Mumbai Marathon rescheduled owing to COVID-19 pandemic, new date to be introduced

Mumbai Marathon rescheduled owing to COVID-19 pandemic, new date to be introduced

The marathon is at all times held in January however as a result of pandemic it was shifted to 30 Might.

Mumbai Marathon rescheduled owing to COVID-19 pandemic, new date to be announced

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The organisers of the Tata Mumbai Marathon on Saturday introduced that the seventeenth version of the occasion, which was to happen on 30 Might, has been rescheduled owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The brand new date will probably be introduced sooner or later after consultations with the Authorities of Maharashtra and related athletic our bodies,” a media launch acknowledged.

“As we navigate these difficult instances, we wish you to know that we’re leaving no stone unturned to make the marathon attainable this 12 months.

“The Authorities of Maharashtra and our companions have been extraordinarily supportive to make sure that we’ve the very best possibility, protecting in thoughts the security and safety for all concerned,” Procam Worldwide’s Vivek Singh was quoted as saying within the launch.

Whereas the pandemic has not left anywhere untouched, Maharashtra is among the worst affected states.

“By shifting our focus to a brand new date, we are going to proceed to work carefully with the state, nationwide and worldwide athletic our bodies to determine an appropriate date for the occasion, which is conducive to the protected conduct of the occasion for all stakeholders,” he added.

The marathon is at all times held in January however as a result of pandemic it was shifted to 30 Might.

Mumbai has reported 8,839 new instances on Friday, pushing the overall to five.6 lakh, of which 85,226 are energetic instances, as per the BMC.

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