Rotary Bangalore IT Corridor raised the curtain on the much-awaited 11th edition of the only midnight marathon in India, the ‘Bengaluru Midnight Marathon 2017’ (BMM) which stands testament to the undying spirit of Bengaluru. The race is scheduled on December 16-17, 2017 at the Karnataka Trade Promotion Organization (KTPO) venue in Whitefield.
The immensely talented and popular – Zaira Wasim, Debutant in ‘Dangal’, the ‘Secret Superstar’ was announced as the Youth Ambassador for the 11th edition of BMM 2017. Zaira unveiled the theme for this year “Run to BEneFIT’”. The funds raised from BMM will be used for the infrastructure development, education and hygiene of 7 government schools, impacting more than 4000 students. On the lines of Swachh Bharat, RBITC is also involved in Village development, ensuring 4 Villages are 100% toilet compliant.
The online registration for the individual events of BMM 2017 is open and participants can register online by logging onto http://www.midnightmarathon.in. The key events will include Community Relay, 5k IT City Fun Run, AIRBUS Corporate Relay, Open 10K Run, Full Marathon, and Half Marathon. Pet-a-thon will be held on November 26, 2017.
· Registration for 10k Run, Half & Full Marathon will remain open till 11:59 pm on 10 Dec, 2017
· Online Registrations for 5k IT City Fun Run close at Midnight on December 15, 2017. Registrations for the 5k Run can also be done at the EXPO (From 14-15 Dec. 2017) directly and at KTPO on Dec 16, 2017 until 4pm only.
· On the spot registrations for 5k IT City Fun Run will remain open from 9am to 4pm ONLY on Race Day i.e. December 16, 2017 at KTPO, Whitefield.
Livebands, food stalls and a flea market selling curio items from across the country will entertain visitors and runners alike through the night. The key partners associated with the BMM 2017 include, Manipal ProLearn as the Associate Sponsor, Airbus as the ‘Corporate Relay Sponsor’, JBL as ‘Sound Partner’, Bisleri as ‘Hydration Partner’, SMOOR as the ‘True Chocolates Partner’, Mfine as the ‘Digital Health Partner’, HPCL as the ‘Community Relay Sponsor’, Gatorade as ‘Sports Drink Partner.