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Chennai Pinkathon- inspiring partners Bajaj Electricals, Successfully completes its Fourth Edition run with 7500 Women Participants

India’s biggest all women’s run, organized by Maximus MICE & Media Solutions Pvt. Ltd. under the aegis of United Sisters Foundation, saw women across age groups and from all different strata of society participatingin the V wash Plus 3 km, 5 km, Tata Salt Lite10 km and 21 km categories run to raise awareness about the importance of a healthy lifestyle for women & issues like breast cancer.

 Chennai Pinkathon, empowering Indian Women, an initiative to raise awareness about the importance of a healthy lifestyle for women and issues like breast cancer, successfully concluded Fourth Edition inChennai on Sunday, July 2,2017atIsland Ground, Chennai, 7500 women across age groups and from all different segments of the society participated enthusiastically in the

V Wash Plus3 km, 5 km, Tata Salt Lite10 km and 21 km categories. Flagging off the run was super-model, actor, fitness enthusiast avid barefoot runner and Pinkathon founder Milind Soman.

Medical Partner Apollo Hospitalwill be providing a Medical tag for every participant Chennai Pinkathon2017. This medical tag will provide a free Mammogram to all the participants above 44yrs of age & a free medical examination check-up for those who are under 44yrs from ApolloHospital.

Some of the noteworthy participants in the run were a group of 30 visually impaired girls and 150 hearing impaired girls running the Vwash plus3KM/ 5km/Tata Salt Lite10km distance with enthusiasm. Additionally the run witnessed a squad of cancer survivors who participated in Vwash Plus 3KM and 5km.25 Baby wearing mothers carrying babies just a few months old walked the Vwash Plus 3KM distance.  The run had participants as young as 4months and as old as 84 years.

Commenting on the success of the Chennai   Pinkathon Milind Soman, Founder Pinkathon said,‘Pinkathon is more than a Marathon. It is the seed of change. It is the beginning of a movement carried forward by a growing community of empowered women across India, who share a belief that a healthy family, a healthy nation and a healthy world begins with empowered women. The first step in empowerment is taking control of your own health, respecting yourself and understanding and celebrating the value you bring to your family and society. Empowerment is not a gift of society; it is a gift you give yourself. We are delighted to have such diverse crowd right from young school students, housewives, corporate, cancer survivors, underprivileged and visually impaired girls participating in Chennai  Pinkathon.’

Reema Sanghavi, Managing Director, Maximus MICE & Media Solutions Pvt. Ltd and Co-founder Pinkathon said, “Pinkathon is close to my heart. I am passionate about this noble cause of health & fitness for all women. Maximus is proud to organize Pinkathon across cities in India and touching so many lives. It is our leading Intellectual Property. Pinkathon will be organized in 8 cities in India in 2017. I am simply overwhelmed with tremendous response in Chennai  and this will certainly motivate us to do much more going forward.”

Chennai Pinkathon has received huge response from corporate sponsors like Bajaj Electricals, Tata Salt Lite, Sathyabama University, VWash Plus, Reebok, Apollo Hospitals, PPL/IPRS, Bisleri

Bajaj Electricals pledged to plant 1000 trees to highlight the connection between healthy lifestyle and healthy environment.

About Maximus Mice & Media Solutions:

Founded by Reema Sanghavi (Managing Director) & Milind Soman (Director) in 2008. Pinkathon – Empowering Indian Women, like all other Maximus events is characterized with their trademark of effective brand communication & fiery enthusiasm. Maximus has been supporting the cause since its inception and working constantly to take it to greater heights. Both Reema and Milind feel very strongly for the cause and have worked diligently to make this a national entity that resonates with the women across India.

 

About Women’s Cancer Initiative – Tata Memorial Hospital (WCl-TMH)

Women’s Cancer Initiative – Tata Memorial Hospital is a non for profit NGO led by, Dir. Tata Memorial Centre. Dr.R.A.Badwe, President, Mrs.Devika Bhojwani, Vice- President and Dr.Sudeep Gupta General Secretary along with other cancer physicians & surgeons and volunteers.

The Initiative's core activity comprises material support of socially and economically disadvantaged women who are diagnosed to have breast and gynaecological cancer. The Initiative has supported hundreds of such women to complete their prescribed treatment with chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, radiation therapy, and surgery and rehabilitation therapy. The Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) is a grant-in-aid Institution of the Government of India that is run under the supervision of the Department of Atomic Energy. It comprises of the Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) and the Advanced Centre for Training Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC). The TMC has a 70 year long   and proud history of service, education and research in the field of cancer.

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