Governor CH. Vidyasagar Rao Inaugurated Mumbai Marathon

    Publish Date: January 20, 2019

    Governor CH. Vidyasagar Rao Inaugurated Mumbai Marathon

    Mumbai, 20: Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao inaugurated Mumbai Marathon which was joined by the top runners around the world, Bollywood stars, great sportsmen, entrepreneurs, athletes and others .

    On the occasion of the inauguration, Industry Minister Subhash Desai, MLA Ashish Shelar, besides many industry and theatre personalities were present. The Marathon started from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and it ended there later.

    Features of the Mumbai Marathon

    • Senior citizens and Divyangs participated enthusiastically in the marathon.
    • The Mumbai Marathon is organized every year on the third Sunday of January.
    • Mumbai Marathon is organized on the lines of the London Marathon.
    • Mumbai Marathon started in 2004.
    • The event is recognized in the world as a prestigious Marathon.
    • The event is organised in six different categories.
    • World Champion Boxer Mary Kom Ambassador of the event.
    • Participation of Bollywood artists, players industrialists, athletes.