PNB MetLife Satara Hill Half Marathon 2016 sets Guinness World Records TM - for 2nd time

New Delhi: PNB MetLife Satara Hill Half Marathon 2016 is the official title holder of the Guinness World Records TM for the second time for "Most people in a mountain run – single mountain” breaking its own record from last year. The 5th edition of the popular Satara Hill Half Marathon, sponsored by PNB MetLife‚ was held on the 18th of September 2016. 4,081 runners from all over India‚ as well as international runners completed the marathon, covering a total of 86,510 kilometers.

Tarun Chugh, MD & CEO, PNB MetLife said‚ “We are very happy that PNB MetLife Satara Hill Half Marathon has won the Guinness World RecordsTM title for the second consecutive year. As a brand we believe that fiscal and physical fitness are co-related, hence we have been investing in properties to encourage people to work on their physical fitness. Insurance products can help secure your financial future while disciplined physical fitness will help you enjoy a long and healthy life. We are proud of our association with PNB MetLife Satara Hill Half Marathon and look forward to partnering with them next year as well.”

CA Vitthal Jadhav, President SHHM, said, “Being recognized by Guinness World RecordsTM for the second consequent year is a great achievement. It is an important milestone for us. This is our 5th year in running and we are delighted with the support from PNB MetLife to help us with this iconic event.”

PNB MetLife Satara Hill Half Marathon is recognized by the IAAF (International Amateur Athletic Federation). It is one of the few Marathon events in the country to have the distinction of being a member of the AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance races). The 21 KM half-marathon is organized by Marathon Association Satara, a Non-Profit Organization in association with PNB MetLife. It is held in the scenic ghats of Sahyadri Mountains in Satara region of Maharashtra, providing the runners a challenging but an adrenaline-pumping experience.