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inDrive supports the 15th Kathmandu Marathon

The Nepal Weekly
September 26, 2023

inDrive is a global mobility and urban services platform, is proud to announce its partnership with the NRS Sports Foundation for the 15th Kathmandu Marathon. This collaboration exemplifies inDrive’s commitment to supporting community events and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.

The Kathmandu Marathon, organized by the NRS Sports Foundation, has been a prominent fixture on Nepal’s sporting calendar for over a decade. This year, inDrive joins hands with NRS Sports Foundation to ensure the continued success of this iconic event.  In addition to their support for the marathon, inDrive has shown its commitment to the local community by supporting the training of both athletes and coaches. This initiative reflects inDrive dedication to nurturing talent and enhancing the sports ecosystem in Nepal. “We are thrilled to collaborate with NRS Sports Foundation to support a new initiative aimed at developing the running culture in Nepal and nurturing long-distance runners to participate in international running championships. The training program is being conducted within the Kathmandu Valley as well as in Thimi, Hetauda, Butwal and Pokhara, with plans to expand to other cities in the future. To promote young and underprivileged runners, inDrive will support more than 300 athletes by providing slots in Kathmandu Marathon which is scheduled for Oct 14. The initiation is part of inDrive’s community empowerment efforts to challenge injustice globally. This event aligns perfectly with our company’s values of promoting health and well-being. We believe in fostering a sense of unity and community spirit, and the marathon is an excellent platform for this,” Roman Ermoshin, Director of Ride-Hailing (APAC) inDrive, has stated,

The 15th Kathmandu Marathon is set to take place on 14th October, starting at Dasrath Rangasala. Participants can choose between various categories, including full marathon, half marathon, and a fun run for all ages. inDrive is a global mobility and urban services platform headquartered in Mountain View, California, USA. The inDrive app has been downloaded over 175 million times, and was the second most downloaded mobility app in 2022. In addition to ride-hailing, inDrive provides an expanding list of urban services, including intercity transportation, freight delivery, task assistance, courier delivery and employment search.  inDrive operates in over 40 countries. It supports local communities via its peer-to-peer payment model and community empowerment programs, which help advance education, sports, arts and sciences, gender equality and other vital initiatives. The NRS Sports Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of sports and fitness in Nepal. Through various events and initiatives, NRS Sports Foundation aims to inspire individuals to lead active and healthy live.