Mumbai - In excess of 4000 runners will participate in the Juhu Half Marathon, organised by Get Fit Thru Sports Foundation (GETFIT) jointly with the Rotary Club of Bombay Airport (RCBA) and will be flagged off from the Bhailal Patel ground, Juhu on Sunday, March 5, 2017.
The aim of the Juhu Half Marathon is to promote fitness through long runs amongst Mumbaikars and people from the neighbouring cities.
The event will have 3 'timed' race categories in the Half Marathon (21.097km), 10km and 5km and is recognised by Mumbai Suburban District Athletic Association (MSDAA). The event offers a total prize fund of Rs 7 lakhs for five age categories in each race. The Half Marathon is open to runners of 18 years and above while the age limit for 10km and 5km runs is 15 and 12 respectively.
The winners and runners-up of the half marathon in each age category will bag 20,000, 12,000 and 8,000 respectively, while the 10k winners will be awarded cash prizes of 15,000, 10,000 & 5,000 respectively. Trophies and attractive prizes/ gift hampers will be given to first three runners in each age category of 5km Run