With around 250 women participated in both the 3 kms and the 5 kms run categories, the aim of this running event was to raise awareness about “women’s empowerment and safety”. The event saw participation of women from 5 yrs to 65yrs from all walk of life like school and college girls, corporate women and homemakers who showed a great deal of enthusiasm.
Chennai Pink Run is an innovative initiative which combines running, fitness, health, and lastly a social cause emphasizing on women empowerment and safety.
The event was a first of its kind stand-alone women’s running event in the city which was organized to commemorate the occasion of the International Women’s day.
Speaking on the event, M.Rajalingam, founder-director of toss sportz eventz said, “The idea was not just about creating awareness about women empowerment. There was also the fitness element as well. It's also about promoting the idea of women focusing on their health, whether that's through running or walking.
I am sure that the running events like Chennai Pink Run will also help to highlight the endurance and will power of women in all walks of life.”
The reason for the participants who ran in this event had been be various. Be it for fun, or just for running, or for a cause, the event was just for women. The event was completely for the women, for them to enjoy the run, socialize and also to highlight the enduring capacities of women.
The event was a part of the initiative “femme sporting series” organized by “toss sportz eventz”. The aim of the initiative is to promote sports participation among the women.
M.Rajalingam also said, “The main attribute of a running event is that, it combines both the sports and the lifestyle elements, thereby encouraging more women to lace up their shoes and start running and to prove the world that nothing is impossible. And I hope that we achieved that through this event. And I am also happy to witness more participation from the women audience from the city. And the response for the initiative was overwhelming”
The event was co-sponsored by Pink fitness, Poorvika mobile world. SRM specialty hospital was the medical sponsor and Love for chocos was the online gifting partner.
The details of the event can be had @ www.ChennaiPinkRun.com or www.facebook.com/
About “femme sporting series”
FSS will be providing a series of weekend sporting events. FSS was already launched on February 3rd 2013 and has already organized corporate throwball events and corporate table tennis events. There will be further events in the categories of football, badminton, basketball and swimming.
The idea is to organize series of weekend events for women, so their professional schedule doesn't get affected. It's also done to promote and increase the sporting attitude among women.
About “toss sportz eventz”
“toss” is a Chennai based sports events launched with an aim of organizing sports events and promoting sporting participation among the people targeting grassroots, professional and recreational level. The company also provides sports event management solutions for the corporate and sports marketing solutions for the brands.
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