Following the success of last year’s global event, IAAF Run 24-1 will return for its second edition on Saturday 2 June New Delhi, along with a series of 24 one-mile runs staged around the world, to support the Global Running Day, the worldwide celebration that encourages everyone to get moving.
Beginning on the Pacific island of Fiji and ending 24 hours later in USA, the IAAF Run 24:1 initiative incorporates races held in 24 cities across 24 countries on six continents to create the largest continuous one-mile run to ever take place across multiple cities in 24 hours. More than 12,000 runners participated in the inaugural IAAF Run 24-1 in 2018 and this year the participation is expected to increase across the 24 host cities.
After the kick-off in Fiji, the global run moves to Melbourne and then to major capital cities in Asia such as Tokyo, Beijing, Singapore and Delhi. The Central Asian event will take place in Kazakhstan’s capital Nur Sultan before the event moves to Africa with stops in Mauritius and Nairobi. It will then continue to Gaza and will cross over to Europe with a stop in Istanbul followed by Copenhagen, Milan and Birmingham. The global running campaign then moves back to Africa to Gaborone, Yaoundé and Rabat before crossing the Atlantic and reaching Sao Paulo, Santiago, Havana, Bogotá, Mexico, to USA and concluding the tour in Monaco.
FOURTH INTL EDITION
02 JUN 2019
ARMY PARADE GRND, NEW DELHI
WHAT IS IAAF RUN 24:1
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Run 24:1 is a series of ONE MILE RUN that will be conducted around the world to celebrate the GLOBAL RUNNING DAY ON 02 JUN 2019. Partnering with Sports Ministries, District Authorities, Race Authorities, Race Organizers & Member Federations around the world, the IAAF initiative incorporate ONE MILE RUN as one after other in a series to be held in 24 selected cities across 15 time zones around the world. This 24 – HOUR event with ONE MILE RUN in each city will start from FIJI and conclude in LOS ANGELES while travelling across venues such as VANCOUVER, TORONTO, LIMA, MEXICI CITY, SAO PAULO, HAVANA, BUENOS AIRES, ABIDJAN, PRAIA, JOHANNESBURG, NICE, BERLIN, MINSK, ADDIS ABABA, RAMALLAH, BANGKOK, AUCKLAND, MELBOURNE, TOKYO, BEIJING, SINGAPORE, NEW DELHI AND LONDON. It will be Live Streamed around the world from each venue. Top athletes and celebrities of the world have pledged their support to this global festival of running.
Indian Territorial Army & the Athletics Federation of India had partnered together to organise the first ever official National Marathon of India which started from the year 2018. This Marathon was named as “Territorial Army & Athletics Federation of India Run (TAAFI RUN)”. This marathon is organised on 2nd October every year as part of the raising day celebrations of the Indian Territorial Army (an integral part of the Indian Army) and which is also called as the Citizens’ Army.
This year “Indian Territorial Army & The Athletics Federation of India” have partnered with IAAF to Conduct IAAF RUN 24:1 on June 2nd, 2019 at Army Parade Ground in New Delhi.
TAAFI RUN & IAAF RUN 24:1