The event witnessed participation of more than 8500 runners who pledged to support the cause of organizing ‘My Country Run’, i.e. ‘To promote the culture of Sportsmanship, Health and Fitness in the Country’. The event consisted of three categories of run such as Elite 10K, Open 10K and Cool 5K.
The Guests of Honor for the event were, Major General N S Rajpurohit- VSM, DCCI, ASC College and Centre, Bengaluru; Air Vice Marshal Kshirsagar- SMSO, Head Qaurter, Training Command, Bengaluru; Dr. Chenraj Roychand-President, Jain University; O Rajendran- Assistant Commander, CISF; Deepak Singh- Deputy Commander, Administration, BSF; RJ Shaayan Bhattacharya and Vinayak Joshi-Actor.
1500 runners from the armed forces along with families, school and college youth, corporate, specially challenged individuals and senior citizens took part in the run across the three categories to reinforce the message, 'Healthy and Fit Citizens will march India towards Growth and Development'.
The Elite 10K and Open 10K was flagged off by Air Vice Marshal Kshirsagar along with Dr. Chenraj Roychand whereas the Cool 5K was flagged off by Major General N S Rajpurohit. During the event, entertaining the participants, Ms. Shilpa showcased their Zumba fitness regime, Mr. Sanam Singh Khokkar and team showcased their talent through dance performances. DJ Arjun, RJ Shayaan and MC Jatin Khandelwal mesmerized the crowd with their performances.
The organizers expressed their sincere gratitude to the Sponsors, Management of NICE Road, Karnataka State Police, Traffic Police and BBMP for their valuable support to make MCR-3, a grand success.