Mangaluru: Forum Purple Run is an initiative by FORUM to raise awareness about Alzheimer's so that people can recognize it and procure the right treatment.
Alzheimer’s is a progressive and irreversible neurological disorder that impairs basic neurological functioning. It is the 5th leading cause of death in people over 55 years of age, and in India, more than 4 million people suffer from some form of dementia.
A run for awareness, sensitivity, and dignity - Forum Purple Run is the only run that brings together the entire family to run for a prime cause.
Forum Purple Run event will be held across 8 Malls in 7 Cities:
Forum Mall Koramangala, Bangalore
Forum Shantiniketan, Bangalore
Forum Neighbourhood Mall, Bangalore
Forum Vijaya Mall, Chennai
Forum Fiza Mall, Mangalore
Forum Sujana Mall, Hyderabad
Forum Centre City, Mysore
Forum Celebrations Mall, Udaipur
The run at Forum Fiza Mall, Mangalore was flagged off by Mr Fayaz, Manager of Forum Fiza Mall. The event witnessed around 2500 enthusiastic runners young and old who participated in 3 different categories - 3K, 5K and 10K Run.
The Winner Details are as follows:
10km - Male
1245 - Basavaraj - 00:39:19
1032 - YN Sankrepp -00:39:25
1019 - Lakshmesha - 00:40:49
10km - Female
1030 - Priya LD - 00:41:07
1029 - Chaitra - 00:41:08
1159 - Sandhya KJ - 00:45:44
5km - Male
5045 - Milan - 00:16:54
5070 - Lakshman - 00:17:04
5043 - Rakshith - 00:18:13
5km - Female
5046 - Harshitha - 00:21:58
5044 - Deeksha - 00:22:20
5041 - Jayalaxmi - 00:22:44
The winners were awarded cash and trophies. Mr B M Farooq, Founder, Chairman & MD, Fiza Group of Companies, Bengaluru and MLC - Karnataka Legislative Council & Working President, JD(S) Karnataka State Unit, Mr Vedavyas Kamath, MLA, Mangaluru South Constituency, Mr Diwakar and Mr. Abdul Lathif, Corporators, Mangaluru City Corporation, Mr T N Shivashankara, Cheif Fire Officer, Mangaluru Zone, Mr Lakshmi Ganesh K., DCP, Crime and Traffic, Mangaluru City Police, Mr Deepak Sharma, Area Manager, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., Mangaluru, Mr Prashanth Kundapur, Manager, Nippon Paint India Pvt. Ltd., Mangaluru, Mr Mohamed Moideen Kundil, MD, Kanara TMT, Mr Prashanth Shet, Partner, SL Shet Jewellers & Diamond House and others were present at the awarding ceremony and gave away the prizes.
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