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Running for Education #India
5K, 1 Mile, Other
Sun, Apr 24, 2016
Individual 5K - Individual 5K
Individual 1 Mile - Individual 1 Mile
5K and 1 Mile Famiy Entry - 5K and 1 Mile Family Entry
Other-Sleep In! - Sleep In and Support Pratham
About This Activity
In the 1990s, half of the world’s illiterate children were in India.
We created Pratham to change that. We believe education is the fundamental right of every child and no child should be deprived of this basic right simply because he or she does not have access to it or does not have the resourcesto realize his or her dreams.
Pratham means "first" in Sanskrit.
We are the first major organization to achieve lasting, wide-scale success in educating India’s youth. Our mission is to improve the quality of education in India and to ensure that all children in India are not only attending but also thriving in school. Using very low-cost and scalable methods, Pratham works in collaboration with the government, local communities, parents, teachers and volunteers across the country to achieve its mission.
We’ve reached over a million children in India.
Since our beginnings in the slums of Mumbai in 1994, we’ve become the largest non-governmental organization working to provide quality education to rural and urban children throughout India. Today, Pratham’s programs—including pre-schools, community libraries and remedial learning programs—reach millions of children every year.
All proceeds from the event will go to the Partham USA Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter.
Event details and schedule
Mcinnish Park 2340 Sandy Lake Rd Coppell, TX 75019
7:00AM Late Registration
8:00AM 5K Start Mile
8:30AM 1 Mile Fun Run
5K Course Map TBD
1 Mile Course Map TBD
Course notes: The course officially closes at 10:00 AM for all participants.
No Refunds or Transfers allowed.
Awards will be given to the Masters Male/Female winners in the 5K and Overall Male/Female winners in the 5K.
Age group awards will be in 5 year increments, with medals awarded for top 3 finishers in each age group.