Buoyed by the success of the opening edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, Procam then zeroed in on the capital city of India, New Delhi, and thus started the journey of the Delhi Half Marathon in 2005. Daley Thompson, Jackie-Joyner Kersee, Sir Richard Hadlee, Alan Border and Cathy Freeman, David Rudisha, and Kenenisa Bekele have been the event ambassadors of the world’s richest and most prestigious half-marathon. Bollywood star Bipasha Basu was the face of the event in 2015.