People from all walks of life had participated enthusiastically in Nellore 5k run which was organized by Nellore Runners Foundation, a non-profit organization.
The run was flagged of by District Collector M.Janaki in the presence of district level officials, from CVR foundation, Krishnapatnam port and other organizations.
Youth from different colleges are happy to participate in this event, and they are very eager to take part in more such events.Krishnampatnam Port chief executive officer Y.Anil said that such events would have a good impact on the people as they would have a feeling of togetherness and unity in the face of a common cause. He said that their organization was supporting programmes which have a good cause for the sake of promotion.Organizers and promoters have distributed uniforms for all the participants, and they promised to organize such events regularly.
Mr.G.Satheesh Reddy, Scientific Adviser to the Union Defence Minister who is from Nellore has adopted his native village Mahimaluru in Atmakur mandal. He promised to do everything possible for the development and welfare of the people in the village. He stressed the need for improving basic amenities and more resources in rural areas for which the village adoption concept would be of great help.
Mr.Satheesh has been actively involved in the efforts for the national development and ‘Make in India’ concept.
Nellore Runners Foundation, a non-profit organization which is dedicated to the cause of health and fitness, is organizing 5k run at Nellore which is scheduled for sunday October 11 at A.C.Subba Reddy Stadium. Smt.M.Janaki, Collector, Nellore District and Shri Anil Kumar – CEO, Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd unveiled the official Medal and Race T-shirt of the event.
This is the first time, that a 5k run is going to be held at Nellore. Each participant will be given a RFID chip to measure their individual time. This run also promotes the environment, this year’s theme is Go Green, Nellore.
Cash prizes will be given to the top three finishers in different categories and each finisher will be given a medal and certificate of participation.
All the citizens of Nellore region are requested and encouraged to participate in the 5k run. The registrations for the event have been started.