GAVS Dream Runners Half Marathon 2019, witnessed a participation of a record 5400 runners from all over the country. The evet is a fund-raiser for the cause of providing Prosthetic Limbs to the physically and economically challenged sections of the society. This has been done in association with The Freedom Trust a charitable organisation that specializes in offering these services. Over a 150 physically challenged individuals have been provided with Prosthetic Limbs through this marquee event. Around 20 of them are running a short distance of 50 m for the first time in many years on the 21st of July.
The event saw several families running in support of the cause as in the earlier instances, and was flagged off by Shri R Nataraj, Mylapore MLA and former Director General of Police, Tamil Nadu. He was joined by a few other corporate leaders and eminent personalities of the city.