Nagpur Sports Promotional Venture (NSVP) is organizing the ‘Maha Metro Mihan Marathon’ powered by MADC in the MIHAN area on February 16 at 7 a.m. The race will be flagged off from W building and will conclude at the same place.

The event will be organized in three categories i.e. Development Run (10 km), Fitness Run (5 km) and Fun Run (3 km) in various age groups including Champs (6 to 14 years), Youngsters (15 to 30 years), Enthusiasts (31 to 49 years), veterans (50 and above) and Motivators (specially-abled). Total prize money for the event is Rs 5 lakh and cash prizes will be given to the first three winners in each category. The entry fees are Rs 500 for Development Run, Rs 300 form fitness Run and Rs 250 for Fun Run.

The event is recognized by Nagpur District Athletics Association and around 5,000 athletes are expected to participate. The participants will be provided with a goodie bag containing a T-shirt, snacks, and BIB.

Union minister Nitin Gadkari, guardian minister Nitin Raut, Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh, former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, mayor Sandip Joshi, MD of Maha Metro Brijesh Dixit, MD of MADC Anil Patil and others will grace the occasion.

There will be a free transportation facility for the participants through Metro Rail from Sitabuldi to Khapri MIHAN station and back. The special service will start at 5.45 a.m. from Sitabuldi.

(With inputs from thelivenagpur)