[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Wipro Technologies has become the San Francisco Marathon’s (TSFM) title sponsor for 2012. Wipro will also provide consulting and technology recommendations to TSFM, says the company.  Wipro began its partnership with TSFM in 2011 as a ‘Presenting Sponsor’ of the race.

The Wipro San Francisco Marathonis rated one of the top marathons in the US, is the largest marathon in Northern California, the 13th largest marathon in the US and is a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. The San Francisco Marathon has been known as the “tech marathon,” offering cutting edge technology resources including runner and spectator mapping and tracking to participants, as well as virtual couponing and high tech apparel. In 2011, TSFM runners raised more than $250,000 for charitable organizations such as such as The Nature Conservancy, The National MS Society,Train for Autism and The ‘Shanti Project’.

Projected to draw 26,000 runners this year, the 35th running of The Wipro San Francisco Marathon will take place on Sunday, July 29, 2012.

[Image Courtesy: Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, San Francisco, CA]