The ‘Run to Give’ is the largest charity event organized by Marriott International
The sixth annual ‘Run to Give’ charity run of Marriott International was conducted on 22nd September 2019 at Le Meridien Kochi, along with other Marriott Hotels in the city namely Kochi Marriott Hotel, Four Points by Sheraton Infopark Kakkanad, Courtyard by Marriott Airport Hotel and Port Muziris – A Tribute Portfolio Hotel. Sub. Lt. Aditya Sinha of Indian Navy won the race, Sub. Lt. Vikram Aulakh came second and sub. Lt. Praveen Prabhakaran finished third.
The run from Le Meridien Kochi to Shanthi Nagar Jn., Thevara was attended by 200 runners including Marriott Associates, affiliates and
guests. The 5 km run was flagged off by Actor Kailash and Actor Krishna. The event was attended by Mr. Tejus Jose, General Manager Le Meridien Kochi, Mr. Sumit Suri GM, Marriott Hotel Kochi, Mr. Dinesh Rai, GM Four Points by Sheraton Kochi, Harish Gopalakrishnan GM,
Courtyard by Marriott Airport and Port Muziris – A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Run to Give is the largest charity event organized by Marriott
International where hotels across 23 countries and territories in Asia Pacific concurrently conduct the race in their respective cities to raise funds which would be benefit registered charities across the region.
This year the proceeds of the Kochi run would be utilized to support ‘Rising Star Outreach of India’ an organization that works for the amelioration of children affected by Leprosy located in Tamil Nadu; Last year, owing to the floods the proceeds of the Run was contributed to Chief Ministers’ Flood Relief Fund .