Over 2000 enthusiastic participants gathered at Embassy Manyata Business Park
Bangalore, March 03, 2019: Embassy Office Parks hosted the 10th edition of Contours Women’s Day Run at Embassy Manyata Business Park today. Having successfully completed nine successful race editions, the 10th edition of the run was held to spread awareness on the importance of staying fit and raise funds in aid of Shristi Special Academy. The Run was also a good start point for women to embrace a healthy lifestyle. It was open to both women and men and featuring various categories – 2K, 5K and 10K Runs. Around 2000 enthusiastic participants took part in the event from across the city.
Contours Women’s Day Run is supported by Embassy and all proceeds raised at the Run for the specially-abled children of Shristi Special Academy will be used to provide aid, unconditional acceptance, respect and care to Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). In the previous editions of the Run, over INR 20 lakhs had been raised.
Commenting about the event, Mike Holland, CEO, Embassy Office Parks said, “We are delighted to host the Contours Women’s Day Run at Embassy Manyata Business Park for the 5th consecutive year. Through the Contours Run, we celebrate the achievements and ambitions of women on the occasion of International Women’s Day. This event gives us an opportunity to engage our corporate clients and contribute to a noble cause. The Run has seen an overwhelming response from participants over the years and we deeply appreciate everyone’s contribution for making this a successful initiative.”
“Fitness is very important in these times when lives have become sedentary. Running is a good start. We encourage people to adopt a healthy lifestyle starting with CWDR. We are proud to announce that several established runners in Bangalore today have started their journey with the Contours Women’s Day Run,” said Chandra Gopalan, Director, Contours, India’s largest chain of women’s gyms.
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