar, PV Narasimha Rao, Marg, Hyderabad
The 1st Edition of the run is being organized by JITO (Jain International Trade Organisation) Hyderabad Ladies Wing. It is called “IIFL JITO AHIMSA RUN for peace & for non-violence” JITO is a worldwide organization of businessmen, industrialists, knowledge workers, and professionals reflecting the glory of ethical business practices. JITO Ladies wing has been created to empower Jain Women. And provide a platform where all JAIN women regardless of their firkas and faith can converge to create a powerful movement for benefit of all.
The total prize money for a 10K timed Run is Rs 90000 (Ninety Thousand only). The Run will start and end at the JalaVihar Parking zone. The route for the run will be from Jala Vihar towards Sanjeevaiah park and back.
JITO Hyderabad chapter was started in the year 2009 under the chairmanship of Shri Gautam Pokarna with Shri D.C Galada as the Chief Secretary.
The run has been endorsed by many public personalities across India and aims to initiate the younger generation towards peace and nonviolence at an early age to create a future generation where war and violence will become a thing of the past.
All ages and genders can run for Peace & Non -Violence. One can register for IIFL JITO Ahimsa Run at https://jitohyderabad.org/about-us/ to become a part of the run.