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SBI announces 3rd edition of SBI Green Marathon

State Bank of India has announced the 3rd edition of SBI Green Marathon, which will be held in 15 cities across the country pledging for a greener future. The bank said the 3rd edition of SBI Green Marathon, will be a zero waste event and some 100,000 participants are expected to run to spread awareness about the importance of cleaner and greener society. SBI General Insurance will be the health partner for SBI Green Marathon whereas SBI Life and SBI Mutual Funds will be contributing to this cause. The 15 city marathon event will start from 15 September 2019 in Lucknow and will be followed by Guwahati, Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Patna, Jaipur and concluding in Chandigarh on 1 March 2020. The run category will be 5K, 10K and 21K. The bank said in a release the ‘Run for Green’ theme of this marathon event recognizes every participating individual as agents of change for a greener globe. All the participants will be given organic t-shirts to promote healthy and greener city. Even the runners’ bib would consist of seeds which can be planted after the Marathon. Also bio-degradable and recyclable material is to be used by the bank making this a zero waste event.

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