December 2, 2015: Go Heritage Runs today announced that it has been named Winner of the 2015 Manthan Award in the E-Culture, Heritage and Tourism category.
Ajay Reddy, founder of Go Heritage Runs, said “At GoUNESCO, we are always creating new, engaging ways to spread awareness of cultural and natural heritage. In 2015, we used the Go Heritage Runs platform to introduce over 3000 run participants to 6 run destinations across India – Hampi, Warangal, Ooty, Badami, Udaipur and Bidar. This award by the Digital Empowerment Foundation is an important recognition for us and validates our approach of using fun runs to promote the active exploration of heritage among fitness enthusiasts, travelers and their families.”
About Go Heritage Runs: Go Heritage Runs is a young organization with a passion for fitness, travel and heritage. We are the commercial arm of GoUNESCO, a UNESCO New Delhi supported series of programs focused on making heritage fun.
About Manthan Awards: The Manthan Award is given by the Digital Empowerment Foundation to discover, recognise and honour the best use of ICT and digital tools for developmental purposes. The Award was launched on 10th October 2004 in partnership with World Summit Award, Department of Information Technology, Govt. of India, and various other stakeholders engaged in promoting digital inclusiveness for development in the whole of South Asia & the Asia Pacific region. Read more here.
See also: 2015 Manthan Award Winner Page