On 11th March 2018, the Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Jodhpur participated in the ‘Half Marathon’ as an ‘Institutional Partner’ which was held from Barkatullah Khan Stadium, Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
‘Half Marathon’ was categorized into three categories namely, Run for Fun- 3 KM, Run for Jodhpur - 5 KM and Dream Run - 10 KM.
The ‘Half Marathon’ was flagged off by Mr. Gajendra Singh Sekhwat, MoS in Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and the Mayor of the City, Mr. Ghanshyam Ojha.
‘Half Marathon’ - a celebration of people, food, culture, happiness and fitness was an initiative to increase awareness of health and fitness in the smaller towns and cities of India while encouraging runners across the country to travel to unique destinations and make the most of their visit.
The other big sponsors of the events were Sketchers, Kotak Mahindra, HP, ISUZU, MY FM etc.
All the staff and student of the institute participated in the ‘Half Marathon’ and enjoyed a unique running experience in the lovely morning weather and the rich Rajasthani hospitality and culture.
The fund of generated through this ‘Half Marathon’ will be utilized in the development of primary school of nearby area of Jodhpur.