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Race Day Tee with Mary Kom for Delhi Half Marathon

New Delhi [India], October 7 (ANI): Olympic medallist and six-time world champion MC Mary Kom launched the Race Day Tee of Delhi Half Marathon which will probably be given to all registered runners, together with women and men, for the showpiece occasion to be held on October 16.

Excitement and anticipation world wide’s prestigious seventeenth Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon are steadily constructing to a crescendo because the much-loved operating pageant will have fun the completely different hues of the capital metropolis.

The USD 2,68,000 prize cash World Athletics Elite Label Road Race, to be flagged off from the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Sunday will see tens of hundreds of amateurs be a part of the world’s finest elites in a race that has stood as a pinnacle of sporting glory.

An exhilarating Indian line-up will probably be spearheaded by Avinash Sable, who returns to the venue of his heroics within the 2020 version that noticed him grow to be the primary Indian to finish the half marathon in below 61 minutes — ending in a sensational 60:30 for the Indian crown and tenth place total.

The Indian elite class may even see Abhishek Pal, the winner of the 2018 version. He is a part of the Elite Distance Running Program pushed by Procam International and was additionally the winner of the World 10K this yr within the Indian elite class. Not simply that, Pal was newly topped champion in 5,000m with a time of 14:07.25 and clinched the Silver medal in 10,000m with a time of 28:54.98 on the ongoing National Games in Gujarat.

The Indian girls’s discipline will probably be headed by Sanjivani Jadhav, a former champion in addition to the 2020 version’s silver medallist. Sanjivani, who gained 10,000 m gold on the 2022 Federation Cup athletics, will probably be challenged by Monika Athare, additionally a former champion.

Sportswear model, PUMA will probably be celebrating the success and dedication of runners at Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon with specifically designed tees for the race day.

Considered one among India’s largest sporting philanthropy platforms, the half marathon has impressed and impacted hundreds of thousands of lives. This yr, with the intention to encourage the runners, all of the registered members will probably be given ‘yellow’ tees.

And, additional, they may even give ‘blue’ colored tees to the primary 500 women and men runners, who will efficiently full the race.

Commenting on the event, the boxing legend Mary Kom mentioned the tees are designed to make the runners comfy through the race.

“It makes me proud to unveil the PUMA Race Day Tee for the Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon. The high-performance jersey is comfortable and will effectively support the runners during the race. I see a lot of positive change towards sports and fitness, especially running as a trend. It is wonderful to see PUMA rallying for sports and fitness culture across disciplines such as boxing, cricket, table tennis, hockey and running. I wish the runners of Delhi Half Marathon all the best. Enjoy this race with passion and fun,” Mary Kom mentioned.

Besides shut affiliation with star India cricketers Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore.

For the primary time ever, restricted on-the-spot registrations will probably be obtainable on the Expo to encourage extra runners to take part within the celebration.

The Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon will probably be telecast stay by Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 1 HD and Sony Liv on October 16 from 6:30 am to 10:30 am.

Vivek Singh, Jt. MD, Procam International, mentioned: “The wait is finally over, the much-loved Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon is back in all its glory to inspire the people of Delhi and India and encourage social transformation for a better tomorrow. With the support from all our sponsors and partners, we have left no stone unturned to create a magical experience for our running community. See you all on race day!”(ANI)