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Niveus Mangalore Marathon 2022 medals, T-shirts unveiled

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Mangaluru: Mangalore Runners Club along with Canara High School Association on Thursday October 27 unveiled the race day T-Shirt and finishers’ medal ahead of the upcoming Niveus Mangalore Marathon 2022 which will be held on November 6 at Mangala Stadium.

The chief guests were MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, and MLA B. Vedavyas Kamath, who unveiled the race day T-shirts and medals along with the other dignitaries on the dais.

M. Ranganath Bhat, Honorary Secretary, Canara High School Association, Shashir Shetty, Chief Growth Officer,Niveus Solutions, Jithesh Rai, Store Manager Decathlon, Prashant Shet, Partner, S. L. Shet Jewellers, S. Murugesh, Senior Manager HR & Administration, KIOCL, Abhilash Dominic, Race Director, Niveus Mangalore Marathon 2022 and Amitha D’Souza, President, Mangalore Runners Club.

The event T-shirt is of canary yellow colour with a black rimmed collar. The colour of the t-shirt stands for commitment, energy, freshness, and positivity so much of what the sun depicts in our lives! The medal is a work of art. It has the logo of the event, the logo of MRC and the yaksyhagana pose embossed on it. Every finisher of the event will receive this beautiful medal.

Amitha D’Souza welcomed everyone to the event. She specifically recalled how Vedavyas Kamath had supported the team during the initial days of the event and helped the team to dream big.

Abhilash Dominic briefed the gathering about the upcoming event and the progress so far. There will be four categories of race, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 2K gammath run – to cater to everyone from a beginner to a seasoned runner.

The event will take the participants through the unique route from Mangala Stadium at the heart of the City, through the highway, and then to the beautiful river view and to the beachside. This beautiful route is something that will be unique to Mangalore and will provide a great experience to the runners. While the objective of the event is to promote healthy living, it also aims to put Mangalore on the world marathon map by having it organised year after year in a professional way. This would help to popularise Mangalore around the world and attract tourists to our lovely City.

The event will also raise funds for the Chetana Child Development Centre, which cares for specially-abled children. In line with organisers commitment to a clean Mangalore City, MRC has partnered with TIPS sessions to make this event a Zero Waste Event.

MLA Vedavyas Kamath, in his address, mentioned various sporting facilities coming up in Mangalore. He was enthusiastic and very supportive of MRC for organising this running event. He urged the organisers to make this event an annual event and extended his and the district official support for the event.
MP Nalin Kumar Kateel wished that event be a great success. He thanked all the main sponsors for supporting this event.

The event was hosted by the Canara institutions, one of the event sponsors. Canara Institutions is a prestigious group, with a noble vision to prepare educationally strong and culturally vibrant students for higher learning. Pioneered by the great Sri Ammembal Subba Rao Pai, this group is well acclaimed and has deep rooted existence since 1891, with sound moral ideals, rich core values and fusion of cultural ethos. Canara institutions boast of a glorious history and legacy in the field of imparting value-based, character-building education to its aspirants. True to its motto of “Educating for Righteous Life” and philosophy of commitment towards offering “quality education at affordable cost”. Canara Educational Institutions is managed efficiently by a group of selfless local dignitaries from in & around Mangaluru.

The successful event was closed by a vote of thanks by Amar, Secretary of MRC. Amar thanked the dignitaries for supporting them not only in terms of money but also by spending time supporting the event. He thanked the friends of media and members of public present in the audience for making this event a big success.

For more details and registrations to Niveus Mangalore Marathon 2022 visit our website https://mangaloremarathon.com/ or call 8972088654.

Registration is open for another three days and will end on October 31.

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