Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Jan 07 (ANI): With just one week ahead Rekla race, a traditional sport, was organised in Coimbatore ahead of Pongal celebrations on Sunday. Around 1000 bulls from various parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala participated in the race. Winner bull was given a sovereign gold and all other participants were given with one gram gold. This event was organised by Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and technology. Rekla race is popular in some parts of Tamil Nadu including Chennai and Coimbatore region.