Munnar Marathon, Kerala’s first high altitude marathon scheduled to be held on 28 January 2017. Marathons are held all over the world and are attended by millions of people, then why Munnar Marathon is more special?
Munnar, nothing less than paradise attracts the tourists with its looming hills, winding pathways going uphill and downhill through vast tea plantations and the reenergizing mist and climate. And thus Marathon through the roads of a hill station with complete enjoyment with nature is a must to be experienced the feeling. Adding to this, participants would be running at a height a 1600m above the sea level.
Munnar Marathon is organised by Kestrel and it aims at promoting a healthy lifestyle coupled with an opportunity to showcase the calibre of athletes. In spite of being an inspirational event Munnar Marathon has got a social cause as well. A part of the registration fees would be directed towards training talented athletes from Kerala recommended from Schools or Government authority. Its motive is to uplift the athletes despite their social and financial barrier.
One week prior to the Marathon there will be a training session for interested participants which will be supervised by professional and trained athletes. Free food and accommodation will be provided to the participant within Idukki district. Others will be provided with dormitories or high altitude sports camps which will be payable. Participants are expected to run wearing a T-shirt with a logo of Munnar Marathon. Appropriate refreshments and warm up sessions will be ensured. There is provision for online registration and the fee details will be disclosed during registration.
The rolling hills and whispering breeze of Munnar are ready to witness the prestigious event of Munnar Marathon. And we welcome everyone to be a part of it, have fun, rejoice yourself and take back memories.
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