Mawana Sugars Indian Open Marathon on Feb 7
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Last Updated: Thursday, January 28, 2010, 16:26
  
New Delhi: The Mawana Sugars Indian Open Marathon 2010, carrying a prize money of Rs 15 lakh, will be held here on February 7.

The marathon is officially recognised by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) and has been accorded the National Status.

The cash prize for the first position in both men and women category has been raised to Rs 2.5 lakh each from Rs 2 lakh of last year for the main Marathon, while prize for the first position in Half Marathon in both men and women category has been raised to Rs 50,000 each from last year's Rs 25,000.

The cash prizes will be awarded up to the 30th position. The marathon will be flagged off at 0900 hrs from Princess Place, India Gate.

For the runners participating in the main Marathon event, the circular route of 10.49 kms shall be repeated four times to complete the necessary 42.197 kms, while for the Half Marathon participants, circular route shall be repeated two times.

The Army will provide medical cover for the event for which a medical assistance room will be established at the Start/Finish venue. Additionally, Mobile Medical units equipped with necessary equipment, medicines will be deployed on the route of the Marathon.

The marathon would have active participation from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Sports Control Board of the Army and Delhi University.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, January 28, 2010, 16:26


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