India’s Fittest marathon returns.
Vadodara gears up for Jan 5, 2020, with the 9th Edition of the MG Vadodara International Marathon. The MG Vadodara International Marathon is an AIMS and AFI certified race and ranked in the top 10 of India’s marathon majors, having a history of attracting elite and professional runners from all over the country as well as from abroad, along with citizens from all walks of life across Gujarat and India. With over 1,00,000 registrations in the 2019 edition, the MGVM has established itself as India’s largest city marathon and promises to be even more significant in the 9th Edition.
Addressing the nation at the “Fit India Movement” launch on Aug 29, 2019, our Hon. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said, “The way you made Swachh Bharat movement a success, so should you make the FIT movement a part of your life.”
The MG Vadodara International Marathon 2020 echoes the call of our Hon. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and the launch of the FIT INDIA Movement. MGVM 2020 is showcasing the message of FIT INDIA as its central theme. It is grateful to the Prime Minister for bringing Fitness to the forefront, a cause already imbibed in the Vadodara Marathon ethos, promoting running for Fitness in Vadodara city for almost a decade.
The MGVM2020 is launching this year’s Edition with a lively exercise routine, The VaMo FitStep Challenge, and speaking at the launch of the MGVM 2020, Smt. Tejal Amin, Chairperson of the MG Vadodara Marathon, said, ‘The VaMo FitStep is an initiative to take the #fitindiamovement to the masses, reaching out to homemakers, to Corporate sectors, professionals, schools, and institutes. This one-minute exercise regime is beneficial, doable, and can be readily adapted to the daily routine of all age groups.” Further, she added, “MGVM prides itself on being an inclusive marathon. We are excited and privileged to welcome Para Athlete and Arjuna awardee Deepa Malik, who has confirmed her presence at the flag-off on Jan 5, 2020. She also joins the glittering league as a Brand Ambassador for MGVM2020″
MG Motor India has announced its third consecutive association with the 9th Edition of the Vadodara International Marathon as its sponsor. By sponsoring the event, the carmaker also aims to support and enhance awareness about the local civic and social causes undertaken by the Vadodara Marathon. In addition, the event is also of great strategic importance for the MG brand, as it takes place in its manufacturing facility in Halol, Gujarat.
Speaking about the upcoming marathon, Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director – of MG Motor India, said, “As an organization, MG India is built on four core pillars of diversity, innovation, experiences, and community. Our third consecutive partnership with the Vadodara Marathon underlines our commitment to promoting healthy living and Fitness in the community. We are also proud to announce and celebrate the spirit of running, Fitness, and healthy living as the sponsor of a landmark event in the national sporting calendar. The turnout for the last two editions has been marvelous, and we expect a bumper crowd for the Vadodara Marathon 2020.
We look forward to a continued partnership in the years to come and build awareness around critical aspects of a well-rounded, healthy society.”
It is a matter of pride that MG Vadodara International Marathon has been invited to be part of the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group Qualifying Events giving runners a chance to win World Ranking Points. With this entry, the MGVM 2020 enters an elite group of international marathons, which include Tokyo, Boston, Virgin Money London, BMW BERLIN, Bank of America Chicago, and TCS New York City Marathons.
MG Vadodara International Marathon, keeping in line with its tradition of Sports-Seva-Swacchata, is adopting the cause of Save Water to support the nationwide Jal Shakti Abhiyaan initiated by the Hon Prime Minister. To promote awareness, the MGVM2020 will soon host an online quiz for school children centered around this theme and the message of Fitness. The quiz will also be conducted on Radio Mirchi for the citizens of Vadodara.
The MG Vadodara International Marathon also aims to set new benchmarks for the runner’s comfort by introducing more medical booths, upgraded after-race recovery zones, and monitoring stations. Furthermore, with outstation runners, the MG Vadodara International Marathon team is also working on ways for comfortable stay options.
Have you registered to run yet? MG Vadodara International Marathon
The most awaited sporting event of the year – Vadodara Marathon #MGVM2020 is here.
Register by Dec 5, 2019, at https://vadodaramarathon.com
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