Race Report: Goa Marathon, India, 9th February 2014

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This race report was sent to us by Rucha S Chudasama of El Shaddai Charitable Trust:

The Goa Marathon 2014 took place at the Campal Ground on Sunday, February 9, 2014.

In its third year, the Run this year featured four races – the 21 km half marathon, 10 km run, 5 km dream run and the school run for children under 14 and under 16. By adding two more race categories the run attracted a wider spectrum of runners across all ages.

The half marathon this year attracted runners from all over India as well as even more runners from overseas and saw stiff competition both in the men and women’s open category.

The 10 km run had many local Goans participating as well as runners from across the country. The dream run had several groups from corporates like Central Bank of India, Hyatt, Novotel and Pyro Electric besides a group from Toastmaster’s Club. The army and navy continued to support this run in large numbers.

The Special Olympic Squad was present for the second year. Schools that sent in large contingents were – Rosary School, Sharada Mandir, Sacred Heart, KV INS Mandovi. Other dignitaries included MP Francisco Sardinha and Dilip Parulekar.

Present at the event were two celerity supporters Beto and Talasha Prabhu. The event was supported by – Goa Athletic Association, Corporation of City of Panjim, Goa Tourism, Central Bank of India, Deltin Group, Primeslots, Quality Foods and Real Drinks.

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