New Delhi, January 24: The third edition of the 'Run For Her' marathon will be held here on March 8. It was announced by The High Commission of Canada during the National Girl Child Day of India on Friday. Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women was the chief guest of the event alongside diplomats, media, corporate representatives, civil society organisations, educational institutions, social influencers and community leaders.
Director-General, South Asia Bureau, David Hartman and other senior officials from the Government of Canada were also present at the curtain raiser event. Announcing the launch of the 'Run For Her' marathon, High Commissioner Nadir Patel said: "Investing in women and girls is not just the right thing to do, or the nice thing to do, but it's the smart thing to do.
I am proud to initiate the third edition of the Run for Her." The run is organised to mark the International Women's Day here. This will be organised in partnership with 'Run with Me' Foundation.
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