WCCG Chennai Cyclists and Aalam together with ZOHO presents Aalam Deepam Chennai Duathlon - 2022 Edition powered by Sanda King Industries Limited
The Third edition of Aalam Deepam Duathlon will happen as a virtual event and all the proceeds would go towards supporting livelihood cyclists as part of "Humans of Cycling - Donate a bicycle" initiative. As part of Humans of Cycling, we provide free bicycles to bread winners across the city to enable them to commute to their workplace.
Event Categories -
Olympic (10 km running and 40 km cycling)
Sprint (5 km running and 20 km cycling)
Kids (2 km running and 10 km cycling) - Only team category
One can participate in individual or team relay categories. Team relay can involve men/women/mixed in which one person runs and the other person cycles to finish the distance. Register, Run, Ride to Donate bicycles for the Livelihood commuters. We request you to extend your philanthropist support.
The accounts from the event would be published transparently and all participants would get regular update about the usage of funds for the cause.
Duathlon Date - 1st April 2022 to 17th April 2022 Duration - Both run and ride needs to be completed on the same day, in which Run needs to be attempted at first and followed by Cycling
Categories & Registration Fee -
DEEPAM OLYMPIC Individual
10km running and 40km cycling- INR 599 (Includes 18% GST)
DEEPAM SPRINT – Individual
(5km running and 20km cycling) - INR 599 (Includes 18% GST)
Deepam Team Relay: Doubles (Olympic & Sprint)
(Team Relay events will have two people in one team. One person runs while other person rides and completes the distance. Both needs to be completed on the same day)
DEEPAM TEAM RELAY OLYMPIC
10km running and 40km cycling – INR 1049 (Includes 18% GST) (To be completed on same day)
DEEPAM TEAM RELAY SPRINT
5km running and 20km cycling - INR 1049 (Includes 18% GST) (To be completed on same day)
DEEPAM TEAM RELAY KIDS
2km running and 10km cycling - INR 1049 (Includes 18% GST) (To be completed on same day)
The Registration fee is non-refundable. All registered participants would get a T-Shirt and finishers would receive a beautiful finisher medal.
The t-shirts and finisher medals could be collected in Chennai by yourself (Location would be announced). There is also an option of shipping it to your address at an additional nominal cost (Both tshirt and finisher medals would be shipped after the event is completed).
The event is self timed. Recording in strava is mandatory and your strava account shall be linked to Chennai Cyclists website. Helmet is mandatory for the Cycling part. Riders and runners are responsible for their own safety.
For all queries, please contact the Event Coordinators
Lokesh Asokan : 9789982110
Prasanna : 7358523418
Our First Edition of AALAM DEEPAM DUATHLON, which was held in February 2019, not only spread health and fitness but also gave shelter for good dining and Nalabhaagam (Cooking) at Home Of Hope, Pakkam with all Your generous support. With all efforts and Blessings, the building was inaugurated on 29th Sept 2019
Second Edition of AALAM DEEPAM DUATHLON, which was held in March 2020, was held in collaboration with Sevai Karangal. We raised funds through the event and constructed an activity centre at Kundalimedu, a remote village near Gumidipoondi. With all efforts and Blessings, the building was inaugurated in 2020 end.
AALAM DEEPAM CHENNAI DUATHLON is conducted as a fund raiser every year. The event was skipped in 2021 due to Covid and we are back this year again. This time, it's a virtual event in which you can ride and run anywhere in the world.
Note: Tracking your rides using STRAVA is MANDATORY which would help us track your progress automatically. Ensure that your strava is linked with in Chennai Cyclists website.
Disclaimer- Your safety is paramount in these Covid times. Ensure to ride safe, wear mask, maintain social distancing during the rides. Ensure not to exert too much and listen to your body. Your good health is paramount and these challenges can be done anytime in future...
Cancellation - In case the event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, the registration fee shall not be refunded
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