2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon gets corporate head honchos as Pacers

~ The leaders of various business houses set the pace at the Gold Label Road Race in capital city ~

Credited with bringing a Running Revolution in India, Procam International is proud to announce top corporate leaders as official pacers for the amateurs across 21km and 10Km at the 2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.

It is for the first time ever in the history of running in India that the top-level executives of reputed business houses will set the pace at the world’s most prestigious half marathon.

Distance running has become a lifestyle activity for many in the country and corporates heads are taking up on themselves to lead the way. With the ever-increasing number of running events, it is imperative to note that a lot of corporate leaders have been participating in marathons and are training seriously throughout the year. This time around, these CEOs, MDs, VPs are not competing at marathons and bettering their personal bests, but are in a pursuit of helping others complete their long-distance running goals, a true mark of a leader.

“It gives us immense motivation and encouragement to see leaders from the corporate world joining us in our running movement”, said Vivek Singh, Jt. MD, Procam International. He further added, “Running does not only help them to keep themselves fit, but is also a stress buster and a fun networking platform. And this year, like true leaders, they will lead the way for many to achieve their personal best by Pacing their respective buses. We are delighted to announce that all the pacers at this year’s edition are top-level executives, who are not just helping their firms run a business - but also helping amateur runners achieve their goal.”

This October, at the 2018 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, the capital will see corporate honchos become the professional pacers for the participants/runners. Heads of companies like GoDaddy, Bharti Airtel, Accenture, Network 18, HDFC Bank, Shell Lubricants and more have registered for the marathon as pacers.


Company – Designation

Vimal Bhatt

Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd / Research Manager

Chanpreet Singh

Network 18, Head of Analytics

Suneel Kumar

Cars24 working as General Manager Finance

Sushant Sachdeva

Money Sutra - Managing Director

Umesh Gupta

Director & Practice Lead - Analytics, Conduent Business Services India LLP

Karandeep Singh

Pepsico, VP IT

Rajeev Lath

Dewas Techno products Pvt Ltd, Director

Himanshu Chadha

Aryanveda Cosmeceuticals - MD

Pawan Kumar Singh

3M India Limited, Sr General Manager

Mukesh Tyagi

Adhya Design Pvt Ltd, HOD of Sal& Operation

Naveen Choudary


Rahul Verma

Isar Technical, Director

Sunil Chainani

Advisor to Board of Fabindia

Aditya Mishra

GE - Renewables _ Onshore Wind - Asia CFO

Gaurav Pant


Pankaj Chopra

Vice President, Bharti Airtel

Nikhil Arora

Managing Director & Vice President, GoDaddy

Sanjeev Kharbanda

Mother Diary, Head of Corporate Finance

Pawan Khurana

QuantM Limited, CEO

Bijender Vats

Director - Human Resources , MSD Pharmaceuticals

Pramod Deshpande

MFX Services. Senior Vice President

Vikram Deshpande

Bharti Airtel Ltd; Vice President

ManuRishi Puri

Accenture, Vice President

Neeraj Dhiman

HDFC, Vice President

Rajeev Janveja

Lemon Tree Hotel Company, Corporate Chef

Renu Anand

HDFC Bank, Vice President

Jitendra Advani


Mansi Tripathy

Shell Lubricants , Managing Director India Sub Continent

They will not only set the pace at the race but a few of them also trained running groups for the event. The leaders will also be joined by their colleagues and respective corporate teams who will be running for a social cause.