Bahadur Dhoni and Jyoti Gowate steal the show at Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon 2016

Posted by: at 10/15/2016 11:51:00 pm

The marathon saw a huge turnout of about 15, 000 runners compete at the event

Photo Caption: Photo 1 - Winners at the podium (Full Marathon Elite Male): (L - R) SatyaBhan, Bahadur Dhoni and Hethram
 Photo 2 - Winners at the podium (Full Marathon Elite Female): (L - R) Jyoti Gowate and Jyoti Singh
 Photo 3 & Photo 4 - Participants at the stadium

Winners at the podium (Full Marathon Elite Male): (L - R) SatyaBhan, Bahadur Dhoni and Hethram

Winners at the podium (Full Marathon Elite Female): (L - R) Jyoti Gowate and Jyoti Singh

Participants at the stadium

Participants at the stadium

Bangalore 16 October 2016: The curtains came down on the much awaited marathon of Bangalore – the third edition of Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon, which concluded today amongst much fanfare and enthusiasm. The event was flagged off by ace badminton coach Mr. Pullela Gopichand  during the wee hours of the morning,  which saw the city’s running and fitness enthusiast push themselves and complete at the three different categories of the run - the full marathon of 42.195 km, the half marathon of 21.1 km and the Titan Octane 5Km Hope Run. The total prize money was Rs. 30 Lakhs.

There were over 15, 000 runners who participated at the marathon, including a group of 24 visually impaired kids from Samarthanam Trust for Disabled ran the 5Km Hope Run. The hope run had been introduced with a vision of popularizing running within the community, where the spectators came in large numbers to cheer the participants.

The List of Winners:

Full marathon (Elite Male):
Race Ranking
Name
Winning Time
1
Bahadur Dhoni
2:29:10
2
SatyaBhan
2:34:37
3
Hethram
2:35:00

Full marathon (Elite Female):
Race Ranking
Name
Winning Time
1
Jyoti Gowate
2:59:37
2
Jyoti Singh
3:27:37


Half marathon (Elite Male):
Race Ranking
Name
Winning Time
1
Srinu B
1:08:51
2
Belliappa AB
1:08:56
3
Palisette Kiran
1:10:14


Half marathon (Elite Female):
Race Ranking
Name
Winning Time
1
Priti Lamba
1:22:02
2
S Padmavathi
1:24:03
3
Tippavva Sanakki
1:25:28

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. M Murali, Managing Director, Shriram Properties said, “It was exhilarating to see the citizens of Bangalore come out and participate in such large numbers today. We will continue to improve and raise the standard of this event in the subsequent editions, for every citizen of this city to be proud of."

Mr. Nagaraj Adiga, Race Director, Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon said, “We are delighted that Shriram Properties has once again extended their undeterred support towards making this marathon a stellar event. It is remarkable to see such enthusiastic participation year after year, and we look forward to make this event bigger in the coming editions.”

The enthusiastic full marathon elite winner Bahadur Dhoni said, “I would like to thank the organizers of the Shriram Properties Bengaluru Marathon and the citizens of Bengaluru for such a great event. I had a wonderful experience participating in the run. The event was well organized with proper facilities provided all through the run. More initiatives such as these is a must for sportsmen in the nation."

The Honorable Home Minister of Karnataka, Dr. G Parameshwara who also presided at the awards ceremony lauded the enthusiasm and spirit of Bengalureans and congratulated the winners. He spoke of the unifying strength of sports. He motivated all the athletes to strive and bring greater glory to the nation at international sports meets.

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 regionThe company has also won awards for being the Best Realty Investment Partner in India and the Most Transparent Developer in Southern region.

About NEB Sports
NEB Sports, organizes big banner events such as Shriram properties Bengaluru marathon, IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon, IDBI Federal Life Insurance Mumbai Half Marathon and NIDJAM. The Bengaluru 10K Challenge is their flagship 10K event which promotes participants to incorporate running into their lifestyle.
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