An initiative by Tabono Sports in association with DLF Foundation
The 3rd Edition of HDFC Bank Millennium City Marathon held in Gurugram witnessed more than 5000 participants. The marathon saw participation from across age groups, numerous senior citizens as well as youngsters. The marathon was a joint initiative by Tabono Sports & Events and DLF Foundation.
Millennium City Marathon is an initiative to bring the diverse people of Gurugram together on a platform of health to create awareness about the importance of fitness and above all, to feel a part of the same city that is home to all of us. Almost 50% of the participants from the 5kms run category were first time runner which goes to prove that more and more people are taking up running as a part of their fitness regime.
The marathon which took place from DLF Cyber City to Golf Course Road via newly built underpass route witnessed participants running the various categories of distances such as 5kms, 10kms, 21kms (half marathon) and 42kms (Full Marathon). The Gurgaon Police Commissioner Sandeep Khirwar inaugurated the HDFC Bank Millennium City Marathon.
Leading corporate houses from Gurugram participated in huge numbers. It witnessed from eminent people such Jasmeet Singh Anand, zonal head – Gurugram, HDFC Bank, Smita Banga – Branch Banking Head & e-Commerce India HDFC ; Vaishali Sinha, Director, ReNew Power who ran 10 Km & 5Km; Arindam Haldar, CEO SRL Diagonostics ran 5KM and Col Prakash Tewari, Executive Director, DLF Foundation Ran 10km.
The winners of HDFC Bank Millennium City Marathon in the Half Marathon (Male) – Vinder Singh, Half Marathon (Female) Arpita; 10km (Male) Jammal , 10km female Amandeep; Full marathon ( Male) Jitendra Kumar Yadav & Full marathon Female was Ranjana.
Dr Vinay Sahni, CEO, DLF Foundation opined, “We are delighted with our association with the Millennium City Marathon as it is an extension of our vision to promote running as an activity to create awareness about health and well being among the general public”
Col Prakash Tewari, Executive Director, DLF Foundation said, “DLF Foundation firmly believes in the cause of a healthy and disease -free Gurgaon. In today’s sedentary lifestyle, health has taken a backseat for all of us. Such marathons play an instrumental role in making people aware towards healthy lifestyle.”