Over 17,000 runners to participate in the 4th edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon

Over 17,000 runners are all set to participate in the 4th edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon, to be held on Sunday, 24th February, 2019. In order to motivate and encourage the runners, cricketing legend and Brand Ambassador of IDBI Federal Life Insurance, Sachin Tendulkarwill flag off the all the races from the iconic Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Legendary Cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar to flag off all the races

Over 17,000 runners are all set to participate in the 4thedition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon, to be held on Sunday, 24thFebruary, 2019. In order to motivate and encourage the runners, cricketing legend and Brand Ambassador of IDBI Federal Life Insurance, Sachin Tendulkarwill flag off the all the races from the iconic Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Organised by NEB Sports, this AIMS-certified marathon has witnessed a 40% hike in registration numbers as compared to the previous edition. This year, 2,000 runners will be competing in the Full Marathon, while 6,000 runners will be a part of the Half Marathon. The Timed 10K and 5K Swacch Bharat Run will have 5,000 and 4,000 participants respectively.

Over 600 personnel from the defence services and thepolice force will be participating across the various race categories. Among the many inspirational runners participating this year are SuneethaPrasanna, a 73-year-old who is planning to run the Half Marathon and Himanshu Kumar, a para-athlete who will be participating in the 5K run.

The IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon is the National Marathon Championship, as recognised by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI). The runners will be competing for a total prize money pool of INR 20 lakhs across various categories.

The official NGO partner for this edition of the marathon is Health Fitness Trust, an all-India non-profit NGO established by Asian Marathon Champion, Dr. SunitaGodara, which aims at promoting health and fitness, along with supporting various public benefit welfare causes. The marathon has also partnered with HFT Taekwondo Academy which is registered with the Taekwondo Federation of India.

Karthik Raman, Chief MarketingOfficer, IDBI Federal Life Insurance, said, “After the huge success of our Kolkata Full Marathon earlier this month, we look forward to another great race at the fourth edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon. New Delhi has a vibrant health and fitness-driven community and the growing registration numbers every year, showcases their determination to stay active and #KeepMoving.”

Nagaraj Adiga, Race Director, said, “We are delighted with the tremendous response from runners in the city for the 2019 edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon.We are doing our best to ensure that all participants have a great running experience along the iconic route of the marathon. As Race Day approaches, we wish all the runners the very best with their final preparations.”

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