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Rotary Club of Venugram Belgaum in association with Rotaract Club of Venugram, Belgaum is organizing the 13th edition of the Belagavi Half Marathon on Sunday, 11 Feb 2024 with the theme ‘Say No to Drugs’. This is the oldest Road Race of Belagavi City conducted by the Rotary Club of Venugram Belagavi with the first edition conducted in the year 2008. This year’s 13th edition of this race will be a grand event with Approximately 3000 runners from all over India participating in various race categories. Professional endurance athletes from various states of India will be participating in this event.

Race Categories, Prize Money, and Registration Process ROTARY BELAGAVI HALF MARATHON:

There are four categories of races i.e. Half Marathon (21.095 kms), 10kms, 5kms, and 3kms Fun Run/Walk. This is a timed run and the timings of all runners will be captured through an RFID Timing Chip from Mumbai-based firm Run India. The starting and finishing point of the race is CPED Ground on 11 Feb 2024 from morning 0500 hours and the race route is through the beautiful Belgaum Cantonment area. There are exciting cash prizes for winners in age categories up to 34 years, 35-49 years, and 50 years & above in 21km, 10km, and 5km races for both Males & Females.

All registered runners in all categories will get medals, breakfast after race, good quality event Tshirt, E-Timing certificate, event photographs, hydration support and medical support during race and many more. Registration has started for the race on Run India website Last date to register is 08 Feb 2024. For more details, participants are requested to contact on Mobile No. 8283875150, 9844480030, and also refer event website

Chest Numbers/Bib Numbers and event T-shirts will be distributed to registered runners on 10 Feb 2024 at the venue.

To make this event a grand success, to create awareness on the theme of Say No to Drugs and to promote health and fitness amongst the population of Belagavi City in line with the Prime Minister’s Vision of “Fit India Movement”, the organizers request your participation in large numbers.

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Organisers along with the Brand Ambassadors of the event

Members on Stage – Sanjeev Deshpande President of Rotary Club of Vengram Belgaum, Jagadish Shine Race Director for Marathon, Latesh Porwal, Lokesh Hongal and Somnath Kudchikar – all 3 are Event Chairmen. D B Patil – Senior member of Rotary Venugram, Dr Ravi Patil- Sponsor and theme Speaker

Our Sponsors Are – Vijaya PU College, LH Service Tata Power Solar Roof , Refreshment Partner IAM Institute of Hotel Management, Hotel Annapurneshwari and Aditya Birla’s Hindalco, Hydration Partner – Aqualinc Beverages of Dangi Aqualinc Industries Pvt Ltd, BSC – The Textile Mall , Energy Partner – Energel of FDC Limited

Note – This year a new race category is introduced i.e the Inter-School Open Cross Country Championship in two categories i.e the 5 Kms Cross Country Race for Under-17 age Boys and Girls at Team Level. This will be the first time in India that a Cross Country Race of such magnitude will be held with RFID Timing System with a Point System at the Team Level. This will be a golden opportunity for Students from School to start practicing with the School Team for this Race and participate on an International Level.

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