The first of its kind initiative for kids promotes good health and fitness among the children from the age bracket of 6 months (accompanied with parents) to 16 years to run. It is a completely family oriented program that brings about a sense of accomplishment, bonding and doing good for the society at large.
Kolkata Kiddathon is a fundraising marathon which is organized to support the cause of providing education for the underprivileged children, signifying ‘Freedom through education’. This initiative was first taken by Ladies Circle India in 2015 and the inception year witnessed ardent participation from various walks of life, from corporate to students, families and more.
This Kiddathon will bring together enthusiastic children on one platform displaying the true spirit of humanity, sportsmanship at the same time generating awareness for education by using the tool of fitness for one and all.
The fund raised from the Kiddathon will be used to nurture the education of the underprivileged children of the society by giving them freedom through education. The funds raised through this event in last 5 editions ie. 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 was used towards building classroom facilities in Sarada Sishu Mandir (Tanterberia, Howrah) Katadanga Arya Jatiya Vidyalaya (Katadanga) , Champdani Ram Dulari Hindi High School (Champdani ) as well as funding the cancer treatment of the children.
The run setup will have four run categories from 600m to 4km. It’ll be ﬂag oﬀ from the beautiful Eco Park, New Town on 27th November, 2022 at 7:00 am. Automated Race Photo Tagging will be used for all participants, whereby the participating parents will be able to get live photo uploads on Facebook.