Hyderabad, November 17th, 2017:   Hyderabad 10K Run Foundation and EventsNow in association with Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil unveiled the Official Race T shirt and Medals for the “Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run 2017” powered by ACT Fibrenet scheduled on 26thNovember, 2017 at Necklace Road.  The Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run is designed to promote health, fitness and sports culture among the people. This year’s Run campaign theme #ReasontoRun encourages the participants to identify their motivation to run and it has received an encouraging response with more than 8000 registrations so far.

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Shri. K.T. Rama Rao Information Technology (IT), Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD), Textiles and NRI Affairs, Govt of Telangana. Along with Dr. Murali Nannapaneni– Race Director, Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run, Mr. Suresh Babu, Director Hyderabad 10K Run Foundation, Mr. Pradeep Chowdhry, Managing Director, Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil, Mr. P.  Chandra Shekhara ReddyVice President Sales & Marketing, Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil, Mr. Partha Biswas, COO, Act FibernetDr. M. Kiran Kumar, Chairman, Lalithaa Jewellery Mart Pvt Ltd along with other dignitaries unveiled the Race T shirt and Finishers Medals for Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run 2017.

The Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run is an initiative to promote running as the primary form of fitness. The Freedom 10K Run scheduled on November 26th, 2017 is expected to see 12,000+ runners (elite and amateur) from across the state of Telangana and the nation. Celebrities and people from all hues are expected to attend the event and promote the cause of fitness and active lifestyle. Organizers of Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run had reached out to large number of Corporates, Communities , Educational Institutions and invited their participation. To recognize and felicitate group participation the Corporate Trophy, Community Trophy, Educational Institution Trophy & #ReasonToRun trophy have been introduced for this edition. Surge Impact, The Cause partner for the event has enrolled 50 Plus NGO’s/Social Enterprises for Freedom Hyderabad 10KRUN 2017 who would showcase their #ReasonToRun on the race day. An Event Expo is planned @ Peoples Plaza on 25th Nov where all the registered runners can collect their Kits which would include Event Goodie Bag, T-Shirts, Bib, Race Guide etc. Last date for registration is 22nd Nov 2017                                                                          Picture-2 (2)

Speaking at the occasion Mr. Murali Nannapaneni, Race Director, Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run,said: “We are truly excited about Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run. We are greatly encouraged by the response from the running enthusiasts in the city. We have designed a route for the Freedom 10K Run which will enable the runners to witness the beauty of great city, Hyderabad. The race will start at People’s Plaza and cover the distance all around Hussain Sagar Lake, and conclude at People’s Plaza. The race will have 3 primary categories, Elite 10K Run, Open 10K Run with Timing chip and Open 5K Run. The Elite 10K run will be open to professionals who have completed the 10K run in 36 min (men) and 45 min (women) in the last 1 year. We are confident that the event will receive a fantastic response in Hyderabad and the city will be buzzing with the spirit of Hyderabad on 26th November. We invite runners of all abilities to participate in the Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run.”

Speaking on the occasion Mr. P. Chandra Sekhara ReddyVice President Sales & Marketing, Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil added “We are proud to present Freedom Hyderabad 10K Run. The run is designed to promote healthy lifestyle. The theme #ReasontoRun has received an overwhelming response, which is reflected in the registrations so far. The Run provides a much needed platform to the runners of all levels from the Hyderabad city and throughout India. We expect upwards of 12,000 runners to participate in this edition.”

Speaking on the partnership, Mr. Partha Biswas, COO, ACT Fibernet said, “We are delighted to be a part of 15th edition of the Freedom Hyderabad 10K marathon 2017, an iconic event of the city. Every year thousands of runners participate from all spheres of life to show their support towards living a healthy lifestyle and inculcating the importance of fitness for all, we are extremely happy and proud to be a part of this incredible initiative. He further added, “Would also like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the organisers for choosing us as their preferred partners. We wish everyone success and hope to witness the true spirit of Hyderabad come alive”.

Speaking on the partnership, Dr. M. Kiran Kumar, Chairman, Lalithaa Jewellery Mart Pvt Ltd, said “ We are happy to be associated with Freedom Hyderabad 10K run as the Co-Sponsor & reward partner. We understand and appreciate the benefits of running on health and overall well being of a person and hope more and more people participate and compete in this run. “