Spirit of WIPRO Run 2016

It was a colorful morning last Sunday, where we seen up to 4,300 participants made their way to the Spirit of WIPRO Run 2016 at Perdana Botanical Garden (Lake Garden). Themed “Powered by Ambition”, the annual charity event Spirit of WIPRO Run marks its 6th year in Malaysia with yet another successful event held concurrently with thousands of WIPRO employees, their family, friends, customers, partners and suppliers run together on the same day at different locations where WIPRO has its offices for a good cause. 
With the aim to foster the values that WIPRO UNZA considers to be the foundation of the company, “Spirit of WIPRO Run” is a CSR initiative to contribute to the society by encouraging systematic improvement in education and to the local communities where WIPRO operates in.

Spirit of WIPRO Run 2016 is free for WIPRO employees and their families, and the others only had to contribute RM 10 per person to participate in the run. They were given a running kit contains a running shirt, cap, and products from WIPRO in a drawstring bag.
Managing Director of Wipro Unza Malaysia - Mr Kumar Chander & Chief Executive of Wipro Unza Malaysia - Mr Sriram with presents for some of the children from Trinity Home

This year, WIPRO Unza had also invited and sponsored the children from Rumah Kanak-kanak Triniti Selangor to join the event.

Mr Sriram Krishnamurthy, Chief Executive of Wipro Unza Malaysia Sdn Bhd said, “The Spirit of Wipro Run, one of the World’s largest global employee engagement activities, showcases the passion, determination, and collective effort of numerous individuals across the World. It foster and strengthens a sense of tem spirit not just within our organisation but also with our network of customers, partners, suppliers, employee families, and others.”
Welcoming Speech by Managing Director of Wipro Unza Malaysia - Mr Kumar Chander

“We are thrilled that the number of participants doubled from the previous year as this shows greater awareness and stronger support towards our CSR innitiative. This is a great encouragement for us to carry on this charity effort. The funds raised this year will go towards improving the living conditions of the underprivileged as well as education improvement efforts,” he added.

Winners for Men Open 8KM (Staff Category & Open Category)

Spirit of WIPRO Run 2016 had 3 categories namely the Men Open – 8KM, Women Open – 8km, and a 3km family fun run. The top 3 runners for these categories received a special medal each.
Fun time at the inflatable giant slide

Also seen there was a warm up session facilitated by the Nike Ambassador, tele-matches for families, CARRIE JUNIOR mascot appearance, and inflatable castles, fishing pond game, entertaining clown and game booths with prizes to win. Not only that, participants were also treated to a buffet and children were especially elated with the cotton candy and popcorns which were made available throughout the event.

For more information on WIPRO Unza, go to http://www.wipro-unza.com/

1 comment:

Elfie Jane said...

Looks like fun! I also think it's great that they're contributing to charity :)

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