Blindfolded Marathon


Event Details

The motivation to organize this marathon is to understand the obstacles faced by visually impaired individuals environmental, socials and technological challenges and to get our community more educated regarding this. As part of this year Durgotsav, 2022, is arranging the Blind Folded marathon with the combined efforts of Agradoot Bangosamaj and SPF. 

In this marathon participants will work in a two-person team, one of the team members will be blindfolded and another team member will assist him/her in completing the race. At any given point of time, one-member must be blindfolded. In between the race, members can exchange the blindfold.

Distance to Cover :

4 KM - Round Route

Rules & Regulations / Guidelines : 

1. This event is organized by Agradoot Bangosamaj & Surendra Pathare Foundation

2. Confirmed registrations are non-transferable and cannot be modified

3. Provide us with a phone number and email ID/mobile no that you can access regularly since this will be our primary means of communication during the run-up to the event

4. The minimum age for participation is 10 Years If this registration is being made on behalf of a minor, I confirm that I am the parent/guardian of the child and that he/she has my permission to take part in the event. I further concur that all rules shall apply to him/her as if he were a major.

5. We will be sending regular updates to the mobile number you have provided in the registration form. This should be not treated as spam and you shall not take any action against our bulk SMS provider

6. Any notice/updates sent to the email address registered with the organizers shall be deemed as received by the runners.

7. Please fill out only those fields that are necessary for mailing purposes. Do not provide redundant data in multiple fields lie., and do not list the same data for city, province, and country, as this will only complicate our ability to contact you. if necessary

8. You are aware that running is an extreme sport and can be injurious to the body and health. You take full responsibility for participating in this event and do not hold the organising committee or any of its members or entities responsible for any injury or accident.

9. You shall consult your physician and undergo a complete medical examination to access your suitability to participate in the event.

10. You also assume all risks associated with participating in this event including, but not limited to, falls, contact with other participants, the effect of the weather, including high heat or humidity, Traffic, and the condition of the road. Arson or terrorist threats and all other risks associated with the public event.

11. You agree that Agradoot Bangosamaj & SPF - A Blindfolded Run shall not be liable for any loss, damages, illness, or injury that might occur as a result of your participation in the event.

12. You agree to abide by the instruction provided by organizers from time to time in the best interest of your health and event safety. You also agree to stop running if instructed by the Race organizers or the medical staff or by the aid station volunteers.

13. You confirm that your name and media recording was taken during your participation and may be used to publicise the event.

14. You may acknowledge and agree that your personal information can be stored and used by Agradoot Bangosamaj & SPF or any other company in connection with the organisation, promotion, and administration of the event and for the compilation of statistical information.

15. You confirm that, in the event of adverse weather conditions, major incidents, or threats on the day, any of the force major or restriction by authority, the organizers reserve the right to stop/cancel/postpone the event.

16. You understand that confirmed registrations and merchandise orders are non-refundable, non-transferable, and cannot be modified. The organizers reserve the right to reject any application without providing reasons Any amount collected from rejected applications alone will be refundable in full (excluding bank, payment gateway, organizing event partner Charges wherever panel.

17. Runners are recommended to stay off the course beyond the cut-off time considering the safety and traffic regulation.

18. For any reason, if you cannot turn up on race day, no refund of any form will be given.

19. Participants must personally appear for collecting the running Bibs. Bibs can be distributed absentee with the written consent of the registered runners.

20. The application form and the right to participate in the event and the rights and benefits available to the applicant under this application form are at the sole discretion of the event promoters and cannot be transferred to any other person under any circumstances. The actual applicant alone shall be entitled to the rights and benefits arising out of such confirmation of participation.

In case of any queries, feel free to contact :

* Mr. Abhijit Podder, CSR Planner, ABS - Cell : +91 78752 78625

* Mr. Deepak Patil : Cell : +91 97300 43883