India’s leading life insurance company, IDBI Federal Life Insurance along with the organizers, Soles of Cochin have announced that registrations are open for the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Spice Coast Marathon 2018. Started in 2014, this year will witness the 5th edition of India’s most scenic destination marathon which will be held on Sunday, 11th November, 2018 in Kochi.
The inaugural edition had participation from 2500 runners and since then the marathon has continued to grow, with more than 5000 runners taking part last year. This AIMS certified marathon enables runners to qualify for international events such as the Boston Marathon and New York City Marathon.
The 2018 edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Spice Coast Marathon will have 4 different categories – Full Marathon (42.1K), Half Marathon (21K) and the Half Marathon Corporate Relay (21K), and everyone’s favorite fun run, the Family Run (8K). The Full Marathon will be flagged off at 4:00 am, followed by the Half Marathon at 5:00 am and the Family Fun Run will commence at 7:00 am.
The runners interested in taking part in the marathon can register at http://spicecoastmarathon.com/. The registration fee for the Full Marathon (42K) is Rs.1200; for the Half Marathon (21K) is Rs. 900; and the Half Marathon Corporate Relay is priced at Rs. 7500 per team. The Family Run is Rs. 500, promising a great day out!
The 2018 edition of IDBI Federal Life Insurance Spice Coast Marathon will take place in the naval area with the combined support of the naval board.
On Race Day, post the marathon, the winners of all the categories, both male and female, will be felicitated. The finisher’s medal will be given to all the full and half marathon finishers.
Karthik Raman, Chief Marketing Officer, IDBI Federal Life Insurance said, “Over the years, a steady increase in participation numbers for the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Spice Coast Marathon reveals that more people in Kerala are taking up running as a step towards a healthier and fitter lifestyle. We urge runners to register for this year’s IDBI Federal Life Insurance Spice Coast Marathon 2018 as a way to stay active and #KeepMoving.”
Ramesh Kartha, Race Director and President, Soles of Cochin said, “IDBI Federal Life Insurance Spice Coast Marathon is much loved by runners across the state who turn up in large numbers every year to run along the scenic route. We expect even better participation this year and look forward to welcoming runners to Kerala’s very own destination marathon.”