Freedom 10K Run a grand success
The Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run organised by the Hyderabad 10K Run Foundation and EventsNow in association with Freedom Healthy Cooking Oil Range, ACT Fibrenet and Lalithaa Jewellery was a grand success with over 15000 runners participating and finishing the run The event was conceived and delivered to promote running as the primary form of fitness
Hyderabad: The Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run organised by the Hyderabad 10K Run Foundation and EventsNow in association with Freedom Healthy Cooking Oil Range, ACT Fibrenet and Lalithaa Jewellery was a grand success with over 15000+ runners participating and finishing the run. The event was conceived and delivered to promote running as the primary form of fitness.
The event was flagged off by Jayesh Ranjan, IT Secretary, Dana Kishore, GHMC Commissioner, along with Tolloywood stars Tamanna, Rasi Khanna, Sundeep Kishan, industrialists, bureaucrats etc. Starting with a loop around the picturesque Hussain Sagar Lake, Necklace Road in Hyderabad, the run saw active participation from people from all walks of life. The organizing committee members, Dr Murali Nannapaneni, Race Director, Freedom 10K Run, Akshay Chowdhry, Group Vice-President, Freedom Healthy Cooking Oil Range, P Chandra Shekhara Reddy, Vice-President Sales & Marketing, Freedom Healthy Cooking Oil Range, Partha Biswas, COO, Act Fibernet, Dr M Kiran Kumar, Chairman, Lalithaa Jewellery Mart Pvt Ltd, Raj Pakala, CEO, Events Now, along with other dignitaries were seen mingling with the crowd and motivating the runners who came from across the Nation.
The Freedom Hyderabad 10K run witnessed overwhelming participation with more than 15,000 runners making their presence felt in the 10K race. Runners were seen stretching and warming up in preparation for the flag off at the start point. The atmosphere was excitingly charged with a sportive feel, people of all ages from the young to the old gathered at the venue with their sprightly gear all blended up for the occasion. Top three finishers in different categories (men & women) were awarded cash prizes and all finishers received Finisher Medals. ‘MyCityMyRun2018’trophies - Corporate Trophy, Start up Trophy, Community Trophy, NGO Trophy, and ACT incredibly fast runner – in male and female categories were presented at the glittering ceremony post the event.
Speaking on the occasion, Murali Nannapaneni- Race Director, Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run, said: “This is a wonderful initiative to promote sports, wellness and health for the citizens of Hyderabad and the state of Telangana. We are happy to witness such massive participation in Freedom 10K Run. The objective of the event is to create awareness about wellness.” P Chandra Shekhara Reddy, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Freedom Healthy Cooking Oil Range said: “We are proud and happy to see such overwhelming response for Freedom Hyderabad 10K run. The Race provided a much-needed platform for runners of all levels from the Hyderabad and throughout Telangana and the rest of India. We are very happy to see families come forward and participate in the Freedom Family Run.”
Adding to this, Partha Biswas, COO, Act Fibernet, said, “We are delighted to partner with the Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run for the 3rd time and humbled by the overwhelming response to the event.” Raj Pakala, CEO, Events Now, said: “It was pleasure organising the 16th edition of Hyderabad 10k Run, I thank all the sponsors, Partners & Participants for making this event a huge success.”