Mumbai… November 28, 2023…Lokmat Media Pvt Ltd proudly presents the seventh edition of the Lokmat Mumbai Maha Mahamarathon, an event that transcends running, aiming to ignite the fervor for running across diverse sections of society. The most awaited sporting event is to be held on Sunday, 03rd December 2023 at Raymond Ground in Thane. This isn’t just a race; it’s a beacon of inclusivity, a catalyst for inspiration, and a celebration of triumph, embodying our ethos encapsulated in #KARDEDHAMAAL.
Lokmat is excited to unveil 7th edition of Maha Marathon, an inspirational initiative designed to ignite a passion for running among a wide spectrum of individuals – from seasoned runners to health enthusiasts and the everyday person. Beyond a mere sporting event, this is a powerful call to action, promoting equality, fostering inspiration, and celebrating the spirit of victory.
“Our event is a testament to redefining Maharashtra’s running culture, offering a consistent platform for marathon enthusiasm across six major cities – Thane, Nashik, Kolhapur, Aurangabad, Nagpur, and Pune. Each city will host its individual Maha Run, promising participants an immersive experience into diverse terrains, local hospitality, and the vibrant tapestry of indigenous culture,” stated Ruchira Darda, Founder, Lokmat Maha Marathon
The overwhelming response with over 5,000 registrations already recorded signals an unparalleled enthusiasm among participants gearing up for this grand event, showcasing an unprecedented eagerness to join this celebration of health, culture, and community spirit.
The marathon offers diverse race categories tailored for various age groups and skill levels – the 21 KM (Half Marathon), 10 KM (Power Run), 5 KM (Fun Run), and 3 KM run (Family run), segmented into 18 to 35 (Men/Women – Open Category), 36 to 45 (Men/Women – Neo Veteran Category), and 46 and above (Men/Women – Veteran Category).
The event boasts a total prize amount of 75 lakhs, alongside exciting rewards for participants, including medals, Goodie bags, and marathon T-shirts, enhancing the experience for all involved.
Commencing from the iconic Raymond Ground in Thane, the route offers a unique perspective, revealing the vibrant tapestry of the city’s culture. Participants will traverse through bustling streets, immersing themselves in the convergence of multiple cultures and the pulsating beat of the contemporary community.
The event is scheduled for Maha Mumbai on December 3rd, 2023; Aurangabad on December 17th, 2023; Nashik MahaMarathon on January 7th, 2024; Kolhapur on January 28th, 2024; Nagpur on February 4th, 2024; and Pune on February 18th, 2024.
Raymond is the venue and associate partner for the event. The hospitality partner is Ibis hotel, while CIDCO is an associate partner. Rusttagi aarambha Titwala is the Medal partner, and Blossom is the T-shirt partner. Fortune rice bran health is the Wellness & nutrition partner, and Cancer Control Mission is the Goodie bag partner. Tip Top Plaza is the Food partner, with iLeaf Banquets as the Refreshment partner. Kick-EV is the EV partner, and Society is the Tea partner. Total Sports & Fitness is the sports partner, while Knee Expert Clinic is the Knee expert partner. Decathlon is the Athletic partner, and Lion Tarachand Bapa Hospital & Research Centre is the health partner. Zixa Strong is the pain relief partner, and Food Strong is the energy partner. LYNX is an Associate partner, and Relax – Zeal manages the race. Ronak Advertising is the Outdoor partner, and Muscleblaze is the Power partner.
About Lokmat Media Group:
Lokmat Media Pvt. Ltd. is a leading media company with interests in a diversified portfolio of publishing, broadcast, digital, entertainment and community. Lokmat Media Group publishes India’s No1 Marathi daily Lokmat, Lokmat Samachar and Lokmat Times with a combined readership of 2.56 cr (source: All India, Total readership, IRS 2019, Q4).
Keeping abreast with the changing digital landscape, Lokmat Group makes its content available for its readers through its multilingual news portals and mobile news app. Lokmat.com, the largest digital marathi platform monthly has about 25 Mn+ Users generating 300 Mn Page Views. Our social media channels do approximately a total of 400 million video views. News18 Lokmat channel, a JV with the Network18 Group is one the largest marathi news channel with a reach of 2cr.
About Maha Marathon
The Maha Marathon, organized by Lokmat Media Pvt Ltd, solely aims to encourage and inspire individuals from diverse backgrounds to come together with the exclusive agenda of promoting active lifestyle practices for a healthier life.
This event caters to a wide range of participants, including dedicated professionals, elite runners, half marathon enthusiasts, novice runners, and families. It provides an inclusive space for everyone to participate. So take a healthy stride towards your better health and savor the excitement of becoming a part of Maharashtra’s largest marathon event. The marathon covers six major cities of Maharashtra and has witnessed a humongous presence of over 50,000 participants.
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