Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Sabarmati Marathon Ahmedabad 2010 to mark the Golden Jubilee of Gujarat

Running marathon for a cause shows great concern. Yes this event is to be held and heralded!

Sabarmati Marathon Ahmedabad 2010 is Gujarat's first ever International Marathon to be held on December 26, 2010, Sunday. It will also mark the magnificent 600 years of the city of Ahmedabad and the Golden Jubilee of Gujarat. It is a combined effort of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and Ahmedabad Runner's Club in the hope of uplifting the city at an international level in Sports.

It will also be the only marathon in the world to have included Visually Challenged Persons' Run as a category. The event is expected to be a national hit with an estimation of 50 lakh spectators, and with more than 7,000 people are expected to be part of Gujarat's First ever Marathon. World famous sports personalities, runners, defense personnel and policemen from all over the country are specially being invited for the grand event. As a result, renowned personalities are expected to be present at the event too.

The Marathon's starting point will be from the Sabarmati riverfront, ending at Kankaria Lakefront. The Marathon is split in to seven categories of Marathon (42.195 km ), Half Marathon (21.095 km ), Amdavad Dream Run (6 km), Wheelchair Event (7 km), Visually Challenged Persons' Run (7 km), Senior Citizens' Run (4.5 km), and Run for Kankaria (3.5 km). With the constant request from Corporates, an eight category has been included in the Marathong Race 2010 i.e. Corporate Marathon Relay Challenge that will be coordinated by Mr. B.K. Satish, CEO of Kalpataru Power and Executive Committee member of Sabarmati Marathon 2010. Registrations for the marathon had begun from November 16 and will end on December 15, 2010.

Complete information regarding rules and regulations and the registrations is available at
Ahmedabad has been widely famous for its Kite flying festival and Navratri festival. The city has also hosted the International Kite festival and it's very own International Film Festival as well. And now, Sabarmati Marathon 2010 will be Ahmedabad's gateway to international recognition in the field of sports and make it one of the rapidly growing cities of India.
The Sabarmati Marathon Race 2010 was officially announced by Hon'ble Mayor of Ahmadabad Mr. Asit Vora. He too has enrolled himself for the Event under the Ahmedabad Dream Run (6 km) Category. Everybody is enthusiastically making efforts to make the event a grand success. If you are willing to be a part of the city's very first international Marathon India 2010, then enroll yourself right now and be proud to be part of the to-be spectacular event ever! If not willing to participate in the event, and then come, cheer the participants, feel the spirit and witness the world class Marathon of 2010!

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Karina Ganwani, the writer, has complied bits and pieces of important information on the first ever international Marathon Ahmedabad event to be held in Gujarat. As organizers, participants and spectators are keen to attend the to-be-historic Sabarmati Marathon India 2010 as the year ends.

1 comment:

  1. Informative Post!

    To be a participant at a grand and international Sabarmati Marathon Ahmedabad 2010 seems an exclusive chance to perform in coming times. I will surely grab this opportunity and I hope that the most of you too!