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Gurugram Marathon crosses 40k, offline registration closes on Feb 23

More than a week after the registration was opened, forty thousand people have registered for the Gurugram Marathon run scheduled for February 25 in the city. The online registration closed Sunday evening while the offline registration will close on Friday, February 23 at 6pm.

The marathon was announced last week when Deputy Commissioner Nishant Yadav held a press conference to share details about the event. Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar will be the chief guest and will also present medals to the winners of the marathon. The event has been divided in three parts – marathon (42km), half marathon (21.1km), 10km timed run and fun run (5km).

The marathon starts at 4.30 and half marathon will start around 6.30am and timed 10km run and the fun run will begin later around 7.30am. Yadav told reporters that nominal fees was designed for the registrations to ensure commitment from participants. The marathon will begin at Leisure Valley, sector 29. All registered participants will be given Tshirts, Timed Bib with timing chip at an expo to be held ahead of the marathon at Leisure Valley. Refreshments, E-Certificates and goodie bags will also be provided on the day of the marathon. The runners will also be provided breakfast later.

Yadav ensured that all arrangements have been made to ensure medical services, cultural events and other necessary requirements are met. He added that Rs 1.5 lakh, Rs 1 lakh, and Rs 75,000 will be awarded to the first, second, and third rank holders in the marathon. The half marathon winners will also be given awards. Different categories for genders and age have been classified, the DC said.

In his message for the event, Haryana CM said, “The race is not only a celebration of sporting excellence, but it also unites the city with determination, pride, giving, togetherness, and transformation. Runners from all walks of life come together to challenge themselves and each other, and to experience the joy of running through the streets of this vibrant and historic city.”

He added, “The race is a symbol of India’s progress and potential, and it is a reminder that anything is possible when we come together as a community.”

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