Kerala to host the inaugural Zayed Charity Marathon in 2024
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The inaugural Zayed Charity Marathon in India is scheduled for 2024 and will be organized by the Higher Organizing Committee.
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With the cooperation of both the Kerala state authorities and the Indian community living in the UAE, Kerala has been selected as the host state for this important event.
The primary objective of the Zayed Charity Marathon is to raise funds for charitable causes, and the proceeds from the Kerala-based marathon will be directed to supporting healthcare initiatives within the state.
The event has sponsorship and support from various entities including the UAE Government, Government of Kerala, and the Indian community in the UAE.
The registration fee for the marathon will be contributed to charity.
Zayed Charity Marathon
The Zayed Charity Marathon is a prestigious event honoring the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, former President of the UAE.
It was launched in Abu Dhabi in 2001 to promote humanitarian and charitable messages in line with Sheikh Zayed's philanthropic legacy.
The event is expanding its reach to India in collaboration with the Kerala state authorities and the Indian community in the UAE.
Proceeds from the marathon will be directed to innovative cancer research and treatments.
The monetary prize for the marathon winners will amount to AED1 million.
The marathon is open to runners of all skill levels, with several race distances offered including full marathon, half marathon and 10 km.
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