Delhi half marathon to be held on October 20

Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Capitals has also associated itself with the event.

Participants have five race categories to choose from, including half-marathon, 10km run among others.   -  SANDEEP SAXENA

The organisers of the Delhi Half Marathon on Tuesday announced the opening of its registrations for participants. The event will be held on October 20, 2019.

The race categories include the half-marathon (21.097 km), the 10km run, the 5km run, the senior citizens' run (3.2 km) and the champions with disability run (3.2km). The registrations open on Wednesday and will conclude on September 27, or earlier. 

Delhi Capitals, the Indian Premier League club, has also associated itself with the event.

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Airtel, the telecom giant, continues to be the title sponsor. This will be the 12th half marathon at New Delhi with Airtel as sponsor.

"Hopefully, this will be a bigger, better, happier and innovative marathon this year," Vani Venkatesh, CEO, Delhi & NCR, Bharti Airtel, announced at a function here.

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