27th Oct 2022
Mangalore Runners Club along with Canara Institutions today unveiled the race day T-Shirt and finishers medal for the upcoming Niveus Mangalore Marathon 2022 which will be held on 6th November at Mangala Stadium.
The chief guests were Shri Nalin Kumar Kateel, Honorable MP, and Shri Vedavyas Kamath, MLA, who unveiled the race day T-shirts and medals along with the other dignitaries on the dais, Ranganath Bhat – Hon Secretary Canara Association, Shishir Shetty, Chief Growth Officer-Niveus Solutions, Jithesh Rai, Store Manager – Decathlon, Prashant Shet, Partner – S L shet Jewellers, S Murugesh, Sr. Manager HR & Admin – 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 t-shirt with a black-rimmed collar. The color of the t-shirt represents commitment, energy, freshness, and positivity so much of what the sun depicts in our lives! The medal is a piece of art. It is embossed with the event logo, MRC logo, and a yakshagana pose. Every finisher of the event will receive this beautiful medal.
Amitha D’Souza greeted everyone and welcomed them to the event. She specifically recalled how Mr.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 review 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 organized year after year in a professional way. This would help to popularize 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 the organizer’s commitment to a clean Mangalore City, MRC has partnered with TIPS sessions to make this event a Zero Waste Event.
MLA Shri Vedavyas Kamath, in his address mentioned various sporting facilities coming up in Mangalore. He was enthusiastic and very supportive of MRC for organizing this running event. He urged the organizers to make this event an annual event and extended his and the district’s official support for the event.
MP Shri 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 a 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. Mr. Suresh Kamath , Mr. Jagannath Kamath K, Mr. Basty Purshottham Shenoy, Mr.Shivananda Shenoy, and Mr.Naresh Shenoy from Canara High School Association attended the event.
The successful event was closed by a vote of thanks by Amar, Secretary of MRC. Amar thanked for dignitaries for supporting them not only in terms of money but also by spending time supporting the event. He thanked the friends of the media and members of the public present in the audience for making this event a big success. The event was compered by Dr. Rashmi Dsouza.
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 31 Oct 2022.
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