Chairman Mr. Manjunath Bhandary along with his spouse Ms. Prasanna Bhandary participated in the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2019. They had the opportunity to meet the achievers who were the ambassadors of the Marathon – Mary Kom, the only woman to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the seven world championships; Ravija Singal, the youngest Asian woman to win the Iron Man title and Poorna Malavath aged 13 years, the youngest Indian and the youngest girl in the world to have reached the summit of Everest.
Tata Mumbai Marathon is an IAAF Gold label race and amongst the top 10 marathons in the world and has truly put India on the global map of distance running. The event is not only the biggest participative sport in the country, but also the single largest fund-raising platform for Civil Society Organisations. Since its inception, the event has raised in excess of INR 266 crores benefitting over 700 NGOs, supporting myriad causes and helping millions in our society, live a #BetterTommorow.