The 9th Shimla Running and Living Marathon would be organized by the Department of Youth Services and Sports on Sep 24th 2017. Stating this here today a spokesperson of the Youth Services & Sport Department said this annual running event includes Half Marathon of 25km, 13km and 6km distance and will be participated by local people alongwith tourists from across the country.
He said the run has become a landmark event on the running calendar for enthusiasts from across the country who come to Shimla from various parts of the country including Chennai, Kolkatta, Mumbai, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.
Started in 2009 with 6km and 21.1km run has now become a run fest with the course getting tougher including the longer 25km and 13km distances.
He said the registration is now open online at https://goeventz.com/event/the-9th-shimla-running-and-living-25k-sep-24th-2017/47918 . which would close on 10th September.
The ARTRAC band and participation of Pine Grove School and Shimla Public School among others have also become annual engagements, said he.