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Registration open for Coimbatore Marathon

Registration open for Coimbatore Marathon

The Coimbatore Cancer Foundation (CCF) has launched registrations for the Walkaroo Coimbatore Marathon powered by ELGi Equipments. The 11th edition of the marathon will be held on December 17. The theme for this year is “Let’s Ko Kovai”.

Senior district officials of Coimbatore launched the registration for the 2023 edition – Commissioner of Police V. Balakrishnan and the Coimbatore Corporation Commissioner M. Prathap registered for 21.1 Km and District Collector Kranthi Kumar Pati registered for the 10 km run. Participants can now register through www.coimbatoremarathon.com.

The event comprises a half marathon (21.1 km), a 10 km run and a 5 km run/walk. The registration fee for the half marathon is ₹.1,200, for 10 km run it is ₹1,000, and for the 5 km run/walk, it is ₹ 600. Prize money amounting to ₹ 2.7 lakh will be presented to the winners in separate categories for men and women. Prize money will be given separately for veterans, aged 45 years and above.

T. Balaji, Managing Trustee, Coimbatore Cancer Foundation said, “The Coimbatore Marathon has become a major event and Brand ambassador of Coimbatore Cancer Foundation. Entering its 11th edition without a break despite the COVID where we had two virtual marathons, it has done the city of Coimbatore proud.”

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N. Valliappan, Joint Race Director, Coimbatore Marathon, said, “In the last one year we see a visible difference on the roads of Coimbatore. The number of recreational long-distance runners have certainly gone up post pandemic. This is likely to translate to higher participation in the flagship running event of Coimbatore. This year’s theme Ko Kovai will motivate runners to run with a partner – Boss, father, mother, sister, bestie, spouse, etc thus enlarging the circle of running.” For details, write to: info@coimbatoremarathon.com

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