#WhyIRun | Nivedita for Bal Utsav | TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2016

Briefly introduce yourself. (Occupation, Location, Interests, Hobbies, etc) : Hi, I’m Nivedita Vasant from Bangalore. I am working for Greenpeace India, Bangalore which is non-governmental environmental organization which focuses its campaigning on worldwide issues such as climate change, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling, genetic engineering, and anti-nuclear issues. My interests are reading about latest technology like gadgets and new apps for smartphones, listening to Music, Art and Crafts and Photography. My hobbies are playing the piano and guitar.

Why did you choose to run for Bal Utsav? : Well I know Bal Utsav through my mom who has been working in this organization for the past 4 years.

Are you an ardent runner and what does running for a cause mean to you? : I used to be a good runner at school. Running for the cause means creating awareness about the organization.

How much donations do you wish to raise for the cause of #EducationMakesAllTheDifference during the 2016 Edition of TCS World 10K Bengaluru? : Haven’t thought about that.

What’s driven you to run and raise money? : Running is one form of exercise and it is going to help in benefiting one child.

What are your biggest challenges as a runner? : Warming up after a long break.

What’s one piece of advice you have for other runners? : Keep yourself hydrated and keep breathing while running.

Are there best practices you have found that make your event successful year after year? : Just concentrate and you can finish the run.

What was the feeling of being involved with Bal Utsav and its activities? : This is my second run for TCS World 10k. Distance and time doesn’t really matter as I really like finishing the full track.

Do you think that the cause of #EducationMakesAllTheDifference could make a difference? : Yes #EducationMakesAllTheDifference.

What does it mean to be back in 2017 for the cause of #EducationMakesAllTheDifference ? : Yes, in 2017 will try and get more people for this cause #EducationMakesAllTheDifference

What would you say to motivate more people to run for a cause? : Proving people that I can do it. Running for the cause means a lot.

Do you have a defined goal for your timing on race day? : Try to finish the run within 60 mins.

A runner you admire? : Major D P Singh

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