Recently Pramod Tabhane, president of Baudh va Magasvargiya Seva Sanstha while interacting with media informed that Baudh va Magasvargiya Seva Sanstha in association with Nagpur Municipal Corporation and Nagpur District Athletics Association will be organising State-level Half Marathon on February 22 at Mate Square.
And Olympian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt will be the chief guest of the half marathon and will flag off the race. And Nagpur Municipal Corporation will be giving prizes worth Rs 2,51,000 to the winners from various categories. The half marathon will be of 21.097 kms for men and women. The winners in each category will get Rs 25,000 while the runners-up will get 20,000 each. Race will also be held in 5.7 kms (boys and girls below 18 years) and 4.4 kms (boys and girls below 14 years).
The winners in Under-18 age category will get Rs 5,000 while the runners-up will get Rs 3,000 each. Top 15 finishers in each category will get cash rewards. The last date of entry is February 18. The entry forms are available at the office of Surajya Daud, SRPF, near water tank, Gopal Nagar, Adwain Anthony, Aai Kusum Sahare Foundation office, Reshimbagh ground, Ravindra Tong, Reshimbagh, Samir Mate, SBCT College ground, RamWani, Mahatma Gandhi English Medium High School, Hingna, NMC Sports office, NMC, Ravindra Enterprises, Gandhi Sagar. Participants can also send their entries online atwww.surajyadaud.in.