BENGALURU: The 1st edition of Women’s Day Run was organised by Kaagaz Foundation on March 13, at HSR Layout, Bengaluru. The run was flagged-off at 6:30 a.m. by Rao Ganesh, Inspector HSR Layout Traffic Police.
The objective of the run was to celebrate womanhood and encourage women to take up running and develop a healthy habit of running. This run was sponsored by Nine Star Suzuki and Basecamp Adventures.The event was attended by 300 runners mostly women and award ceremony was held at 7.30 a.m.
Bengaluru Mayor, G. Padmavati graced the occasion and spoke about the importance of waste segregation and citizen involvement. Honourable Mayor also signed the pledge board on the occasion of Women’s Day .#BeBoldForChange pledge.
Women pourakarmikas were also honoured at the event and appreciated for their commitment for a cleaner locality. They were given sarees, lunch box and a water bottle.
“This event was a big success, it was wonderful to see women of all age groups being part of this event. We would want more women to participate in such events so that the public spaces will have more women, which is the need of the hour,” said Jigna Modh, organiser of the event.