Mahesh Bhupathi and Shalini Saraswathi were present at the press conference of Bengaluru Midnight Marathon 2018 that will be held on December 8-9 at the Karnataka Trade Promotion Organization (KTPO) in Whitefield. The winning prize of the event this year will be over INR 12 Lakhs.
Bengaluru, October 30, 2018: Rotary Bangalore IT Corridor (RBITC) today raised the curtain on the much-awaited 12th edition of the only midnight marathon in India, the PhonePe Bengaluru Midnight Marathon 2018’ (BMM) which stands testament to the undying spirit of Bengaluru. The race is scheduled
Mahesh Bhupathi, a former Tennis veteran unveiled the theme for this year’s BMM, ‘Run for Differently-Abled’ along with blade-runner Shalini Saraswathi. RBITC will be using the funds collected at the Marathon for various initiatives focused
The online registration for the individual events of BMM 2018 is open and participants can register online by logging onto http://www.midnightmarathon.in. The key events as part of the event will include HPCL Community Relay, Manipal ProLearn 5k IT City Fun Run, AIRBUS Corporate Relay, Akamai Open 10K Run, PhonePe Full Marathon, and Half Marathon.
In addition to title-sponsor PhonePe, the partners of BMM 2018 include Airbus as the ‘Corporate Relay Sponsor’, Harman as ‘Sound Partner’, Sakra World Hospitals - Medical Partner, Manipal ProLearn - 5k IT City Fun Run Sponsor, Akamai - Open 10k Run Sponsor, Bisleri - Hydration Partner, ID - Fresh Food Partner, UNIQ - Security Partner, Zeven - Sportswear Partner, Timing Technologies - Timing Partner, Townscript - Online Registration Partner , Zomato as the Food Court Partner, Dunzo as the Delivery Partner, Yulu as the Shuttle Bicycle Partner, Prime Venture Partners as #FittestStartupChallenge partner, and KTPO as the Venue Partner.
Bengaluru Midnight Marathon is a registered member of
Mahesh Bhupathi said, “I’m delighted to support the prestigious Bengaluru Midnight Marathon and I encourage everyone to be a participant in whatever way possible. Over the years, the marathon has remained true to its simple purpose and symbolizes the vision,
Blade Runner Shalini Saraswathi said, “I am
Abhishek Mishra, President, Rotary Bangalore IT Corridor, 2018-2019 said, “With the launch of the 12th edition of the Bangalore Midnight Marathon, we would like to spread the spirit of altruism and help the differently-abled. We are proud to associate with Mahesh Bhupathi, whose passion and dedication towards sports has made him a fitness icon. Bangalore has radically changed over the last 12 years, but we are amazed to see thousands of people gather here every year to run the marathon. We would also like to thank all our sponsors for their support.”
Rahul Chari, CTO & Co-Founder of PhonePe, said, "We are very excited to support this year's Bengaluru Midnight Marathon which champions the cause of the differently-abled. While PhonePe is a strong advocate of a fiscally healthy India, a physically healthy India is equally important and we believe the Bengaluru Midnight Marathon is the right platform to promote that. We hope to see a lot of Bengalureans participate in this premier event.
Date & Venue:
- December 8-9
December,2018, at KTPO, Whitefield, Bangalore
- Individual events: 5k IT City Fun Run, Open 10k Run, Half and Full Marathon
- AIRBUS Corporate Relay
kickoff at 9.45pm
- New categories introduced: 5k for differently-abled & PrimeVP #FittestStartupChallenge
thonto be held on November 24, 2018
- The winners’ purse this year will be over INR 12 Lakhs
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