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Hero Electric announces 1st edition of Bangalore One Race

Hero Electric, India’s oldest and largest E2W company, announces the first edition of ‘One Race’ and the eighth edition of the Tour of Karnataka in Bangalore today (17th Nov 2022).

If you are planning to participate in the upcoming Marathon in Nice Road, Bangalore, you can try it now itself. Hero's aim is, One India and One Race beside fitness, health and better prospects for all along with respecting the Nature around.

Hero Electric also unveiled Optima E5, the award prize for the male and female winners of the half marathon.

Over the years, Bangalore has witnessed a resurgence in marathons and running events as fitness and well-being become a priority for urban dwellers, who are becoming more health-conscious and aware of the importance of a clean environment. 

It is Hero Electric’s first edition of ‘One Race’ in Bengaluru and its third-year association with Tour of Karnataka. Moreover, it highlights the mission of ‘No Emission' and promotes electric mobility to curb air pollution and build a sustainable environment.

Mr. Naveen Munjal, Managing Director, Hero Electric, said, “Hero Electric is thrilled to announce the first edition of One Race along with the eighth season of TOK (Tour of Karnataka) in Bengaluru. We are in our seventh and third-year association with One Race and TOK, respectively, with the vision of working toward the good of society and uplifting the human spirit. Both events in the city will reinforce the excitement of running to bring India one step closer to living a healthy and sustainable life. Hero Electric will continue to support the spirit of sportsmanship in the country and promote well-being among the people.”

TOK is a cycling tour conducted by Cadence90 every year in November. Spread over four days, cyclists ride through scenic, serene routes of Karnataka and soak in its beauty. Cyclists challenge themselves across different terrains (mountains, coastal) and weather conditions while experiencing local traditions and culture. 

The 8th edition of TOK starts on November 22, 2022, with 106 riders and this growing tribe of TOK cyclists will ride a distance of 523 km.

Mr. Naveen Munjal, Managing Director, Hero Electric; Mr. Chethan Ram, Founder, and Director, Tour of Karnataka; Mr. Thomas Bobby Philip, first Indian to successfully run the Boston Marathon barefoot; Mr. Amandeep Sandhu, acclaimed writer, and journalist; Mr. Vivek Anand, Founder, and MD Oaks Asset Management were present at the conference.