Registrations open for 2018 Mumbai Marathon, Tata Group to be title sponsor

Registrations open for 2018 Mumbai Marathon, Tata Group to be title sponsor 1
For the first time, the Mumbai Marathon will include a 10K (10 km) timed run exclusively for charity (Screengrab from the website)

The registrations for next year’s Mumbai Marathon, with Tata Group as the new title sponsor, opened on Wednesday. The marathon will entail a total prize money of $405,000.

The Tata Mumbai Marathon will be held on January 21, 2018.

The 15th edition of the premier marathon event will also mark the 150th anniversary of Tata Group and the 50th anniversary year of group company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Ltd.

Till last year, British banking major Standard Chartered was the title sponsor of marathon. However, the bank reportedly decided to pull out due to financial woes.

For the first time, there will be a 10K (10 km) timed run exclusively for charity. This run is available only for participants above 15 years of age, who want to make a difference by running for charity, a media release said here today.

The application form for charity running places will be available with the NGOs registered with the events philanthropy partner, United Way Mumbai.

Charity running places will not be available after November 30 or as soon as running places are filled, whichever is earlier.

Online registrations can be done through the event website:

Residents can also deposit their application forms with the requisite fees at select Asics stores and Selection Centre Sports Stores.

Entry forms will also be available at select Asics stores, select Selection Centre Sports Stores, Asian Heart Institute and United Way Mumbai office.

Read more about Tata Mumbai Marathon’s:

# Full marathon
# Half-marathon
# Timed 10k Run
# Dream Run
# Senior Citizen Run
# Champions With Disability

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