SBI General Insurance is going to be the health partner for SBI Green Marathon whereas SBI Life, SBI Mutual Funds and SBI Cards are also significantly contributing to this cause. The 15 city marathon event will start from 30th of September, 2018 in New Delhi followed by Lucknow, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Guwahati, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Patna and concluding in Jaipur on March 4, 2019. The run category for this fiscal’s SBI Green Marathon would include 5K, 10K and 21K.
Prashant Kumar, DMD & CFO, SBI said, “It gives me immense pleasure to step in to the second edition of SBI Green Marathon. With SBI Green Marathon, the Bank has reaffirmed and endorsed its continued commitment towards greener environment & sustainable development. We hope for maximum participation from across the country which in-turn will help us achieve the goal of a greener future.”
The “Run for Green” theme of this marathon event recognizes every participating individual as agents of change for a greener globe. All the participants will be given organic t-shirts to promote healthy and greener city. Even the runners’ bib would consist of seeds which can be planted after the Marathon. Also bio degradable and recyclable material is to be used by the bank making this a zero waste event.