The second Mazee Metro Nagpur Marathon 2016 is going to be held in Nagpur on November 27. As Nation Next, the online media partner for the marathon, reported earlier, The Flying Sikh Milkha Singh will be the chief guest at the marathon. Chief Minister of Maharastra Devendra Fadnavis will also be present.
About the marathon
On November 26, Marathon Expo Day will be organised, wherein 100 volunteers will distribute badge numbers along with goodie bags to each participant at LIT college ground from 8am to 6pm. They will also be given the instructions regarding the terms and conditions of the marathon.
The participants will have to report at LIT college’s ground (Amravati Road) on 5:30 am on November 27, and race will start at 6am sharp. On the day of race, around 250 volunteers will guide the participants through the race route. After the race, prize distribution will start at 8:30 am.
The marathon is getting a good response, as more than 1400 runners have already registered for it. Race director Mitesh Rambhia told us that apart from Nagpur, fitness enthusiasts and professionals from cities like Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Daman and Chandigarh have also registered themselves for the marathon. People from surrounding areas like Chandrapur, Amravati, Raipur and Wardha have also shown keen interest to be a part of the marathon.
The organisers are leaving no stone unturned to make the marathon bigger and better than the last year. Mitesh says, “Last year, around 2700 marathon runners participated in the Nagpur Marathon and this year, we are expecting a turn-out of at least 5000 marathon runners.”
Run for fitness!
Speaking about the intention behind the marathon, Mitesh says, “Our intention is to introduce people to fitness and spread awareness about the importance of running. A good run has a very positive effect on the body and can keep you disease free. It is my appeal to all the Nagpurians to join the marathon for the sake of healthier life!”
The race, which will consist of four categories – 4 kms (fun walk/run), 6 kms (dream walk/run), 10 kms (endurance run) and 21 kms (orange city run).
Mazee Metro Nagpur Marathon is being conducted by Adventures and You in association with the Orange City Runners Society and Saraswati Vidyalaya Alumni Association. Nation Next is associated with the marathon as the online media partner.
You can register yourself on-line for the Mazee Metro marathon by logging on to www.timetherace.com, or you can also call +917387766662 or +917020448110.