Hyderabad: Creating a record of sorts, nearly 10,000 participants joined the She Team Run organised by the City Police’s She Teams at People’s Plaza, Necklace Road here on Sunday morning. The event was held in the categories of 10K, 5K and 2K Runs.
Participants started to flock the venue from the very early hours i.e., from 4 am onwards and by 5.45 am with the crowds swelling, Additional Commissioner of Police, Crime and SIT, Shikha Goel along with Shezzi from RadioMirchi engaged them with stage activation. A series of pre-event programmes set the tone.
Chief Secretary, Shailendra Kumar Joshi, Director General of Police, M Mahendar Reddy, TSRTC Managing Director, Sunil Sharma, GHMC Commissioner, Dana Kishore apart from Hyderabad Police Commissioner, Anjani Kumar too reached the venue early and the chief guest, Governor, ESL Narasimhan arrived sharp at the appointed time.
Sports personalities and celebrities including Pooja Hegde, Aruna Reddy, Niharika and Rahul Vijay apart from special heroes on the wheel chairs and para-runners too joined the event in blue T-shirts. Police Band and an impressive cavalcade of Police Mounted Unit added to the occasion.
The three routes were provided with water, energy drinks, medical emergencies for the runners in case of any requirements. The runners were also assisted in the routes with markers, signages, proper traffic control, as well as live bands from the Police department entertaining them as they crossed the routes.