Kolkata: Indian Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar is scheduled to arrive in Kolkata on Saturday in order to flag off Marathon 2017.
Sachin Tendulkar will flag off the Kolkata Marathon on Sunday. The Kolkata Marathon (officially IDBI Federal Life Insurance Kolkata Full Marathon) is a marathon held annually in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It was launched in 2008. The marathon is the largest in Eastern India and the only full marathon held in Kolkata.
IDBI Federal Life Insurance is the title sponsor for 2017 edition of the race. Indian cricket player Sachin Tendulkar is the Brand Ambassador for the 2017 marathon. This is the first time the Calcuttans will witness the master blaster for an event in Kolkata.