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Four Marathon Events in Chennai this Summer

Marathon Event in Chennai
Written by Mansi Gupta

Chennai, let’s run this summer! Running is a growing sport in India. Not just a sporting activity, running leads to a healthy lifestyle. And to promote this activity amongst citizens, what better than a Marathon. This summer, Chennai is the place to be for all running enthusiasts. There are so many Marathon events lined up this month in the city. We have short-listed top three Marathon events happening in Chennai, that you would love to participate in.

1. Champions Marathon – Run for Cancer Awareness If running is for a cause, then there’s nothing like it. Let’s Feed Chennai has organised Champions Marathon – Run for Cancer Awareness this Sunday on June 11th . The starting point will be Light House Marina Beach. There are three categories you can participate in – 3km, 5km and 10 km. The top five winners will get trophies. So Chennaites, run and spread awareness for cancer this Sunday. Register yourself here.

2. Champions Marathon for the cause of Mentally Challenged People Another marathon for the cause of Mentally Challenged People has been organised at the Besantnagar Beach on 18th June, Sunday. A part of the proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to the Mentally Challenged People’s Hostel. Some special guests are also invited to encourage the participants. There will be two categories – 5km and 10km. First three winners will get prizes and there will be special prizes for the top ten winners as well.

3. Tamil Nadu Marathon An initiative by Tamil Nadu Athletic Association, The Tamil Nadu Marathon 2017 is organised by Sportz Pro and is aimed to create an awareness about health and fitness. The funds raised from this event will be used for the training of athletes who represent our country in international events. The marathon is scheduled to start at the Anna University on Sunday, June 25th.

4. Chennai Cyclothon (Go Green) With the aim to preserve some clean air, water, trees and other natural resources for the future generations, Chennai Cyclothon has been organised on June 25th , Sunday. Additionally, it promotes health and fitness as well. Register for this noble cause right here, right now. Gear up Chennaites! Stay fit and healthy with these upcoming marathon events scheduled in your city this summer. Let’s Run for a cause!

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About the author

Mansi Gupta

A passionate reader, an avid traveler, a day dreamer and a “self-proclaimed biggest fan” of Game of Thrones.

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