Hyderabad, August 2023.
More than 1005 Optum employees ran in the Hyderabad Marathon on Sunday, August 27, 2023.
The Optum team comprised 841 men and 164 women runners, who took part in the forty-two kilometres full marathon, the twenty-one kilometres half marathon, as well as the ten and five-kilometre races.
Every year, to prepare for this event, LiveWell, the holistic employee well-being program at Optum, encourages and supports employees in their fitness journeys, providing trusted expert guidance on nutrition, fitness, and coaching.
Optum had also sponsored a practice run on August 6, 2023.
Speaking on employee participation, Uma Ratnam Krishnan, Managing Director - India, Optum Global Solutions, said: “Our strength in numbers at the Hyderabad marathon is a testament to our unified goal at Optum, to build a health care system that works better for all those we serve, including our employees. With LiveWell, we give them the resources they need to take control of their total well-being. We hope to return next year in even bigger numbers and continue our journey of caring, connecting and growing together.”