Over one lakh participated from across 130 countries did the run in a dual mode—virtual and physical
HYDERABAD, Oct 8 (The CONNECT) – Hyderabad joined the World's largest Cancer awareness run with over 15,000 taking part in the event organised by GRACE - Global Research and Cancer Education.
GRACE is a non-profit organization registered in India. Grace is a beacon of hope for cancer patients and their families, offering a wide range of services and support to ease their journey through this challenging time.
Over one lakh participated from across 130 countries did the run in a dual mode—virtual and physical.
This was its 6th edition with the theme 'Be Light'.
The run which was organised with the support of Quambiant Developers, Telangana Police, Hyderabad Runners and others was organised in three different categories -5K, 10K, and 21.1K(Half Marathon).
Kajol Agarwal, a well-known film felicitated Cancer conquerors – including Shashikala, Tejovasthi, Sai Nandishwar Rao, Asad Lakshmi, Jayaprada, Sri Latha and Pushpalatha.
Stephen Raveendra, Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad gave away prizes to the winners.
The winners of the 21.1 K Marathon men's category include Ramesh Chandra, who stood first and walked away with a Rs 15000 cash prize. Manjo Chand stood second and was awarded Rs 8000 cash prize and KVB Reddy was in third position and was given away Rs 5000. The 10K winners were—Ananthanees, Kiran and Avadesh and were given away cash prizes of Rs 10,000, 5000 and 3000 respectively.
Kajal greets runners enthisiastically!
The 21.1k winners in the women's category were Navay, first prize, Maheshwari, second prize and Suparna third prize. They walked away with Rs 15000, 8000 and 5000 cash prizes respectively. The winners of the 10K women category were Bhagyalakshmi, Richa Rai and Kitu Sheoran, 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners and earned Rs 10,000, 8000 and 5000, respectively.