Sketchers, an American Performance and lifestyle footwear brand have been announced as the official Title sponsor of the seventh edition of the Chennai Marathon 2019.
Being the second largest marathon of the country, Chennai Marathon 2019 will be held on 6th January 2019. It is expected that over 25,000 runners will take part in the marathon which will be held on the first Sunday of January every year.
There will be many national and international business heads as well running enthusiasts to mark their presence for the marathon. Organised by the running community, the sketchers performance Chennai Marathon 2019 is expected to witness huge footfall from across the world.
‘Chennai Runners’ has started the initiative of marathon race in the city of Chennai some 10 years before which comprises both males and females sections. They have categorizes Full Marathon (42.195km) as their flagship race of the event apart from they also organise perfect 20 Miler (32.186 km and new race catergory being added for the first time in the upcoming event, the Half marathon (21.097 Km) and the 10 KM run which is expected to attract more and more amateur runners as ell some experts across different age groups.
Speaking at the announcement, Rahul Vira, Chief Executive Office, Skechers South Asia Pvt. Ltd. said, “Our dedication has always been towards the enthusiasts of all levels, ranging from beginners in the sport to the elite athletes. Skechers Performance with its long standing association with major marathons around the world will try to bring in the needed value to the Skechers Performance Chennai Marathon 2019 focusing on elevating it to the next level. An aspirational brand like Skechers is a perfect blend of innovation, style and technology giving people & athletes access to some of the most technologically advanced footwear. By bringing in a wide range of running shoes we want to inspire people and invoke the need to be on the move and stay fit.”
Mr. V P Senthil Kumar, Race Director, Skechers Performance Chennai Marathon 2019 said, “We are delighted to have Skechers on board as the title sponsor. The Chennai Marathon has been growing in popularity and the number of participants increase every year. As the second biggest marathon in the country, we are putting in every effort to deliver a great event to the city. The Chennai Runners have organized flawless events in the past and a great deal of that success is due to us following our credo, By the runner, for the runner. This Marathon now ranks among the most popular sporting events in the country and this year’s response has strengthened our endeavour to make the marathon a memorable event with the support of all stake holders in the city.”