The seventh edition of the Kolkata Marathon here tomorrow will have a depleted field as India`s top two long distance runners, Preeja Sridharan and Kavita Raut, along with defending champion Binning Lyngkhoi pulled out of the meet.
Kenyans Emmanuel Mutai and Helah Kiprop will lead the international men’s and women’s fields, respectively, in the Cochin International Half Marathon which will flag off from the Maharaja College Ground here on Dec 29.
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon promoters Procam International today announced the route map for the event, besides outlining medical and other facilities that will be put in place for the 31,000 participants expected to run on the race day on December 15.
The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is all set to witness world`s best ever elite athlete field and the most competitive ever, which will include four men and women out of the top 10 of 2013 rankings, here on December 15.
Some 1,800 athletes are expected to participate in the five-day 29th Junior National Athletics Championships commencing at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here Tuesday though the conditions are far from ideal.