Cross country race on August 15

Cross country race on August 15

Different events

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Separate events will be held for men and women in five categories such as professional sportspersons marathon (42.195 kms), Villagers’ Half Marathon (21.095 kms.), Senior Citizens Walkathon for above 45 years (10.5 kms), Children’s Marathon (5.25 kms) and Wheelchair Marathon for physically challenged citizens (2.5 kms).

Cash prizes totalling over Rs 7 lakhs will be disbursed to the winners of the marathon. First prize for the professional sportspersons category is Rs 1 Lakh, while the other categories carry first prize of Rs 25,000 each. The children’s category will have a first prize of Rs 15,000.

The theme of the marathon is ‘Unity’.

Hence people of all communities, castes and religions are welcome.

Participants will be required to wear the traditional attire of their particular community, informs a press release.

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