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This is our 1 year anniversary of Feet on the Street. Which means 1 year of getting Bangalore running…running for a cause! We invite all the RFLers and your friends & family to be there to celebrate 5 years of RFL and 1 year of Feet on the Street.

Feet on the Street
Date of the run: Sunday 14 March 2010 – this is the correct date and NOT the 14th of February.
Venue: Cubbon Park (opposite Kanteerava Stadium/ UB city entrance).
Time: Assemble by 6.30 am. The run will start at 7 am.
The run is free; there is NO registration fee.

ImagineIndia our partner for Feet on the Street this month

ImagineIndia, an organisation formed with the basic premise that one person CAN make a difference. It’s an organisation that believes that each of us out there wants to do something for the needy and ImagineIndia provides a space for all the little drops to become an ocean. ImagineIndia is currently focused on child care and development.
For a lot of underprivileged children in most rural & some urban schools – both governmental & non governmental, writing is still restricted to traditional methods like writing on black walls or slates. And every time something new has to be written, a child has to erase the old information first, and along with it, a significant part of learning & knowledge is erased.

In an endeavour to ensure that what they learn stays with them, ImagineIndia runs a Notebook Donation drive every year as part of our School Adoption Program. They support over 100 schools for the underprivileged in both rural & urban areas by providing education materials like books, pens, pencils, uniforms & shoes; improving the infrastructure by building roofs, toilets, etc. This is apart from initiatives like setting up computer labs, life-skills programs, art competitions and sports rooms. In short, they make an earnest effort to give what every child needs – a childhood.

According to their estimates, the cost of notebooks per child per year works out to be Rs. 70. And at Rs. 100, we can buy all the study materials they need – books, pens, pencils, boxes, etc.

How many children can you help?

You can contribute by writing a cheque/DD drawn in favour of “ImagineIndia Foundation”, HDFC A/c # 08771450000015, Padmanabnagar Branch. This can be deposited at any HDFC Branch or ATM or sent by post/courier to #15, II Main, I Block, BSK III Stage, III Phase, Bangalore-560085. Alternately, you can make an online/NEFT/RGTS transfer to the same account number.

**Note: ImagineIndia Foundation is a registered trust & recognised under Sec80G of the Income Tax Act. All donations to ImagineIndia will be tax exempt. Tax exemption receipts will be mailed/emailed to you on request. ”
For more, check – http://www.icanimagine.org

These events are brought to you by: Runners For Life
In association with: ImagineIndia, Radio Indigo and End to End Marketing Solutions.

Do help us spread the word and get more and more people to start running. Let’s get Bangalore running!

Regards,
Arvind Bharathi (A2)
Contact us at:
E-mail ID – RFL@thefullerlife.com

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The first Fortnightly Run of 2010 is coming up this weekend at the ever popular running route around Eagle Ridge Resort, off Bannerghatta road. It will be great to catch up over the post-run breakfast about the SCMM and the new running season.

Also given below is a list of runners who have submitted their registration cheques to RFL for the Auroville Marathon. If you have sent your cheque to us and don’t see your name in the list, it means that we have not received it yet. If your name figures in the list but have not got a mail from the Auroville Marathon authorities, then mail into us at RFL@thefullerlife.com with the following details so we can follow up.

Full name
Phone number
Email ID
Cheque number, amount and date sent to us
Category registered for

Detials of the fortnightly run this weekend.
Date: Sunday 24 January
Distances you can run: 3 k out and 3 k back. You are welcome to run as much as you want within 10am

Reporting Time: The run starts at 6.30AM. Reporting time 6AM
For directions: click here
To car pool click here

Other highlights:
o        Great cycling track if you want to cycle instead of run

Breakfast: There will be breakfast served at  Eagle Ridge (the start point) from 8AM to 11AM. It will cost Rs. 150/- per head (pay at the venue directly). All interested in the breakfast, please mail into RFL@thefullerlife.com, so that we can let the resort know how many people to expect. The last day for mailing in for the breakfast is Thursday (21st of Jan.).

Runner for Life
This run is brought to you by Runners For Life – the largest running community in India. Join in and become a runner for life! To know more about RFL, please visit-  http://runnersforlife.com/. Runners for Life is a division of The Fuller Life (www.thefullerlife.com), a recreation company, which for over eight years has been helping people live our vision of ‘One life. Do more.’

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Hi All,
 
A week after Bangalore hosts its landmark event, the Sunfeast world 10k, what better way for Bangalore to keep the momentum going, than to run some more J. Yes people – Feet on the Street is back!
 
This edition of Feet on the Street is in partnership with Association for the Mentally Challenged (AMC). AMC’ s aim is to create a meaningful environment for the mentally challenged, through academic, vocational, social and health-care programmes. Today AMC helps over 200 mentally challenged children, adolescents and adults. It is Bangalore’s only institution that undertakes to support the mentally challenged through all the stages of life. AMC continuously works to change society’s attitude towards these special people.
 
Let’s get Bangalore running – For a cause!
 
Date of the run: 07 June 2009
Venue: Cubbon Park (opposite Kanteerava Stadium/ UB city entrance).
Registration fee: Rs. 100/-. You can register on the spot.
 
The event is brought to you by: Runners For Life
Partners: Radio Indigo, KSTDC, Golden Chariot and End to End Marketing Solutions.
 
Do help us spread the word and get more and more people to start running.
 
We need to get the country running! One city at a time!
 
So for now, let’s get Bangalore running!
 
Regards,
Arvind Bharathi (A2)
Contact us at:
E-mail ID – RFL@thefullerlife.com
Phone: 080 – 4112 3851

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Congrats to all the Auroville runners. Hope you had a great time at Pondycherry.

After a long weekend of running and travelling last weekend, this week the idea was to keep the run as close to you as possible. 🙂

The RFL fortnightly run is at EGL on February 22nd.

For details on run route, distance et.al please check out – http://runnersforlife.com/events/rfl-run-at-egl

Regards,
Arvind Bharathi
Runners For Life

Visit Runners For Life at: http://runnersforlife.com

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