ONE RACE: Running Tribute to Flying Sikh Late Milkha Singh on His Birth Anniversary


On the birth anniversary of Flying Sikh late Milkha Singh, his grandson Har Jai Milkha Singh, and blade runner Major DP Singh flagged off the 2nd edition of Hero Electric ONE RACE Half Marathon in Chandigarh.

Called ONE RACE – ‘Bhaag Chandigarh Bhaag’ Half marathon was a befitting tribute to Padma Shri Milkha Singh where thousands of runners ran 5 km, 10 km, and half marathon distances on Sunday.

The Chandigarh edition of this popular multi-city event was a stupendous success as thousands of runners paid a running tribute to athletics legend Milkha Singh, India’s most prolific runner, the only Indian athlete to win gold at 400 meters at the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games.

India’s first para-athlete from J&K Chandeep Singh and legendary long-distance runner from the Tricity 80-yr-old Amar Chauhan also participated in the run.

ONE RACE – ‘Bhaag Chandigarh Bhaag’ Half marathon

The Chandigarh run was flagged off from Chandigarh Club on Sunday, November 20, 2022, by late Milkha Singh’s grandson Har Jai Milkha Singh who is an emerging golf star. Major DP Singh, Kargil war veteran, India’s first Blade runner, and Asia’s first disabled solo skydiver flagged off the HeroEcoMed SAHAS Ability Run where more than 75 runners with disabilities competed along with able-bodied runners.

Person at ONE RACE – ‘Bhaag Chandigarh Bhaag’ Half marathon

The first prize of the Hero Electric ONE RACE Half Marathon, best-selling scooter, Hero Optima was won by Sahil and Manisha Rawat from Punjab Police.

ONE RACE – ‘Bhaag Chandigarh Bhaag’ Half marathon

About One Race: A leading half marathon

Hero Electric ONE RACE Half Marathon is a ‘Sewa’ inspired run that promotes inclusivity of all participants.

Hero Electric ONE RACE lives up to its motto ‘Running bhi, Sewa bhi’. The run raises aid for leading charities including Khalsa Aid, Chandigarh Spinal Rehab, Pingalwara Foundation, Serve Humanity, Serve God Foundation and encourages year-round volunteerism amongst the running community.

Other than Chandigarh, ONE RACE Half Marathon has a footprint in New Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Jalandhar, Sri Anandpur Sahib and Taran Taran.



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