Registrations for half marathon begins in Belagavi
BELAGAVI: Online registration for the second edition of Fit Belagavi national-level ReGenTa Half Marathon is scheduled on September 29 has started. One can register their name by visiting - https://youtoocanrun.com.
More than 2,000 runners from all over India, especially Goa and Maharashtra have already registered for the event being organized by Lakeview Foundation and Rotary Club of Venugram, Belagavi. Only, 1,000 more slots are left, and the organizers have urged interested athletes to register early. The funds raised by this event will be utilised for government school children.
Sports celebrities like Venkatesh Prasad, Sunil Joshi and Shrinivas Murthy, who are brand ambassadors of Canara Bank, will be part of the marathon. Accomplished marathon runners from Belagavi such as- Mayura Shivalkar, Santosh Shanbhag and Vinayak Jambotkar have been designated as brand ambassadors of the event, which will be flagged off by Maj Gen Alok Kakkar of JL Wing (Commando Training).
This year’s marathon has several categories including 21km, 10km and 5km and they will all start from CPEd Ground. A unique feature of the event is that the route goes through historical locations of Camp including Sharquat Park, MLIRC Parade Ground, Murals of Walk of Valour depicting various wars fought by Marathas, Commando training area, etc. Large contingents of various armed forces based in Belagavi such as MLIRC, JL Wing, Airforce, CRPF, ITBP, KSRP and state police are participating in the marathon. There is a separate 21km category for defence forces.
The theme of this marathon is to promote adoption of government schools and to make it a happy school
More than 1,000 government school children have been given free registration for the event. Belagavi City Corporation will conduct a campaign against the use of plastic through this platform. For offline registration, visit Lakeview Hospital (7022007284), Rohit Medicals at Radio Complex (8050426825) and DB Patil Studio (9448963874).