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Airtel Hyderabad Marathon today

Hyderabad Marathon

As Hyderabad gears up for the Airtel Hyderabad Marathon on August 30, the sports lovers and enthusiasts are not left behind in the 5K Run and 3K Fun Run that was flagged off today at the Hitex Exhibition Center at 7 am

C V Anand, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad and Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Secretary, IT, Electronics & Communications Department, Government of Telangana, flagged off the 5K Run and 3K Fun Run respectively today in the presence of dignitaries from the Government, Corporate houses and the organising team from Hyderabad Runners Society.

Over 5000 runners assembled at the Hitex Exhibition Center at 7 am today morning for the 5K Run and 3K Fun Run, which also happened to be a curtain raiser for Hyderabad premier running event, the Airtel Hyderabad Marathon. Celebrating the 5th year of the Airtel Hyderabad Marathon, the organising committee – Hyderabad Runners, introduced the 3K Fun Run encouraging children as well as adults running novices to discover the joy of running and also be part of the premier annual event.

Being an integral part of the Airtel Hyderabad Marathon, the 46-year-old internationally acclaimed Ultra marathoner Arun Bhardwaj, is all set to create a new record by kick starting his non-stop 36-hour treadmill run. He began his non-stop run yesterday and is on the go to achieve a distance of over 200km in 36 hours on a treadmill which no Indian has ever attempted. (NSS)