Each one of us has the power to renew lives by pledging to donate organs, and it is this very noble thought which was the starting-point for the ‘Dusk to Dawn Chennai Marathon 2014’.
The ‘Dusk to Dawn Chennai Marathon 2014’ was held on Saturday, 22nd November 2014, a first of its kind night marathon hosted in the city of Chennai by The Centre for Liver Disease & Transplantation. It is an initiative to create awareness among people about liver diseases, liver wellness and Organ Donation. Over 6300 people joined hands at the Island Grounds on 22nd November 2014 and over 1000 Apollo Family members too participated in the marathon. The oldest participant was a 73 year old man and the youngest participant was a 5 year old girl child, who ran 3 Km each. A special 1.5 km run for transplant recipients was also organized to celebrate their Second Chance to Live.