Blue Dart organises “Jio Mumbai Cyclothon” as part of its green initiative, partners with Champ Endurance

  • The route is from BKC Sealink Worli junction - 5kms, 10kms, 25kms, 50 kms & 100kms.

  • To also conduct a tree plantation drive on 9th November

Blue Dart Express Limited, South Asia's premier express air and integrated transportation and distribution express logistics company is organizing the “Jio Mumbai Cyclothon 2022” on 13th November in partnership with Champ Endurance, famously known for promoting and organizing high Endurance sports like Marathons, Triathlons, Cyclothons, etc., at the National level. The route of the Cyclothon is from BKC Sealink to Worli Junction. People are free to choose from various categories such as 5 km, 10 km, 25 kms, 50 kms & 100 km distance.

The Cyclothon event was flagged off on 9th November by IPS Krishna Prakash who is the only Indian Police Officer to have their name in the World Book of Record Holders' for being the first Indian Government Servant, Civil Servant and Uniformed Services Officer including Armed Forces and Para Military Forces to earn the Iron Man title. Accompanying him was Mr. Pablo Ciano, CEO, DHL eCommerce Solutions.

On this occasion, IPS Krishna Prakash, Commissioner of Police of Pimpri Chinchwad Commissionerate and Ironman title holder said, “I am elated to see that Blue Dart and various other organizations have collaborated with Champ Endurance efficiently to organize the Jio Mumbai Cyclothon, 2022. Cycling is one of the most relaxing and peaceful way to not only stay healthy but also build mental strength. We are all aware about the wonderful cardiovascular benefits that comes from cycling. The various categories enable people across all age groups to participate and I hope there is a positive feedback to the event.

He further added saying, “It is heartening to see that focus is being given to the physical and mental health of the people and I hope such initiatives are done by other organizations to make our community and future generations fitter.”

Elaborating on the announcement, Balfour Manuel, Managing Director, Blue Dart said,

"As a logistics partner of this green initiative, we at Blue Dart are making efforts to ensure that our stakeholders gradually inspire more people to come together and do their part in establishing cycling as the preferred mode of commute within our city. Considering our local governments are striving towards achieving systemic reorganization of infrastructure along with bringing awareness about this cultural shift to redesign new mobility systems that encourage the use of green mobility over private cars, it is the need of the hour. Hereby, embracing cycling as a way of life in the coming years to make the world a better place for our future generations. This initiative aligns with the Blue Dart’s Go Green philosophy of being a force for a greener environment and social good."

Blue Dart has always been at the forefront of organizing and conducting eco-friendly activities. Environmental and social initiatives play a crucial role in the company’s functioning and is an integral part of company’s core objective and values. Over the years, Blue Dart has been fulfilling its social responsibility of climate protection (GoGreen), disaster management (GoHelp) and education (GoTeach) through its GoPrograms. The idea behind organizing the cyclothon is to ensure that more people come together and do their part in making the world a better and a fitter place for future generations. Some of the other partners for the event are BMC, MSRDC, and Mumbai Rail Metro.


About Blue Dart:

Blue Dart Express Ltd., South Asia's premier express air and integrated transportation & distribution company, offers secure and reliable delivery of consignments to over 55,000 locations in India. Blue Dart is a provider of choice for its stakeholders due to its customer centric approach and aims to further strengthen this partnership. As part of Deutsche Post DHL Group’s DHL eCommerce Solutions division, Blue Dart accesses the largest and most comprehensive express and logistics network worldwide, covering over 220 countries and territories, and offers an entire spectrum of distribution services including air express, freight forwarding, supply chain solutions, customs clearance etc.

The Blue Dart team drives market leadership through its motivated people, dedicated air and ground capacity, cutting-edge technology, wide range of innovative, vertical specific products and value-added services to deliver unmatched standards of service quality to its customers. Blue Dart's market leadership is further validated by its position as the nation’s most innovative and awarded express logistics company for exhibiting reliability, superior brand experience and sustainability which include recognition as one of ‘India's Best Companies to Work For’ by The Great Place to Work® Institute, India, ranked amongst ‘Best Multinational Workplaces in Asia’ by The Great Place to Work® Institute, Asia, voted a ‘Superbrand’ and ‘Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand’, listed as one of Fortune 500’s ‘India's Largest Corporations’ and Forbes ‘India's Super 50 Companies’ to name a few. Blue Dart’s Diversity and Inclusion initiatives have also led to it being recognized as one of India’s ‘Best Workplaces for Women’ in 2021 and ‘Best Organizations for Women’ in 2022 by the Economic Times.

Blue Dart fulfils its social responsibility of climate protection (GoGreen), disaster management (GoHelp) and education (GoTeach) through its GoPrograms.


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Dated : 9th November, 2022

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