Mumbasi , Kabir Ali
Film, Fashion, Corporate & Sports personalities dazzle at the Standard
Chartered Mumbai Marathon Pre-Event Party
Procam lnternational, the country’s leading sports management
company today hosted a pre-event party for lndia’s premier most prestigious marathon, – the
Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon at The Trident Hotel, Nariman Point, the event’s
The Pre-Marathon Party was attended by the crAme de la crdme of Mumbai’s film and fashion
industries, along with captains of industry from the corporate world among others. Edwin
Moses, the legendary American track and field athlete and international event ambassador for
this year’s Mumbai Marathon was seen enjoying the social evening and taking in the hospitality
that lndia is so known for.
Famed as one of Asia’s richest marathons with over USS 377,000 in prize money, the 13th
edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon will be held on Sunday, 17th January.
Speaking on the occasion, Anil B Singh, Managing Director, Procam lnternatigrnal said, “We are
thrilled to see such enthusiasm and over-whelming response for this year’s edition of the
Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon. The Mumbai Marathon aims to inject positive energy
into our society and foster a healthy and caring community. We look forward to this Sunday
morning when every Mumbaikar will come out and celebrate the spirit of this magnificent city,
as they partake in the spirit of the marathon, which they proudly call their own.”
The Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon or the SCMM, as it is popularly called, embodies
the best of lndia. The prestigious annual event, held on the third Sunday of January, is a
sporting extravaganza that is unmatched in the participation it gets, its achievements over the
years and in the way that it gives back to the community. With a participation of more than
40,000 runners and fitness enthusiasts, the SCMM ranks amongst the top ten marathons held
across the world making it the largest participative sport in lndia. lt attracts a global audience
with runners from over different nationalities participating in the event.
Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon is also the single-largest platform for charity fundraising
in lndia. Over the trajectory of 13 years, the marathon has raised INR 170 crores, benefiting
over 300 non-profit organizations. The last edition of SCMM raised over INR 24 crores and this
year is set to surpass it.
let the celebrations begin…See you on Race Day!