Hyundai Motor India supports ‘Progress for Humanity’ at Gurugram Marathon 2024

· Marathon driven by the Government of Haryana, under the patronage of the Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri. Manohar Lal.

· Supported by Hyundai Motor India Limited as Platinum Sponsor, in line with its global brand vision of ‘Progress for Humanity’.

· Inspired by ‘Haryana Uday’ and ‘Fit India’ initiatives, promoting health, community and solidarity.

· Four Categories: 42 km Full Marathon, 21 km Half Marathon, 10 km Timed Run, 5 km Fun Run

· Over 40,000 participants from diverse segments including individual runners, fitness and hobby enthusiasts, professional athletes, armed forces personnel, students and corporate participants.

· Special opportunity for Masters (45 years and above), Specially Abled Runners and Transgender participants, demonstrating inclusivity and opportunity for all. Gender-diverse participation with about 40% female and 60% male runners.

Gurugram, February 25, 2024: Hyundai Motor India proudly supported the Gurugram Marathon 2024, as a platinum sponsor, in line with its global brand vision of ‘Progress for Humanity’. The Government of Haryana organized the much talked about event, under the patronage of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri. Manohar Lal. The Marathon was flagged off at the Leisure Valley Park in Gurugram, on February 25, 2024, drawing participation from over 40 000 people. Creating much buzz among the city folk, the Gurugram Marathon 2024 celebrated the spirit of healthy living, community and solidarity, inspired by the ‘Haryana Uday’ and ‘Fit India’ initiatives.

As the Platinum sponsor, Hyundai Motor India partnered with the Haryana Government to promote health awareness and strengthen community bonds through the Marathon. The event provided an opportunity for Hyundai to engage with the masses and support Haryana government in its endeavour to celebrate not just sporting excellence, but also the spirit of unity, determination, pride, giving, togetherness and transformation. This marathon is symbolic of India’s progress and potential, and a reminder that anything is possible when we come together as a community.

Commenting on this successful partnership, Mr. Un Soo Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited, said, “We are honoured to be a part of the Gurugram Marathon 2024 as the Platinum Sponsor, living true to our commitment towards Earth, Mobility and Hope. This event is a unique platform to promote health and well-being, and further strengthen our collaboration with Government of Haryana and connect with the community. We are grateful for the opportunity to contribute towards a healthier and more vibrant society.”

With a total prize money of Rs. 15 00 000 awarded to the winners, the Marathon featured four categories – 42 km Full Marathon, 21 km Half Marathon, 10 km Timed Run, and 5 km Fun Run. It witnessed active participation from diverse segments of the society including individual runners, fitness & hobby enthusiasts, professional athletes, armed forces personnel, students and corporate participants. Besides the first three finishers, the Marathon also recognized winners in the Masters (45 years and above), Specially Abled Runners and Transgender categories, exhibiting inclusivity and opportunity for all. Notably, the event saw rich gender-diversity in participation with about 40% female and 60% male runners.

Hyundai Motor India extends its heartfelt gratitude to Government of Haryana, the organizers, participants and all stakeholders involved in making the Gurugram Marathon 2024 a resounding success.

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