Former Indian Cricketer VVS Laxman unveiled specially designed finishers’ Medals and Trophy
Hyderabad Runners Society and Bharti Airtel together with the Govt. of Telangana unveiled the specially designed Finisher’s Medals and Corporate Trophy for the 6th Edition of the Airtel Hyderabad Marathon.
Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour and unveiled the finishers’ medals and corporate trophy.The Corporate Trophy for the largest corporate participant has been commissioned to encourage runners from large corporates and build awareness on promoting healthy lifestyles with running. All winners & finishers of the 4 categories of the Run (5K | 10K | Half & Full Marathon) will get beautifully carved designer medals.
Hyderabad Runners is keen to encourage maximum citizen participation & make running the Marathon a fun-filled event with a lot of entertainment & music bands. Over 50 music bands from schools, colleges & professional groups are lining up the entire route of the Marathon to cheer runners & encourage citizens to join the largest community city event in Hyderabad. The prize money for the 6th edition is Rs. 7.2 Lacs for the winners in Elite | Male | Female category in the Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K Run Categories. The 5K Run on the 27th August is classified as a Fun Run with no prize money. However, participants in this run are encouraged to run in fun costumes to highlight their pet causes.
The Government of Telangana is actively supporting the annual sporting event organized by the Hyderabad Runners Society, which is celebrating its 10th year. The 2016 edition of this annual sporting extravaganza will be held on 27th & 28th August with active participation expected to be 16,000 runners. The Airtel Hyderabad Marathon has encouraged participation by the State Police, Paramilitary Police & the Armed Forces in the event.