IS 2016

About the Event

Inner Strength 2016, a running event organised by UNIS Running group, was conducted on 09-October 2016 having 5 km and 10 km as the race category. An event that saw 400+ runners showcasing individual’s enthusiasm and high energy towards running that promotes health and fitness on a larger scale across the globe. The event had 100+ volunteers, who ensured the route was clearly guided, and motivated/cheered runners to boost their inner strength.

The organisers made sure the event adheres to the timing by ensuring the 5km run was flagged-off at striking 5:00 hours and 10km run was flagged off at 5:15 hours. Flag-off venue for the running was in Besant Nagar, Chennai at Woodpecker Furniture.

The route for 5km run was from Woodpecker Furniture via Rajaji Bhavan to Adyar Aavin and back that gave runners a lush-green, calm road, breezy route to enjoy the stress-free run and gave their best. The route was marked with 3 water points that gave enough hydration to the runners.

The route for 10km run was from Woodpecker Furniture via Rajaji Bhavan, Adyar Aavin, Jesus Calls to Somerset (MRC Nagar) and back. This gave runners a lot of unique experiences like Besant Avenue road, Adyar-Fortis Bridge, Somerset street, which added the joy of running and resulted their best performance. The route was market with 5 water points that were equipped with the hydration essentials and ensured no mishaps.

The event was supported by Apollo Hospitals as Medical Partners that ensured the runner’s safety. The complete event route was manned by 100+ volunteers and Chennai Police support by strictly blocking the route, which gave a wholesome running experience.

The event was supported by Apollo Hospitals as Medical Partners that ensured the runner’s safety. The complete event route was manned by 100+ volunteers and Chennai Police support by strictly blocking the route, which gave a wholesome running experience.

The flag-off for both race categories was done by Mr.Rajesh BlaaZe Raman (eminent singer from the film industry- Hosanna Title Song). The Chief Guest had given a complete presence, along with his classic performance on Hosanna, until the event was over.

The flag-off for both race categories was done by Mr.Rajesh BlaaZe Raman (eminent singer from the film industry- Hosanna Title Song). The Chief Guest had given a complete presence, along with his classic performance on Hosanna, until the event was over.

The route for 10km run was from Woodpecker Furniture via Rajaji Bhavan, Adyar Aavin, Jesus Calls to Somerset (MRC Nagar) and back. This gave runners a lot of unique experiences like Besant Avenue road, Adyar-Fortis Bridge, Somerset street, which added the joy of running and resulted their best performance. The route was market with 5 water points that were equipped with the hydration essentials and ensured no mishaps.

The event was supported by Apollo Hospitals as Medical Partners that ensured the runner’s safety. The complete event route was manned by 100+ volunteers and Chennai Police support by strictly blocking the route, which gave a wholesome running experience.

The flag-off for both race categories was done by Mr.Rajesh BlaaZe Raman (eminent singer from the film industry- Hosanna Title Song). The Chief Guest had given a complete presence, along with his classic performance on Hosanna, until the event was over.

About the Cause

Inner Strength 2016, a running event, was conducted to promote health and fitness across Chennai and slowly across pan India in the coming years. The event also focussed towards the social responsibility that every member of the group is entitled to and with the support of runners registering and sponsors on board, the organising team UNIS Running could raise a funds of INR 2,00,000 that was donated towards the education of 25 girl children that houses in the street of Gandhi Nagar in an orphanage called Jeevadhanam.

The whole of UNIS Running team extends thanks to the runners for participating in the event and to sponsors who came on board that helped the team conduct the event and raise funds for little angels.

On October 9,2016, the whole of UNIS Running team had visited Jeevadhanam orphanage to have lunch with 25 kids and kids showcased their love towards the team by performing group of dances that got a big smile on every person present. The raised funds were handed-over to the management of Jeevadhanam ensuring a bright future for little champs.

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