Hyderabad: The 17th edition Freedom Hyderabad 10 K Run powered by ACT Fibrenet organized by the Hyderabad 10K Run Foundation and EventsNow in association with Freedom Healthy Cooking Oils at People’s Plaza, Necklace Road 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 Mr. Srinivas Goud, Minister of Prohibition & Excise, Sports & Youth Services, Tourism & Culture and Archaeology’ in Telangana, Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT), Government of Telangana, Tollywood Actress Ms. Avika Gor & Ms. Sanjjanaa Galrani in the presence of Mr. Murali Nannapaneni, Race Director, Freedom 10k Run, Mr Akshay Chowdhry, Group Vice President, Freedom Healthy Cooking Oils, Mr. P Chandra Shekhara Reddy Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Freedom Healthy Cooking Oils, Mr. Partha Biswas, COO, Act Fibernet, Mr. B.S Rao, Vice President, Marketing, CtrlS Datacentres Ltd., Mr. Raj Pakala, Chairman, EventsNow and Mr. Naidu Darapaneni, CEO EventsNow. along with Runners under different categories.
The Freedom Hyderabad 10K run witnessed overwhelming participation with more than 15000 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. A lot of women especially housewives have also picked up running as an activity to stay fit and active by participating in the SHE Run. 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. Also, the leading group participants and ‘#MyCityMyRun2019’ trophies were presented at the glittering ceremony post the event.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Murali Nannapaneni- Race Director, Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run said: We are extremely delighted to witness huge participation in Freedom 10K Run. Our main objective is to support, care and create awareness about wellness. This 17th edition of Freedom 10K Run witnessed a landmark with over 15000 runners participating in the run. We are happy and overjoyed to witness such a huge participation in Freedom 10K Run. We congratulate the winners and thank all the participants, organizers, sponsors and the local administration for organizing and putting on such a grand Show at Hyderabad.”
According to Mr. Akshay Chowdhry, Group Vice President, Freedom Healthy Cooking Oils said: “We are proud and happy to see such an overwhelming response for Freedom Hyderabad 10K run. The Race provided a much-needed platform for runners of all levels from Hyderabad and the rest of India. We are very happy to see over 1000 families participating in Freedom Family Run. We congratulate all the winners and thank all the participants and enthusiastic citizens who came to cheer the runners.”
Adding to this Mr. Partha Biswas, COO, Act Fibernet said, “We are delighted to partner with the Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run for the 4th time and humbled by the overwhelming response to the event. We congratulate all the winners and applaud the organizers for putting up the fantastic show.” We are thankful for the fantastic response from everyone”.
According to Mr. Raj Pakala, Chairman, Events Now said “Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run is a great platform for the citizens of the city to adopt running as a form of fitness, adopting an active and healthy lifestyle. We set up refreshments and entertainment zones all along the route to ensure runners had a great experience. It was pleasure organizing the 17th edition of Hyderabad 10k Run, I thank all the sponsors, Partners & Participants for making this event a huge success”