On Sunday, January 7th 2018, the second edition of the Madurai Marathon was organised on the Race Course road and saw participation from over 2,000 persons from the city and outside.
The event was organised by Devadoss Hospital and Madurai City Corporation with the theme Health for All. Cleanliness of cities across the country was also the prime theme of the run.
Men participated in the 21 km half-marathon while women took part in the 12-km category. The highlight of the event was the competitive spirit that young children exhibited in the five-km run. Prizes worth ₹2 lakh, including cash, television sets, gadgets and cycles, were distributed.
Source: The Hindu