Forum Purple Run was organized on 30th Sept. to spread awareness about “Alzheimer’s”. More than 940 runners from the age group of 6 to 82 years participated making it Udaipur’s Biggest Running Event. After the closure of registrations on 26th Sept. the runners were provided with Purple Run kits to help them prepare for the Run.
The main motive of this event was to spread awareness. Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with Alzheimer’s, symptoms first appear in their mid-60s. Estimates vary, but experts suggest that more than 44 million may have Alzheimer’s worldwide.
The Race was flagged off by Udaipur’s Additional S.P. Swati Sharma at 5:45 AM. There were 4 running categories 3kms, 5kms, 10kms and 21kms. The race started from Forum Celebration Mall towards New University Road via R K Circle, Shobagpura, new 100ft. RTO road and ended at the mall. The closing ceremony of the Purple Run was attended by Udaipur’s Collector Mr.Vishnu Charan Malik who awarded Trophies to all the winners and race ambassadors. The detailed list of winners can be seen by visiting the below link along with race timings of all participants.
Forum Purple Run was conducted simultaneously in 6 cities at 7 malls owned by Prestige Group. More than 15000 runners participated in this exciting event across the nation.