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Laxman unveils finisher’s medals for Airtel Hyderabad Marathon

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Runners Society and Bharti Airtel together with Telangana government today unveiled the specially designed finisher’s medals and corporate trophy for the 6th edition of the Airtel Hyderabad Marathon.

Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman unveiled the finishers’ medals and corporate trophy.

The corporate trophy for the largest corporate participant has been commissioned to encourage runners from large corporates and build awareness on promoting healthy lifestyles with running. All winners and finishers of the 4 categories of the Run (5K, 10K, Half Marathon (21.095 km) and Full Marathon (42.195 km) will get designer medals, Murali Nannapaneni, Race Director said.

The 2016 edition of this annual sporting event will be held on August 27 and 28 with 16,000 active participants.

The Airtel Hyderabad Marathon has encouraged participation by the State Police, Paramilitary police and the Armed Forces in the event, Bharti Airtel Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Chief Executive Officer Venkatesh Vijayraghavan said.

Phil Maffetone, a key proponent on health, lifestyle and fitness has been appointed as event ambassador for the marathon.