The next race of India’s biggest corporate relay series is happening in Chennai on Nov 2nd. After 7 successful seasons in Bangalore and 2 editions in Hyderabad and Mumbai, 2nd November 2014 will see the immensely popular PUMA Urban Stampede Powered By Flipkart make its first appearance in Chennai. Registrations for the event are open on the event website.
Event website: http://www.pumaurbanstampede.com/
Urban Stampede is a corporate relay where teams comprised of 4 members each, running in a relay format, compete for the title of the fastest corporate running team. The run is aimed at encouraging amateurs and seasoned runners alike to take part in a sport that is as enjoyable and fulfilling as it is beneficial. Some of the biggest corporate names from India have been part of this fast growing event.
Besides the very popular corporate relay format, the run also offers the Individual 5K and 10K run categories as options.
PUMATrac App for Runners
As a buildup to the PUMA Urban Stampede Chennai, event sponsors PUMA have launched a contest designed to bring out the best from the runners. All runners have to do is to run using the PUMATrac App, share a screen shot of the PUMATrac App showing your run time & they will stand a chance to win goodies. PUMATRAC is a unique running application designed to motivate athletes to get outside and discover ways to get the most out of a workout while having fun along the way. Using this App, runners can track distance, pace, and calories burned. Find out if you run faster to rock music. Share your running routes with friends or give theirs a try. Rack up your best runs on the new Social Leaderboard. If you’re travelling, the GPS locator shares the best running routes in your current city. You can download this app here.
Winners Takes All!
The top 10 teams in the Men, Women and Mixed categories of the corporate relay get to come to Mumbai and compete in the National Finals on 1st March 2014. The winners of the National Finals in the Men, Women and Mixed categories win an all-expenses paid trip to an International Marathon. If that was the sort of inspiration you were needing, well, now its out there, go get it!
Quick Tip of the Day – Setting Goals
Start small and make it big. Prep yourself for bigger marathons with the #PUMAUrbanStampede. A 5K or a 10K is a great first step towards a bigger, longer term goal, like running a half marathon or a marathon. Start small, and before you know it, you would be running your first marathon, and more!
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