UoH Half Marathon 2014 was organized on 9th March 2014 by the Hyderabad Runners Club and Airtel in association with the Department of Physical Education & Sports of the University.
Three events were flagged off on that day which included the Half Marathon (Both for open category and veterans for Men & Women); 10 K (Both for open category and veterans for Men & Women) and 3 K Fun Run (for beginners and Children). All the three events saw almost 1600 runners taking part in the campus. Automatic timing chips were used to monitor the half Marathon and 10 K races and the timings of each participant were recorded. Prof. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, Vice-Chancellor flagged off the event at 6:30am in the morning.
In the Open category for Men, University of Hyderabad students came First in Half Marathon and 10 K runs. The details of the winners from the University are as follows:
Ist Place Half Marathon 21 Km – Mr. C. Mallesham, Centre for Health Psychology with Best timing of 1 Hr 21 Minutes 15 seconds. Ist Place 10 K Run – Mr. Naresh Chary, CIS with the Timing of 40 minutes 10 seconds.
UoH Herald congratulates the winners.
Contributed by the Department of Physical Education & Sports