UP News: Every year on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, national level Indira Marathon is organized in Sangam city Prayagraj. This year also a marathon race is being organized on 19th November. In the 37th edition of the marathon 42 kilometer long race will be organized. This time also a lot of enthusiasm is being seen among the runners regarding the marathon. All the famous runners of the country will also participate in the marathon this time. It will also include two former Olympian athletes. Along with this, a large number of army athletes have registered themselves for the run.
Race from Anand Bhavan to Madan Mohan Malviya Stadium
This marathon will start from Anand Bhawan in Prayagraj, the birthplace of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, on November 19 and will end at Madan Mohan Malviya Stadium after traveling a distance of 42 kilometers. UP Sports Minister Girish Yadav will flag off the runners and will also honor the winners by giving them prizes in the afternoon. Runners will have to complete the race this time also with electronic chip. This time also special preparations have been made regarding Indira Marathon. Traffic will be completely restricted on the routes through which the marathon will pass.
300 runners have registered so far
So far more than 300 runners have registered for the marathon. The marathon is held in separate categories for women and men. An amount of about Rs 9.70 lakh will be distributed among the winners of the marathon. All the athletes who are coming to Prayagraj to participate in this year’s marathon seem very excited. He says that in order to win this national level marathon, he was busy preparing for the last several days. Most of the runners have claimed to improve their performance. Many eminent people from different walks of life and elders will symbolically be a part of the run to encourage the runners.
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