Registrations Open for IDBI Federal Life Insurance Spice Coast Marathon 2018

IDBI Federal

Kochi: India’s leading life insurance company, IDBI Federal Life Insurance along with the organisers, Soles of Cochin, have announced that registrations are open for the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Spice Coast Marathon 2018. Started in 2014,   the fifth edition of India’s most scenic destination marathon will be held here on November 11.

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 four different categories – Full Marathon (42.1 km), Half Marathon (21km) and the Half Marathon Corporate Relay (21km), and everyone’s favorite fun run, the Family Run (8 km). The Full Marathon will be flagged off at 4 am, followed by the Half Marathon at 5 am. The Family Fun Run will commence at 7 am.

The registration fee for the Full Marathon is Rs. 1200 and for the Half Marathon is Rs. 900. The Half Marathon Corporate Relay is priced at Rs. 7500 per team while it is Rs. 500 for the Family Run.

Karthik Raman, Chief Marketing Officer, IDBI Federal Life Insurance said, “Over the years, a steady increase in participation at the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Spice Coast Marathon reveals that more people in Kerala are taking up running as a step towards a healthier lifestyle. We urge runners to register for this year’s IDBI Federal Life Insurance Spice Coast Marathon 2018.”

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.”