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Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon participants Compete At The 36 Hour Stadium Run

Lead-up to the event to be held on October 16, 2016

The third edition of the Shriram Properties Bengaluru Photo 3 - Winners of 12 Hour Team RelayMarathon’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.

The event was a resounding success with enthusiastic runners coming out during the wee hours of the morning and pushing themselves to a grueling 36 hour run, which was completed by them late evening of the next day.

With over 90 participants in the 36 Hour Stadium Run, the Individual Category of 36 Hour, 24 Hour and 12 Hour, each participant ran around the 400 mtrs track for the entire period of time. This event has been introduced with a vision of popularising running within the community, where the spectators came in large numbers to cheer the participants.

Winners for the Individual Category of Stadium Run:

Bib No.

Name

Laps

Kms

36 Hour Stadium Run ( Women)

3632

Aparna Choudhary

530

212

3628

Meenal Kotak

515

206

3630

Shibani Gharat

462

184.8

3629

Sangeeta Shetty

403

161.2

3627

Chandra Gopalan

362

144.8

36 Hour Stadium Run (Men)

3623

Apurba Das

591

236.4

3603

Manikandan Seran

561

224.2

3604

Navin Thangiah

547

218.8

3621

Sunil Shetty

543

217.2

3615

Inderpal Khalsa

531

212.4

24 Hour Stadium Run ( Women)

2419

Spoorthi Seethama

297

118.8

2422

Ramya Venkatachalam

282

112.8

2420

Aparajitha Kavanoori

275

110

24 Hour Stadium Run (Men)

2411

Amit Kumar

472

188.8

2414

Girish Bindra

457

182.8

2421

Abbas Sheikh

397

158.8

12 Hour Stadium Run ( Women)

1221

Deepa Bhat

209

83.6

1222

Apeksha Shah

203

81.2

12 Hour Stadium Run ( Men)

1217

Anil Gujjar

240

96

1205

Vivek Malhitra

235

94

1215

Manoj Bhat

232

92.8

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

148

Pacemakers Team – I

391

172.04

143

Fast & Up

384

168.96

150

BHUKMP ‘B’

355

156.2

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”.

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