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 14th edition of annual adventure race
 To be held on 6th and 7th February 2016 in Pune
Pune, February 02, 2016: Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecom service providers has partnered with National Education Foundation (NEF) to present the 14th edition of NECC NEF ENDURO3 adventure race, the much awaited annual endurance test, for true fitness enthusiasts.  The race will be held on 6th and 7th February in Pune around the SinhagadPanshet and Konkan crest-line.
ENDURO3 is India’s first and the biggest multi-disciplinary sporting event that tests the physical and mental endurance levels of participants. The race includes activities like trekking, mountain biking, rappelling, kayaking and navigation. Participants are divided into 13 categories. Winners will be awarded cash prizes, trophies and certificates worth Rs 7 lakh. The greatest reward for the winners however, is an immense sense of self congratulation for having completed the Race. The organisers will provide medical check-ups and first aid service at different points of the race.
Speaking about the association, Ashish Chandra, Business Head, Maharashtra & Goa, Vodafone India said, “We are extremely pleased to support the 14th edition of NECC NEF ENDURO 3 Adventure Race. Vodafone has had a long association with platforms that promote
sports in India – be it F1 through Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team, Cricket through IPL, Football through partnering with Goa Football Development Council, Polo through Sirmur cup in Rajasthan or Badminton through sponsoring IBL. Pune being home to a large number of young, adventure loving population, this race provides the perfect platform for them to compete in one of the more recognized, multi-disciplinary sporting platforms for the truly strong- at both the physical and mental levels. The pristine, natural setting for NECC NEF ENDURO3 2016makes it a doubly amazing experience. I wish all participants The Very Best”
Prasad Purandare of NEF said “ENDURO3 is a multi-disciplinary race which involves disciplines like cycling, trekking kayaking and navigation. The thrill, the adrenaline rushes and challenge is such that, even completing a race is often considered a victory. The added joy is competing in the ecological positive setting, through rich wilderness of the outdoors, trekking and biking in the woods, kayaking through flowing waters and descending down the majestic mountains.With constant support from Vodafone’s, we have managed to raise the bar with each passing year.”