Second season of 'SBI Green Marathon' to start soon

Second season of SBI Green Marathon to start soon

With the remarkable success of inaugural edition of 'SBI Green Marathon', country's largest commercial bank announces the launch of its second season.

In its second edition, the mega event will be held in 15 cities across the country pledging for a greener future. The SBI Group is organizing a 5K, 10K, 21K run on November 11 in Kolkata. The event is going to be a zero-waste event and is expected to witness close to 3800 participants who will run to spread awareness about the importance of a cleaner and greener globe.

SBI general insurance is going to be the health partner for SBI Green Marathon whereas SBI Life, SBI Mutual Funds and SBI Cards are also significantly contributing to this cause. The 15 city marathon event will start from September 30 in New Delhi followed by Lucknow, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Guwahati, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Patna and concluding in Jaipur on March 4, 2019. The run category for this fiscal's SBI Green Marathon would include 5K, 10K and 21K.

Talking about the event, Prashant Kumar, DMD, and CFO, SBI said, "It gives me immense pleasure to step into the second edition of SBI Green Marathon. With SBI Green Marathon, the bank has reaffirmed and endorsed its continued commitment towards a greener environment and sustainable development. We hope for maximum participation from across the country which in turn will help us achieve the goal of a greener future."

The 'Run for Green' theme of this marathon event recognises every participating individual as agents of change for a greener globe.

All the participants will be given organic t-shirts to promote healthy and greener city. Even the runners' bib would consist of seeds which can be planted after the Marathon. Also, the biodegradable and recyclable material is to be used by the bank making this a zero waste event.

People interested in running SBI Green Marathon can register themselves on bookmyshow.com or youtoocanrun.com.

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