Mumbai January 17, 2016
Vikrant Rana, Managing Partner of S.S. Rana & Co., inspiring us all, runs in the Mumbai Marathon, 2016 !
Mumbai Marathon, organized by Standard Chartered bank, took place at Mumbai on January 17, 2016.
The Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon is Asia’s richest marathon with a prize money of $3,77,000. More than 40,000 runners from different corners of the world reportedly participate in the Mumbai Marathon each year. This year, the Marathon saw the presence of many Bollywood celebrities on the road. Promoting the need to stay healthy and fit, celebrities promoted the Marathon with many national and international athletes joining the initiative.
The Marathon saw a new record of 2:15:48 hours by an Indian, Mr. Nitendra Singh Rawat, who had also won the 2015 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in November last year (where S.S. Rana & Co. had also participated). With his impressive performance, Mr. Rawat finished 10th in overall men’s 42.195 km marathon.
The cut-off mark to qualify for the Marathon in the Olympics is 2:19:00 hours for men.
Meanwhile, Ms. Sudha Singh, who came third in the 2015 edition of the Mumbai Marathon with a timing of 2:42:11 hours, made it to the top spot among Indian women this year with a better timing of 2:39:28 hours. She finished seventh overall.
Mr. Vikrant Rana, our Managing Partner, participated in the event and successfully completed the half marathon.
Mr. Vikrant Rana, at the Mumbai Marathon, 2016