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The Forum, Prestige Group hosted ‘The Purple Run 2019’
The Forum is hosting The Purple Run, India’s biggest run for Alzheimer’s awareness, along with NIMHANS, on the 15th of September 2019 across 8 malls at the same time

Alzheimer’s, the most common form of dementia, is the 5th leading cause of death in people over 55 years of age, and in India, more than 4 million people suffer from various forms of this illness. Despite this, there’s a stigma attached to mental illnesses amongst us.

The Purple Run will be organized at all 8 Forum Malls across 6 cities and will kick off at once on 15th September at The Forum Mall in Kormangala,Forum Shantiniketan Mall, Whitefield, The Forum Neighbourhood Mall in Whitefield, The Forum Vijaya Mall in Chennai, The Forum Fiza Mall in Mangalore, The Forum Center City in Mysore, The Forum Sujana Mall in Hyderabad and The Forum Celebrations Mall, in Udaipur. With over 10,000 people set to run for Alzheimer’s Awareness, at the same time, all over India, this will be the first of its kind.

The Purple Run offers 5 km  giving each participant an opportunity to run in their comfort zone. The Run starts from the respective malls and culminate at the same venues. The roads of Kormangala and Whitefield will be graced by some of the finest long distance athletes from across the city along with other running enthusiasts who will put their best foot forward to achieve the desired goals.

There are prizes for Rs. 7 lakhs and gift hampers to be won.

To participate, register with a nominal registration fee and a part of the proceeds shall go to NIMHANS towards treatment and research for Alzheimer’s.

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