PUMA’s ’Ignite Your City’ run pays homage to our very own Bangalore City
Gear up for the running season with PUMA’s Ignite Your City run
The Fastest Sportswear Brand in the World- PUMA, has elevated running in to a new level with PUMA Ignite Your City in Bangalore. The run which was held today at Bangalore’s iconic UB city at 6.00 am saw striker Robin Singh and Racer Armaan Ebrahim flag off this unique event. Ignite Your City Bangalore which comprised a 5K run and an obstacle course at UB city saw over 800 Bangaloreans participate in this remarkable run.
Ignite Your City is a global run by PUMA and after a very successful run in New York, Tokyo and Miami, PUMA is raising the bar for runners in Bangalore. Ignite Your City Bangalore is the first step in this series of Igniting cities in India by running. This unique run has been designed by PUMA to inspire the city’s running community and encourage running for the joy of it.
The run that began at 6am from UB City saw a large number of running enthusiasts from across the city. A combination of run, obstacle course and an opportunity to #IGNITEBangalore, gave a unique experience to these runners.
Talking about the run, the MD of PUMA India, Mr. Abhishek Ganguly said, “PUMA, is the Fastest Sportswear Brand in the World and holds a credible position in the running and fitness segment. We are extremely excited to kick start our Global run- Ignite Your City Run in Bangalore. This Ignite Your City run is very unique, we have the hamster wheel and a very quirky obstacle course. Through Ignite your City, we want to spread the message of running for the joy of sport.”
Talking about the event, Striker Robin Singh said, “I am really thrilled about my association with PUMA and my experience with the Ignite Your City run in Bangalore has been really exciting. Witnessing so many Bangaloreans at the race today was inspiring; their passion for fitness is truly commendable! Running is an integral part of any sport, especially as footballers when we’re expected to be on our quickest foot for 90 whole minutes. I am honored to be part of a movement that supports fitness in totality”
Armaan Ebrahim, The Motorsport Man of the Year said, “ Ignite Your City run, has a very well planned track which chose to touch all the historic places in Bangalore and that is really exciting. As an athlete, fitness it is very important to me and I run a lot. Running helps me focus and it is the best form of exercise. Running is something everyone can go for and there is no age or time constraint. PUMA, through their Ignite Your City Run, is making an effort to encourage runners to run in a fun way.”