The main purpose of the road safety run-fest is for the people to realize if we all can run through all terrains of Delhi together, in our attempt to reach the destination while fighting the race against time, yet appreciating and respecting the presence of so many different entities, infrastructures and people using the same road at the same time for the same purpose with the same vigor for the marathon, we can use them similarly at all different times to reduce the number of accidents and then deaths happening due to them.
Indian Road Safety Campaign in collaboration with Ministry of Road Transport & Highways is conducting the First Ever Road Safety Marathon in India “Annual Safe Road Half Marathon 2018” from JLN Stadium on 18th March 2018.
This Marathon will be a part of the iSAFE; an inter-college competition organised by IRSC, IIT Delhi in collaboration with MoRTH and DTP for all colleges across India with the vision to make roads safer for all and achieve path-breaking changes in the same.
The Marathon would begin and end at the JLN Stadium and would cover a route across some of the busiest locations of New Delhi, promoting the cause among 50+ lakh people during the course, before and after the marathon. Prizes worth 1.5 lacs to be distributed to winners. Marathon would be having the presence the various dignitaries from Ministry. The Marathon is expected to have theliu participation of 4000-5,000 people.
Marathon will witness the presence of various dignataries from Ministry ,Niti Aayog, Delhi Police etc.