There are very few people we know who ran 10,000 meters in their whole lives. Yes, we don't know a lot of people. You can, today. About 30,000 of them.
The Hyderabad 10K & Half Marathon is being organized by the Hyderabad 10K Run Foundation, on 26th November, at the People's Plaza grounds
This year's edition of the 10K and Half Marathon is expected to draw about 30,000 participants. The prize money too has been hiked from a total of Rs. 3.5 lakhs during last year to Rs. 15 lakhs this year. A galaxy of guests including badminton player Pullela Gopichand, tennis star Sania Mirza, cine star Tarun and others are likely to pep-up the participants with their presence.
The run includes a Half Marathon and the 10K Run. The 10K Run will be around the great Hussainsagar Lake of Hyderabad. The Half Marathon however, will be all the way up to Charminar and back. The Hyderabad 10K run will start from People's Plaza on the Necklace Road at 7 a.m. and end there, while the half marathon will start from People's Plaza at 6am till Charminar and back.
Participation is through registration of Rs. 200 per head, inclusive of a t-shirt with an allotted number and a participation certificate. Registration forms are available at all Apollo Pharmacies, Post Offices, e-seva centers and Subway outlets.
The Hyderabad 10K Run Foundation is a Not-For-Profit organization registered under the Indian Trusts Act (an act of the Indian Parliament). It has been established with an objective of promoting health, fitness and sports, to work towards causes that effect lifestyle - pollution, traffic, etc. - and to promote a wholesome lifestyle in the City. The Foundation gives scholarships of Rs. 2,000 per month to 25 students, and honors veteran sportspersons by giving them cash awards of Rs. 50,000 every year after the Hyderabad 10K Run & Half Marathon.
Please contact 30602172/3060-2173 for further details.