5000 runners each participated in 5K Fun Run| 10K Run | Half Marathon & 1000 for Full Marathon
Elite Runners received prizes across categories
250 paramedics | 21 Medical Stations | 5 fully-equipped ambulances from Care Hospitals
Citizens came out in large numbers to cheer over 16,000 runners participating in the 6th Edition of Airtel Hyderabad Marathon. Over 50 music bands and large scale entertainment kept the runners spirit high while sports enthusiasts and thousands of citizens lined the entire route to participate in the city’s largest community sporting event – Airtel Hyderabad Marathon 2016.
Mr. Venkatesh Vijayraghavan, CEO, Bharti Airtel Andhra Pradesh & Telangana was Guest of Honour. Elite athletes received their prizes from Shri Venkatesh Vijayraghavan at GMC Balayogi Stadium, Gachibowli. The top three positions in the male and female categories for the Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K Race with their bib number and timing is given below:
|Category||Gender||Name – 1st prize||Bib No/ Timing||Name – 2ndprize||Bib No/ Timing||Name – 3rdprize||Bib No/ Timing|
|Full Marathon||Male||MESFIN B||E003
|RUTH NJERI||E030||HIVOT T||E004
|Half Marathon||Male||PANKAJ KUMAR||1:10:25||SHANKAR KSHETRI||1:11:44||DEEPAK KUMAR||1:12:56|
|10 K Run||Male||KULDEEP||32:33||SATENDAR||32:35||VIPIN KUMAR||32:51|
1000 runners participated in the Full Marathon flagged off by Shri Jitender, IPS, Additional CP (Traffic) and 5000 runners in the Half Marathon flagged off by Shri Dr. B. Janardhan Reddy, IAS, Commissioner – GHMC at People’s Plaza. Over 5000 runners participated in the 10K Run flagged off by Shri Naveen Chand, IPS, Commissioner of Police – Cyberabad (West Zone) flagged off the 10K Run today in the presence of dignitaries from the Government, Corporate houses and the organising team from Hyderabad Runners Society. 5000 runners participated in 5K Fun Run on Saturday, August 27.
Hyderabad Runners Society accords highest priority to runners’ safety and Care Hospitals is providing 250 paramedics across 21 medical stations with 5 fully equipped ambulances and 15-bed emergency setup at Gachibowli Stadium. It also acknowledges the active support of Govt. of Telangana, sponsors, partners and over 3500 volunteers for smooth execution of Airtel Hyderabad Marathon and make it a grand success.