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Embassy Office Parks to host the 6th Edition of the Contours Women’s Day Run

Bangalore, 21st Jan 2015: The 6th edition of the Contours Women’s Day Run in association with Myntra and Embassy Office Parks, is scheduled to be held at Embassy GolfLinks on the 8th of March 2015 in Bangalore.

One of the first events of its kind in the city, the run which started in 2010, has focussed on celebrating International Women’s Day by promoting fitness and raising awareness for a variety of causes.

The 2015 edition of the Contours Women’s Day Run will raise funds for the Shristi Special Academy, who in collaboration with the Special Olympics Bharat is training and grooming people with disabilities for the Special Olympics in Los Angeles.

Speaking at the launch of the event, Ms. Chandra Gopalan, Director – Contours India and a veteran marathoner, said “An Indian woman faces a lot of challenges.  To celebrate her ambitions and achievements, we conduct this Run on International Women’s Day. Through our previous editions we have secured education for 700 under-privileged girl children. This year, we intend to raise money for children of Shristi Special Academy, who have qualified for the Special Olympics. Together, we envision a world where persons with disabilities get unconditional acceptance and care.”

Commenting on the event, Mike Holland, CEO, Embassy Office Parks said “We are delighted to support the Contour’s Women’s Day Run and the children of the Shristi Special Academy. This run is an integral part of our Women’s Day celebrations and part of our ongoing commitment to bring together our business park communities and build awareness for important social and community programs.”

The 2015 Edition will be held at Embassy Golf Links, Intermediate Ring Road - Domlur, Bangalore from 6.30 AM onwards on Sunday, 8th March 2015 (Sunday).

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About Embassy Office Parks
Embassy Office Parks is the leading private owner and operator of world-class business parks in India. Embassy Office Parks is a joint venture between Bangalore based Embassy Group, India’s leading commercial property developer and the Blackstone Group L.P.  (“Blackstone”). Embassy Office Parks provides a business ecosystem that is people-focused and enhances productivity through a vibrant and emotionally involved workforce following the best of global standards. Embassy Office Parks are designed to achieve superior productivity levels across all core audiences. With over 100 clients, and several large multinationals situated at these parks, Embassy Office Parks is a pioneer in the leasing model for commercial space as well as developing integrated office parks across the country. Comprising more than 15 million sq ft of commercial space, the Embassy Office Parks portfolio includes business parks in Bangalore such as Embassy TechVillage, Embassy GolfLinks and Embassy Manyata Business Park, as well as Embassy TechZone in Pune.

About Contours India:
Contours India is India’s first International chain of Women only gyms. Known worldwide as Contours Express, this chain has grown to 750 gyms worldwide with over 200000 women members. In India, Contours India has grown to 7 fitness studios in a span of 4 years. Contours India has also bought to India a new wave in Women’s fitness called Cardio Fit circuit training. It is a specialized training for women & all it requires is 29 minutes per day, 4 times a week to get fit, healthy & to lose weight. All the machines here are specially designed for women. In short, it is a Fitness concept run by women for women. So, no matter if a woman is fat, thin, young or old, she can work out without inhibitions at any time of the day. Contours India believes that women of all ages must be encouraged to exercise comfortably, as the workout is fast, fun & friendly.

About Myntra: is a one stop shop for all your fashion and lifestyle needs. Being India's largest e-commerce store for fashion and lifestyle products, aims at providing a hassle free and enjoyable shopping experience to shoppers across the country with the widest range of brands and products on its portal. The brand is making a conscious effort to bring the power of fashion to shoppers with an array of the latest and trendiest products available in the country. Myntra’s value proposition offers the largest in-season product catalogue, 100% authentic products, cash on delivery, EMI facility and 30 day return policy make, the preferred shopping destination in the country. To make online shopping easier they also have a dedicated customer connect team is on standby to answer queries 24x7.Myntra’s choice of apparel, accessories, cosmetics and footwear from over 500 leading Indian and international brands. Prominent brands include Adidas, Nike, Puma, Catwalk, Inc 5, United Colors of Benetton, FCUK, Timberland, Avirate, FabIndia and Biba to name a few. You can also shop from some recently introduced labels such as - Roadster, Sher Singh, Dressberry, Kook N Keech and ETC.

About Shristi:
Shristi Special Academy is a non-profit organisation established by three special educators. Through education and training, the academy helps train and develops skills in persons with disabilities – including Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, Cerebral Palsy, and Multiple Disabilities. At Shristi, we work to enable the overall development and rehabilitation of children using a scientifically designed and child-centric curriculum. Our essence lies in ‘creation’ (Shristi stands for creation in Hindi) of a holistic approach that is aimed at overall development — mental, physical, and emotional. This is enabled through various forms of intervention from rehabilitation training and nutrition to medical screening and treatment to all individuals irrespective of their age or social status.

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