Lead-up to the event to be held on October 16, 2016
Bangalore 09 August 2016: The third edition of the Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon’s special event - the 36 Hour Stadium Run was held at Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore on 6th and 7th August 2016. This was a special event in the build-up to the main event which is slated for October 16, 2016.
Photo 1 - Winners of 36 Hour Stadium Run (Women)
Photo 2 - Winners of 36 Hour Stadium Run (Men)
Photo 3 - Winners of 12 Hour Team Relay
Winners for the Individual Category of Stadium Run:
36 Hour Stadium Run ( Women)
36 Hour Stadium Run (Men)
24 Hour Stadium Run ( Women)
24 Hour Stadium Run (Men)
12 Hour Stadium Run ( Women)
12 Hour Stadium Run ( Men)
The Stadium Run Team Relay Category consisting of a 6 member team - 4 men and 2 women, saw over 58 teams participate through the day with each running for a block of 2 hour.
Race Director Nagaraj Adiga felicitated all the winners. The team relay contestants clocked in some serious miles.
Winners for the Team Relay Category of Stadium Run:
12 Hour Team Relay
Pacemakers Team - I
Fast & Up
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. M Murali, Managing Director, Shriram Properties said, “Shriram Properties is the proud sponsor of the only full marathon in Bengaluru city, a city we call our home as we started our operations here. Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon is a therefore a ‘Home Run’ of sorts, meant to promote a healthy lifestyle through running amongst the running and fitness enthusiasts of the garden city. It is an event eagerly looked forward to by both recreational and serious runners. The objective of the 36 hour stadium run is to encourage the runners and prep them up for the main marathon event. It enhances their confidence levels and helps them reach a particular zone in their preparedness.”
Highlighting the importance of sports and fitness, Mr. Nagaraj Adiga, Race Director, Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon, said, “The number of people in Bengaluru who have taken to running as a route to fitness has increased tremendously over the past two years. This is the third edition and the response from the running community has been tremendous. They have been out on the track all through the 36 hours, which speaks about their dedication and passion towards running. We have had spectators come in, with a lot of them getting inspired to run in order to maintain health and physical fitness.”
He further added, “We are proud to once again be associated with Shriram Properties for the Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon. We look forward to continuing support from the citizens of Bengaluru”.
About Shriram Properties
Shriram Properties, the property development arm of the Rs. 90000 cr financial giant Shriram Group, Chennai, is a multi-crore company with nearly Rs 25000 crs business across the country. The company has so far delivered over 12 million Sq ft of residential and commercial built up space across the country and another around 60 million sq ft. is under various stages of development.
One of the forerunners in Indian Real Estates, Shriram properties is a trusted and highly credible developer having attracted huge PE investments. World majors Walton street, Starwood capital, TPG Capital, TATA Opportunities Fund, HYPO, Sun Apollo, ASK, Motilal Oswal, Amplus, ICICI Prudential have invested in Shriram Properties - aggregating to US $ 435 million.
Shriram Properties has won the prestigious Assocham Award (Associated chamber of commerce and Industry) in three consecutive years from 2013 to 2015, for being the Best Developer in Southern region. The company has also won awards for being the Best Realty Investment Partner in India and the Most Transparent Developer in Southern region.