“Uttarakhand Half Marathon” welcomes all the national and international long distance athletes for the event conducting on September 17, with the theme ‘Run Against Drug Abuse’. The event offers three different distance categories for men and women, 21 km, 10 km and 3 km.
The marathon will start from Pavilion Ground at 5:30 Am. and will pass through Shubhash Road, EC road, Canal road, the runners would come to Parade ground.
For safety of the participants’ a team of 13 Physiotherapists, doctors and four ambulances will be available at various locations around the route.
The Chief Guest for the event will be the Honourable Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat. Many other cabinet ministers will also be present there at the event.
The event is being organized under the aegis of Swaraatika. Director of Swaraatika, Amit Rawat said that all participants of 3 km category will be provided with certificate of participation and refreshments while the participants of other two categories will also get medals, T-shirts and bib with timing sheets.
The event is being sponsored by various organizations like BRIDCUL, Hans Cultural Delhi, UPCL, MDDA and Puspanjali.