Kochi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has been announced as the face of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance Spice Coast Marathon 2017 to be held in Kochi on November 12.
The running course designed to pass through the most picturesque parts of Kochi will take the participants through 42 inspirational historical landmarks that motivate and encourage runners to perform better. The event includes 4 race categories – full marathon (42.2 km), half-marathon (21.1 km), half-marathon corporate relay (21.1 km) and family fun run (8 km).
“Kerala is a state that is very close to my heart and I am elated to be a part of one of the most scenic marathons of India, aptly called the IDBI Federal Spice Coast Marathon 2017. After being a part of the IDBI Federal marathons in Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata it is great to be in Kochi and cheer for all the local runners. I am confident the enthusiasm and energy of Kochi city will create new benchmarks at the IDBI Federal Spice Coast marathon,” Tendulkar said in a release.