‘Freshworks Chennai Marathon’ on January 8th, 2023
Chennai, Tuesday, 13 December 2022:
The Chennai Runners a not-for-profit organization run by passionate runner-volunteers since 2006 and Freshworks Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH), the global software as a service company from Chennai, announced the 11th edition of the Freshworks Chennai Marathon in the city today. Scheduled to be held on Sunday, 8thJanuary 2023 the marathon is expected to witness the participation of over 20,000 competitors, corporate honchos, and thousands of running enthusiasts. On the occasion, a special T Shirt for the marathon and medals for participants were unveiled.
Freshworks Chennai Marathon 2023, powered by Chennai Runners, the largest running event in Chennai and the second-largest marathon in India, will comprise four events for men and women including, a Full Marathon (42.195 Km) – the flagship race of the event, the Perfect 20 Miler (32.186 Km), the Half Marathon (21.097 Km) and the 10 Km Run.
A few unique points of this years marathon includes over 20,000 participants, for the first time ever 30 debutant runners with visual impairment, 50 blade runners and 50 wheelchair runners.
Mr. V P Senthil Kumar, Race Director, Freshworks Chennai Marathon 2023 powered by Chennai Runnerssaid, “the 11th edition of the Freshworks Chennai Marathon promises to be bigger and better and is back in Chennai city to inspire the people and encourage social transformation for a better tomorrow. With the support from all our sponsors and partners, we have left no stone unturned to create a great running experience for the participants. The Chennai Marathon now ranks among the most popular sporting events in India. The marathon has increased in scale, importance, and popularity and now regularly attracts participation from international athletes. It is our constant endeavour to provide facilities that match global standards at the marathon and with the support of the Greater Chennai Police, Chennai Corporation, and other partners, we are expecting to deliver a power-packed event this year as well.”