Mumbai, January 18: A day ahead of Tata Mumbai Marathon (TMM), Mumbai police on Saturday issued a traffic advisory regarding the closure of roads and diversion during the event. In the view of the Mumbai Marathon, the police gave the information about the closure of roads through a tweet. Taking into consideration various categories of the event, including 42km run, 21 km run event and 10 km run, the Mumbai police in the tweet, informed the Mumbaikars about roads that will be closed on January 19. 20 War-disabled Defence Personnel to Take Part in Mumbai Marathon.
Mumbai police tweeted, “Dear Mumbaikars! Our Mumbai Marathon traffic advisory will not just be of help but also allow you to plan outings and travel conveniently. We're here always should you need us for any other help or Info. Best wishes to all runners.” Authorities have also arranged ambulances and fire brigade vehicle in case of emergency during the event. Vehicles carrying essential commodities, including milk and vegetable, have also been arranged by the authorities so that locals should not face any difficulty. Defending Champions Lagat, Alemu Ready for Battle at Tata Mumbai Marathon.
Here is the Mumbai Police Advisory:
Our Mumbai Marathon traffic advisory will not just be of help but also allow you to plan outings and travel conveniently. We're here always should you need us for any other help or Info. Best wishes to all runners. pic.twitter.com/jpU3tfwyGN
— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) January 18, 2020
It will be the 17th edition of the event. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have introduced an app for the event. The app can be used to track the runners. The Mumbai Marathon is an annual international marathon. It is held on the third Sunday of January every year.
The Mumbai Marathon has six different race categories: Full Marathon of 42.195 km, Half Marathon of 21.097 km, Dream Run of 6 km, Senior Citizens' Run of 4.3 km, Champions with Disability of 2.4 km, and a Timed 10K. Around 55,000 runners will take to the roads of Mumbai for the six different races.