Mumbai, Dec 18 (ANI): Thousands of women came out to participate in Pinkathon, a running event, in Mumbai on Sunday mo ing. With the tagline 'I am a woman I inspire,' the multi-city running event aims to bring the women community forward for their empowerment. Actor and avid barefoot runner Milind Soman, who has been the initiative's face, flagged off the run. The next such race to be held in Bengaluru on January 29 will also see participation of cancer survivors. Earlier this year, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Chennai and Guwahati also hosted this event. Part of the proceedings generated from the event will go to the Women's Cancer Initiative and will be used in fight against breast cancer.