Visakhapatnam : The fourth edition of Vizag Navy Marathon will be held on November 12 here. The event is being conducted as part of ‘Swarna Varsha’ celebrations of the Eastern Naval Command.
The marathon will also have four races – 42 km, 21 km, 10 km and 5 km.
The race kits with t-shirts and Bib numbers will be distributed to all participants at Viswapriya Function Hall at Beach Road on November 10 and 11, between 10 am and 6 pm.
Runners with Bibs only be allowed into the race course.
The race route on beach Road will be blocked for general public. Updates about road closures and routes can be checked from the website www.vizagnavymarathon.com.
The runners will run on both sides of the road from Kalimatha Temple till Tennety Park, and on the right side of the divider when running from Tennety Park to INS Kalinga.
During the preparation and conduct of the race, traffic on Beach Road will be blocked from Kalimatha Temple to The Park Hotel junction from midnight to 10.30 am, and traffic will be restricted to one side of the road from Tennety Park till INS Kalinga from midnight till 9 am on Sunday.
Over 12,000 plus runners, ranging from seven years of age to 70 years and above, are expected to participate from round the world.
There are cash prizes for each race under various age categories.
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