This year, the Chennai Marathon will be supporting a cause, with the theme being "Access to Sports for Para Athletes" aimed at developing training facilities for para athletes, identify potential para athletes and supporting them.
The event, a brainchild of Chennai Runners, a non-profit group promoting running in the city, will comprise four events for men and women-Full Marathon, Perfect 20 Miler (32.186 Km) - a new race category which the organisers claimed was the first ever in a major marathon event, half marathon (21.097 Km) and a 10 km run.
Wishing all the participants good luck, Karthik said he was happy to be associated with the event.
The marathon is sponsored by Skechers Performance, makers of performance and lifestyle footwear.
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