The Hans India’s marathon run event in Hyderabad on September 10 was a huge success, with over 5,000 participants from various backgrounds. People of all ages and genders showed up at Necklace Road early in the morning, despite the cloudy weather. The main purpose of the marathon was to raise awareness about preventing suicides, in coordination with World Suicide Prevention Day.
Suicide rates have been alarmingly high, causing concern among many. The marathon aimed to spread the message that suicide is not a solution to problems and to bring hope to those who are feeling disappointed and distressed. The event was filled with excitement and joy, particularly because many girls and women participated, making it a memorable experience for everyone involved.