MUMBAI, (GNI): : Skechers, the American performance and lifestyle footwear commenced the first edition of ‘Skechers Performance Mumbai Walkathon’. The very first edition of the Skechers Performance Mumbai Walkathon was graced with the presence of Bollywood celebrities and fitness enthusiasts like Shilpa Shetty, Sanya Malhotra and Rahul Bose.
Skechers Performance Mumbai Walkathon was held in the new financial hub of Maximum city
MMRDA Grounds, Bandra Kurla Complex on the occasion of ‘World Walking Day’ – 7th October 2018.
Commenting on the Skechers Performance Mumbai Walkathon initiative, Rahul Vira, Chief Executive Office, Skechers India said, “Our dedication has always been to the enthusiasts of all levels, ranging from beginners in the sport to the elite athletes. In this fast paced life, we actually miss out things that actually matter, walking one mile a day can burn upto 100 calories. Something as simple as a daily brisk walk can help you live a healthier life. We want people to experience walking from a different perspective altogether. By bringing in a wide range of walking shoes we want to inspire people to walk and invoke the need to be on the move and stay fit”.
Shilpa Shetty, Bollywood Actress said “I am very delighted to be associated with Skechers Performance Mumbai Walkathon, and to be a part of such a great platform. It is important that you are allied with proper pair of shoes that elevates your performance. The Skechers shoes is a perfect combination of comfort and durability that is designed for walking and come with technology that helps increase the speed and efficiency. The light weighted range of shoes are very helpful for all kinds of workouts. I really enjoy walking in these shoes, they were very comfortable.”
Sanya Malhotra adding to this said, “I love dancing and being on the Go all the time, for which I prefer light weighted shoes and the ones that give my feet good comfort. I encourage each one of you to take your health seriously and stay fit and truly understand the importance of walking with Skechers Performance Mumbai Walkathon.”
Adding to this Rahul Bose who was present at the event said, “I am glad to be associated for this initiative by Skechers which is taking a step ahead to educate people about the importance of walking and motivating them to stay fit by using the simplest means.’’
An aspirational brand like Skechers is a perfect blend of innovation, style and technology giving people & athletes’ access to some of the most technologically advanced footwear. The first edition of Skechers Performance Mumbai Walkathon is an initiative that embarks on a new journey towards a better future.
Skechers India, designs, develops and markets a diverse range of performance and lifestyle footwear for men, women and children and now stretching head to toe with their latest addition of apparels and accessories. Skechers is available in India and over 160 countries and territories worldwide via department and specialty stores with more than 2,305 Skechers Company-owned and third-party-owned retail stores, and the Company’s e-commerce websites. The Company manages its international business through a network of global distributors, joint venture partners in Asia and the Middle East, and wholly-owned subsidiaries in Canada, Japan, throughout Europe and Latin America. Ends