Telugu actor Ram Charan and tennis star Sania Mirza flagged off the Hyderabad 10K Run in the city on Sunday.
Telangana Information Technology Minister KT Rama Rao and actress Raashi Khanna were also part of the inaugural ceremony of the event.
On the occasion, Ram Charan wrote on his Facebook page: "Flagged off the Hyderabad 10K Run this morning (Sunday). Great way to start the day. It's high time we stop talking and start running."
The Hyderabad 10K Run Foundation, a non-profit organisation, was established in the year 2003, and it aims to bring the city together irrespective of the socio-economic status of its people.
It also promotes health, fitness and sports among the people and drive home the idea that "Every Step Counts".
#Ramcharan @KTRTRS @MirzaSania and @RaashiKhanna Flagged off the #Hyderabad10krun this morning.#stoptalking #startrunning #iDreamMedia pic.twitter.com/AoVy6PfpA1â€” iDream Media (@iDreamMedia) November 27, 2016
Minister @KTRTRS @bonthurammohan @MirzaSania & Ram Charan flagging off @Hyd10Run_2016 at People's Plaza #Hyderabad10krun pic.twitter.com/GNhjz7RxNdâ€” Min IT, Telangana (@MinIT_Telangana) November 27, 2016
Here are the #RouteMaps for the 10k Run and 5k Run for the Hyderabad 10k Run, taking place on the 27th of November, 2016. pic.twitter.com/hM6B2cstt2â€” Hyderabad 10k Run (@Hyd10kRun_2016) November 26, 2016