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Lambani Souvenir – GHR Hampi 2017 Finisher Medal

At Go Heritage Runs, we like to weave in local arts and crafts into the running experience. For GHR Hampi, the finisher medal has been handcrafted by Lambani women from the Sandur Kushala Kala Kendra, an NGO near Hampi that works towards the revival of indigenous crafts, ensuring a better life for the people who made them, finding new markets and making the crafts more relevant to modern tastes.

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GHR Hampi 2017 Run T-shirt

For Go Heritage Run – Hampi we decided to truly make heritage fun by comic-ifying Hampi’s landmarks, using primary colors with the style of comic book imagery from the ’50s. We were specifically inspired by Roy Lichtenstein’s tongue-in-cheek artwork and use of Ben-Day dots. Representing Hampi’s hundred-year old and thousand-year old landmarks using a relatively recent artform, we think, is a unique lens through which to appreciate Hampi’s architectural wonders.

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