Mumbai, Feb 19 (IBNS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, sports lifestyle brand PUMA and recreation company Runners for Life came together on Tuesday to announce the opening of registrations for PUMA Urban Stampede 2013.
Urban Stampede is India's only national running property designed specifically for corporates.
The run is relay formatted where teams comprised of 4 members each, 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.
At the announcement event, Yuvraj, brand ambassador for PUMA India, opened the registrations for the marathon and unveiled the 'Winner' t-shirt for the run.
The meet also saw a funrace between Yuvraj's team, the PUMA team and an impromptu team of media professionals.
"PUMA Urban Stampede is a great platform for amateur and expert runners alike to participate in this one-of-a-kind team event," said Rajiv Mehta, Managing Director, PUMA India.
Yuvraj said, "Running is a great way to get fit, stay fit, and regain fitness. PUMA Urban Stampede is a great concept because it gets people out of the office and on to the tracks."
First unleashed in 2008, this fun run has witnessed an exponential rise in participation over the years and this year the Urban Stampede is scaled up to include Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Goa.