Wake up Patna, State Bank of India (SBI) is organizing Green Marathon in Patna on Sunday, 10th March 2019. The principal objective of this Marathon is to create awareness about the serious imbalance in nature and in human life.
Go Green – The Prime Motive
The event is going to be a zero waste event and to achieve this bio-degradable and recyclable materials are to be used throughout the event. Organizers are expecting to witness more than 10,000 participants who will run to spread awareness about the importance of adopting green ways of living.
The Green Marathon event is already over in many other cities of India and thousands of participants came forward to create awareness on global warming and the importance of ensuring the safety of the environment.
Categories and Awards
The “Green Marathon” is being conducted under three Categories:
1. 21 KM (TIMED)
2. 10 KM (TIMED)
3. 5 KM (Non- TIMED)
The “Run for Green” theme of this event recognizes every participant as agents of change for a greener globe. All the participants will get an organic participating T-shirt, the finisher medal, and e-Certificate. Even the Runner Bibs would consist of seeds that can be planted after the marathon.
After the remarkable success of previous editions of Marathon in the city, it would be interesting to see the excitement and participation of Patnaites in this Green Marathon. SBI Officials and administration is sure of hosting the maximum participation from the city of Patna in this Marathon. We, as a citizen of Patna, support this noble initiative by SBI and promise to do our bit in achieving the goal of a greener, cleaner and healthier earth.”