In the 13th year of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM), Procam International, which has been organizing the event, has managed to bring on board 17 partners including three new brands- Maruti Suzuki (transport partner), Nestle India (nutrition partner) and Air India (airline partner). Besides the title sponsor, Standard Chartered Bank, the other partner brands are Star Sports, Asics, Cigna, Jabong, Seiko, Volini, Trident, the Times of India, Radio Mirchi, Asian Heart Institute, DHL, United Way and Harmony for Silvers Foundation.
Commenting on the development, Vivek Singh, Joint MD of Procam International said, “We have been fortunate that many of our founding partners in 2004 are still with us today. Whether they are our print and media partners, or logistics partner DHL, or Standard Chartered the title sponsors. These brands have extended it to other cities in India as well, be it marathons in Delhi, Calcutta or Bangalore.”
The marathon will take place this Sunday, January 17, 2016. 266 teams from 157 companies will participate in the run to get the $ 3,77,000 prize money which is at stake.