BHUBANESWAR, FEB 1
Following success of the inaugural edition of State Bank of India Green Marathon, country’s largest commercial bank will organise the second season of the mega event in Bhubaneswar on February 3.
The SBI Group will organize 5 Km, 10 Km and 21Km run in Bhubaneswar. The SBI Green Marathon with the theme ‘Run for Greener Future’, will be a zero-waste event; and is likely to have over 3000 participants who will run to spread awareness about the importance of cleaner and greener world.
SBI Bhubaneswar Circle Chief General Manager Praveena Kala will flag off the marathon at Kalinga Sports Complex at 5:30 AM on February 3.
Former Hockey Olympian William Xalxo, former Indian Women’s football team captain Sradhanjali Samantaray, former international athlete Anuradha Biswal and mountaineer Kalpana Dash will grace the event.
SBI General Insurance will be the health partner for SBI Green Marathon whereas SBI Life, SBI Mutual Funds and SBI Cards will significantly contribute to the cause.
SBI Green Marathon is a 15-city marathon event that started on September 30, 2018 in New Delhi. Besides Bhubaneswar, the event will be held in Lucknow, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Guwahati, Bhopal, Chennai, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Patna and conclude in Jaipur on March 4, 2019.