Put your best foot forward – MUMBAI MARATHON 2015 registrations begin!!!
As a forerunner to India’s leading and Mumbai’s most awaited annual sporting and social event, the Governor of Maharashtra Shri K Sankaranarayanan welcomed representatives from Title Sponsor Standard Chartered, Associate Sponsor, Tata Consultancy Services, and Event Promoters, Procam International, to the majestic environs of the Raj Bhavan and launched registrations for the Full Marathon category of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM) 2015. On Sunday, January 18, 2015, the city will witness the 12th edition of an event that has helped Indians break running ground since its inception twelve seasons ago.
Present on the occasion were Hon’ble Mayor Shri Sunil Prabhu, DK Upadhyay, Joint Commissioner of Police, Traffic, Krishna Prasad, Additional Commissioner of Police, South and Event Ambassador John Abraham.
Event Ambassador John Abraham said, “The time has come, yet again, for Mumbaikars to come forward and celebrate not just the city’s everlasting spirit and energy but put their best foot forward and participate in India’s most prestigious marathon. As registrations are launched for the 12th edition of the event, I urge people to sign up, train well, and Go the Distance on Race Day in January 2015.”
Registrations for the event’s Full Marathon and DHL Corporate Champions categories will open on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Physical modes of registration at Standard Chartered Bank branches will close on Saturday, September 20, or whenever running places are full.
Registrations for the Half Marathon will open at 10.00 am on Wednesday, July 30 and close on Saturday, August 30 .
Registrations for the Dream Run will open at 10.00 am on Tuesday, September 2, and close on Saturday, September 6, while registrations for the Senior Citizens Run and Champions With Disability will open on Monday, September 8, and close on Saturday, September 20, or whenever running places are full, whichever is earlier.
This year, Cigna TTK Health Insurance and Jabong.com are associating with the marathon as the Health Insurance and Online Retail partners respectively.
Like every season, a number of steps have been taken to provide various avenues to facilitate a smooth registration procedure. Online registrations can be done through the event website www.procamrunning.in/scmm