The event was jointly inaugurated by former cricketer Javagal Srinath, Former Badminton player U Vimal Kumar and Nicole Estelle Faria, Miss Earth India. They encouraged participants of the Nandi Hillathon.
The objective of this event was to raise resources for Nandi Hills to restore its past glory and to encourage communities and associations to raise money for any improvement work that they would like to undertake in their neighbourhood.
Approximately 60 km away from the city Nandi Hills is one of city's historic tourist places.
Anu, a resident from Yehalanka told OneIndia that "It was wonderful experience to cherish the moments with nature as this is a well initiative taken by the organiser.
This will not only raise fund for the welfare of community but also a good attempt to create awareness among people to stay fit.
OneIndia staff also participated in the event to encourage participants.