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COUNTDOWN TO PINKATHON DAY 2019

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If you wish to lead a city as an ambassador, kindly follow the details and fill up the form given below:

  • Create an event page on Facebook with all details of the event.
  • Establish a 5 kms route at any centrally located public space.
  • Ensure a minimum of 30 registrations.
  • All registrations will be done on the www.pinkathonday.com website.
  • Be responsible for all communication between the City and the Mumbai team.
  • Help promote Pinkathon Day on all the Digital Platforms.

80 Cities

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Any city can be nominated by an individual, or group of people, willing to take on the role of City Ambassador.

All guidelines will be provided.

A member of the Mumbai team will be available at all times to facilitate information or any other requirement.

200 Locations

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Any city can be nominated by an individual, or group of people, willing to take on the role of City Ambassador.

All guidelines will be provided.

A member of the Mumbai team will be available at all times to facilitate information or any other requirement.

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Pinkathon Day 2019

Pinkathon Day is a fitness movement started to encourage people to make running or any kind of fitness activity part of their lives. It is driven by women.

The message of Pinkathon is clear. Women, we need you. Your families need you, and not just your children, but your society, your country needs you. In the words of Bishop Tutu and countless wise men before and since, “If we are going to see real development in the world then our best investment is WOMEN!”

The need of this hour and this time, is for women to come together as a community to drive positivity in progress and good health for all, starting with THEMSELVES! In a country like ours, with a culture that has no tradition of sports for all, or exercise or of healthy lifestyle practices, change is needed and women are the key to that change.

Using COMMUNITY RUNNING as a tool, the Pinkathon and it’s Ambassadors have empowered and enabled thousands of women across India to bring positive change into their lives. By understanding that by PRIORITISING a little bit of time for themselves every day they can bring about change in physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Change in understanding the value they bring to their families and society, and respecting that value. Bringing change to the future of their families by INSPIRING BY EXAMPLE. Bringing the concept of health into every aspect of their lives. Making physical, mental and emotional health the driving force of every decision.

In the last 7 years, Ambassadors of Pinkathon have been relentless and unflagging in their efforts to spread this message and build this community from the ground up, in each and every household. Each Ambassador is tasked with starting a running group especially for women, around their place of residence, and dedicating at least one hour per week to a meet up and run session.

In the eight cities of Pinkathon, Ambassadors are doing their bit. It is time to spread the word as far and wide as possible.

IT IS TIME FOR PINKATHON DAY 2019!

The Pinkathon community has been growing year on year and last year on October 21st, we took a pledge to take Pinkathon to as many towns and cities of India as possible, with the help of our Ambassadors. The event was a great success and we saw more than 50 cities and 6 countries participating with a total participation of more than 10500 people. We are all set to take Pinkathon Day a notch higher with its 2nd edition which is scheduled for 20th October 2019 and this time we are looking at having more than 200 locations across  80 Indian cities and close to 10 countries participating.

Starting this October 20th, and at least on this one day each year, women AND THEIR FAMILIES in more and more cities across India and the world will run together under the banner of Pinkathon. People across the country are invited to nominate themselves as Ambassadors, register their cities, and call for participation. The target this year is 200 cities.
We want ‘Har Ghar Mein Pinkathon’

The time is NOW, the cause is YOU, and together, we will do more!

For all Middle East Countries ( Qatar, Muscat) and Bangladesh, Pinkathon Day will be celebrated on 18th October 2019.

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For any Pinkathon Day related query, interact only with your verified location Ambassador.

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OUR CAUSES

Pinkathon is a joint initiative of United Sisters Foundation (USF) and Maximus with a vision of creating a world where women and girls are healthy, educated, safe, and independent; realizing a desired quality of life.

Our causes focus on women empowerment through education, awareness and capacity building. The USF thrust areas identified for Pinkathon are -Education, Health & Fitness, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene, and Women Safety, Rights & Participation.

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FAQS

What is the registration fee?

The registration fee are mentioned below:

  • Indian participants- INR 200 inclusive of taxes
  • Overseas Participants- USD 10 inclusive of taxes

Can I register offline?

Yes, you can register offline. Please connect with your location Ambassador

What is included in the registration fee?

All those who register, will receive a special Pinkathon Day t-shirt, a finisher medal and an online certificate of participation.

Do I need running shoes?

It is not mandatory. You can run in any type of footwear that you feel comfortable in, or even barefoot, if that suits you.

Whom do I contact if I cannot reach my city ambassador?

You can write to us on pinkathonday@gmail.com and a member of our organising team will help you.

Can I run in another city if I am in that city on the event day?

Yes, we do not believe in your location being a barrier to participate!

But you will have to register under that location where you where you want to participate on Pinkathon Day.

Can my friends and I register together as a group?

Please register individually, however, we would love for you to participate with your friends!

Once registered can I cancel my application and if yes, will I get a refund?

No. We cannot process refunds for the same. However, you can pass on the registration to a near and dear ones till before 48 hours before the event.

Is it a timed run?

No, it is not a timed run.

Is there a prize money?

There is no prize money, however, there are lots of other exciting prizes up for grabs, for which you can refer to the prizes section.

Can men participate in the run?

Yes, participating men from the registered families can run for the Pinkathon Day 2019.

How do I get my participation certificate?

You can come back to our website after the event and find it here!

How and where do I collect the registration kit?

Please contact your city ambassador for the same.

How do I apply for the various prizes listed?

To apply, please write to us on pinkathonday@gmail.com

Are you providing t-shirts for the kids too?

We are providing five sizes of unisex t-shirts XS, S, M, L, XL

What will the participants receive ?

Yes. The amount is inclusive of both the T-shirt, medal and online certificate.

Why is the international registration at USD 10?

The cost of sending the T-shirts, medals and flags is higher to an overseas destination. So, the pricing has been decided on an average basis.

Are all international registrations priced at USD 10?

Yes. All participants residing outside India will have to pay the registration fee of USD 10.

PINKATHON DAY STORIES

Amravati Express

At times I did like pinching myself to believe WOOOOH!! What a wonderful journey that was!! And yeah, we did it with such an ease.  Excellent management and coordination from each one of you. To begin with, none other than Khud Gabbar, the Don, Milind Soman. Ajit...

KOLHAPUR RUN

Pinkathon ‘Kolhapur’ is  4 months old group formed in July 2018.  Basically, I started running in late 2017’s Diwali as a practice for upcoming 10K run registration done for Ruggedian & Lokmat Marathon in 2018 early held in my City.   Myself Mrs. Aarati S. Sanghvi...

From Running a 5k to Flagging of a 5k

60 registered runners! The last date for registrations was 15 September, although registrations for Singapore had begun only around 11 Sept. so I had hardly any time to garner registrations. Besides, we needed approval from Singapore’s National Parks for a gathering...

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