The IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Marathon is one of the most prestigious and sought after events in the city's calendar. It is also the largest and biggest marathon in Eastern India.
The last edition of the marathon saw more than 15000 citizens take to the streets of Kolkata. The 6th of March 2016 will once again see the city unite and run for the Spirit of Kolkata.
Recognized by the AFI, The IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Marathon is the only marathon in Kolkata which provides athletes a full 42.195 km course to test their mettle. The marathon is open to everyone, however with the aim to encourage Indian athletes, the prize money will be awarded to Indian nationals only.
Madhu Neotia speaks about how the marathon inspires her to stay fit and healthy.