Over 6,500 runners from across the globe participated in seven categories in this Virtual Edition of the Coimbatore Marathon 2020, ‘RUN SMART’held from December 1 to 31. The premiere event had garnered the participation of people from all walks of life. The 2020 edition of the Coimbatore Marathon was a Virtual Event.
Dr. T Balaji, Managing Trustee of the Coimbatore Cancer Foundation, “Coimbatore Marathon has become a marquee event so looked forward to by the city. The quality of the event along with the cause is what has made it so special. CCF has now moved into its own premises making it more accessible to the community at large.”
Mr. Ramesh Ponnuswami, Race Director said, “Being the first time on a virtual platform, there were many things our team had to set up from scratch, learn and adapt from similar events from around the world, to ensure we continue to provide a world class marathon experience to all participants.
The support from various stakeholders has been phenomenal for our intent to ensure continuity of the event despite the pandemic.
Coimbatore Runners is an informal assembly of people who share a passion for running. Founded in 2011 with an intent to promote recreational running for a healthier lifestyle.