|NE marathon on April 29|
GUWAHATI, April 26 – The North East Bihdia Marathon and State Women Mini Marathon will be organised by the Bihdia Marathon Committee on April 29 at Chayygaon.
Around 250 men and 50 women runners from the entire north-eastern region of the country and the State are likely to take part in the meet. A total purse of Rs 2 lakh is at stake as prize money in the meet. The top three position holders in the men’s category will become richer by Rs 50,000, Rs 30,000 and Rs 20,000 respectively. Prize money will be given to the runners upto 25th position in the men’s section.
On the other hand the top three position holders in women’s section, 10 km for runners U-22 years, will get Rs 10,000, Rs 5,000 and rs 3,000 respectively. The run will start in front of the Bihdia Chaturbhoje Mandir at 6 am and the finishing point will be the Chayygaon College campus through 37 National Highway.