New Delhi, Feb 6 : Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will flag off the fifth edition of IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon on February 23. Around 13,000 runners have already registered for one of the most prestigious marathons of the country.
The runners will take part in four different categories -- full marathon, half marathon, timed 10k and the 5k Swachh Bharat Run. Sachin Tendulkar is the brand ambassador of IDBI Federal Life Insurance. Organised by NEB Sports, the New Delhi Marathon is certified by Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).
The marathon is recognised as a National Marathon Championship by Athletics Federation of India and acts as a qualification event for major marathons across the world as well as continental championships. The race will start off at the iconic Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium with the route winding past historic landmarks like India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan and Rajpath. (UNI)