Flying Sikh Brand Ambassador

Published: 01st November 2014 06:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st November 2014 06:04 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: This November, Hyderabadis will get a chance to see the Flying sikh aka Milkha Singh in person at the 10K Run scheduled to be held at the end of the month.

Milkha Singh has agreed to become the brand ‘runner and ambassador’ of the Reliance jio Hyderabad 10k run.

Speaking about the event, Uma Prasad Chigurupati, chairperson, Hyd10k foundation and Guinness book record holder in marathons said, “The 12th edition of the Hyderabad 10k run has proudly become part of our Telangana government’s ‘happening Hyderabad’ campaign to focus on year-round events in the city aimed at promoting Hyderabad as a truly international city.” The 10 kilometre run will be flagged off from People’s Plaza at 6:30 am while the 7 km run will be flagged off at 7 am on November 30. The run will pass along NTR gardens, Lumbini Park  Necklace Road arc abutting Hussain Sagar lake culminating at People’s Plaza. Uma also said that Radio frequency Identification (RFID) chips are a must for 10kms run but not for the 7 kms Maza Run.

The run is expected to see participation from people from all walks of life in great numbers in addition to corporations in software, BPO, pharma, healthcare services and government. Registrations for the run have already begun, the registration kits can be obtained by those who have registered at the People’s Plaza from November 29. Each participant will be given a medal for their effort.

Among those in attendance at the curtain raiser were Suresh Babu Daggubati and actress Shriya Saran.

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