The Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 held on January 15 was a melange of colors with B-towners, sports enthusiasts and corporate bigwigs and over 42,000 runners from different corners of the world participating in the event.
The 14th edition of the marathon was flagged off from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus on the early hours on Sunday morning. Though Anupam Kher didn’t attend the event, he wished all the participants ‘Good Luck’ on Twitter and also posted videos of the participants he saw on his way back home from a shoot in South Mumbai. He has become the first celebrity to tweet about the run.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis attended the event with wife Amruta Fadnavis to cheer the participants.
Amruta Fadnavis felicitated the winners of half marathon and best dressed runners.
Indian cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle grace the event to support and spread awareness about the Forum for Autism.
Among the early bird to cheer the runners was John Abraham. The actor is the face of the marathon and also felicitated the winners of half marathon –G Lakshmanan and Monika Athare.
Bollywood film director Nagesh Kukunoor was present at the marathon to create awareness about Adapt, an organisation working for the disable friendly people.
Chairman of Reliance Group and businessman Anil Ambani was also seen participating in the marathon.
Bollywood actress Tara Sharma poses with policemen.
Other celebrities to grace the Mumbai Marathon were:
- Anupam Kher
- Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
- anil Ambani
- Juhi Chawla
- Amruta Fadnavis
- John Abraham
- Sonali Bendre
- Rahul Bose
- Tapsee Pannu
- Mumbai Marathon
- harsha Bhogle
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
- Nagesh Kukunoor
- Tara Sharma
- Ironman Milind Soman
- 14th edition Mumbai Marathon
- Marathon Bollywood celebrities
- MTV VJ Maria Goretti
- Mumbai Marathon 2017