“Yamunanagar Marathon – Run for Road Safety” is being organized by Yamunanagar District Administration on 18 January 2019. The events are: 42.2, 21, 11 & 5 Km road race. The first two events carry cash prizes. The aim of Marathon is to create awareness about road safety and popularize running as sports.
Thousands lose life and get seriously injured every year in road accidents. Most of them are young breadwinners of their families. They either die or become handicapped and are forced to lead a dependent life.
Three ways to bring down road accidents are : Awareness about road-safety norms, Enforcement of road-safety laws and Accident-resistant road-engineering.
Yamunanagar Drive Safe Marathon aims to make road-safety a talking point and create awareness about road-safety rules.
Marathon Categories – 5Km, 11Km, 21Km & 42.2Km
21 & 42.2 Km Runs carry cash prizes. Top three finishers of 42.2 Km race in both male and female categories will get Rs 50, 30 & 20 thousands respectively along with certificates, T-shirts & shoes. In 21 Km, the prize money are 25, 15 & 10 thousands respectively.
In other categories certificates, T-shirt & shoes will be given to top ten finishers.
Marathon Expo will be organised in Yamunanagar on 16.01.19. You can collect your Bibs and watch cultural programs and health and fitness expo there.
Inter-Village Promotional Runs will be organised from 05-15 January 2019 to create awareness about Yamunanagar Marathon in which famous sportspersons and government officials will take part.