The sandalwood stars Pooja Gandhi, Neethu and Shivadhwaj will take part in the event.
Addressing the media persons here on Saturday Vijaynath Vittal Shetty, the Chief Coordinator of the event said the marathon would be conducted in the Temple's neighbourhood.
He said separate events would be held for men and women in eight categories namely Professional Half Marathon for all ages (21kms), Professional Half Marathon for children below 16 years (6kms), Halli Marathon for children below 14 years (4kms), for children 14 to 16 years (6kms) and for 16 to 50 years (10kms), District level Halli Marathon for 16 to 50 years (10 kms), senior citizens Marathon for 50 to 60 years (10kms) and above 60 years (6kms).
He said that the multiple prizes for all categories will be distributed while the highest prize Rs 50,000 will be given for the first prize winner of Professionals Half Marathon.
Entry is free and last date for registration is August 10, 2011. Interested can confirm their entry by sending SMS to 9902965238 / 9845406569 / 9845332105 or email to [email protected]
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