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3rd edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Full Marathon

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Over 15,000 runners took to the streets of the City of Joy to participate in the 3rd edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Full Marathon on Sunday, 3rd February, 2019. In order to motivate and encourage the runners, cricketing legend and Brand Ambassador of IDBI Federal Life Insurance, Sachin Tendulkar flagged off all the races from the iconic Salt Lake Stadium. 
This year in association with the Medical Partner, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals Kolkata, 50 cancer survivors ran for 500 meters and this special race was flagged off by Sachin Tendulkar. Along with him, other runners and family members were cheering and motivating these determined survivors to #KeepMoving. While on the other side we saw runners from the corporate sector, amateur runners and professional runners competing against each other. 

Over 15,000 runners participated in the IDBI Federal Kolkata Full Marathon 2019, which offered a total prize money of Rs 6 lakhs. The winners were felicitated by Sachin Tendulkar, Brand Ambassador of IDBI Federal Life Insurance. 
Taking to the starting line at 4:30am, the Full Marathoners set off along the picturesque route which was followed by the commencement of the Half Marathon race at 6:00 am. The Timed 10K race was flagged off at 7:30 am and the most awaited 5K Fun Run started at 8:15am. 
Vighnesh Shahane, MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life Insurance said – “A hearty congratulations to all the winners of the 3rd edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Full Marathon. It was great to see over 15,000 runners take to the streets of Kolkata to showcase their dedication and commitment to #KeepMoving towards a healthy and fit lifestyle.” 

List of winners across categories is as given below: 

Male – Full Marathon: 1st position Tlanding Wahlang (02:35:42); 2nd position Surat Raj Subba (02:40:22), 3rd position Fulningstar Nonglang (02:41:58)
Female – Full Marathon: 1st position Anjali Saraogi (03:16:54); 2nd position Samiksha Rai (04:04:40); 3rd position Rashmi Somani (04:15:24)

Male – Half Marathon: 1st position Mukesh Singh Bhandari (01:08:50.16); 2nd position Deepak Singh Rawat (01:08:50.74), 3rd position Batsrang A Sangma (01:09:49) 
Female – Half Marathon: 1st position Jyoti Singh (01:23:31); 2nd position Dateibankynmaw Marwei (01:39:08); 3rd position Tshering Lamu Bhutia (01:45:48)

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