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GHR Ooty 2017 Run T-shirt

The Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu happens to be one of India’s major tea producing regions and the tea grown here is known for its dark, aromatic fragrance. Incidentally, over 60% of the tea estate workers in the Nilgiris are women – and they served as inspiration for the Go Heritage Run – Ooty T-shirt design. The T-shirt illustration shows a woman hand plucking leaves in the lush green tea estates with the rolling Nilgiris in the background – a typical Ooty scene! Not-so-typical in that Ooty scene, but represented in the illustration anyway, is a set of intrepid heritage runners making their way across the hills. The T-shirt is a fluorescent green – matching the lustrous tea leaves shimmering in the morning sun.

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