On 12th January 2014, Nashik Run, 2014 took place on this fresh and cold Sunday morning. Nashik Run event is organized every year where Nashikkites participate, whether young or old with an aim of social working and helping the deprived sections of the society. Mr.N.Balakrishna,the chairman of Nashik Run accompanied by most of the corporate houses in Nashik arranged this zealous rally. BOSCH and EPCOS were one of the major contributors of this social cause.
This year, a crowd of almost 20,000 people gathered for Nashik Run whereas first year of Nashik Run, 11th January 2003 witnessed 2000 to 3000 people. It was witnessed that the crowd was comparatively less to last year but 10 times more than the 1st year of Nashik Run. The chief Guests for the ceremony included Mayor Yatin Wagh, municipal commissioner Sanjay Khandare,Trustee Uttara Kher and others. The rally was divided into 2 major categories i.e – one for children and other for adults. The distance for children was approx 2.5 kms whereas for adults a stretch of 4.5 kms.
This year Nashik run collected over 90 lakhs for charity. Funds were collected by selling the Nashik Run attractive yellow colored t-shirts and donations from sponsors. Funds that are collected are directed for social causes such as training and educating the mentally challenged, skill centre for less able, sheltering women, extending support to orphans, etc.
As always Nashik Run was supported by many in Nashik and we wait for yet another magnificent year with Nashik Run 2015- In aid for social cause!