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3rd Edition of Marathon in Pachmarhi

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  • 04 Oct 2021
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  • On October 3, 2021, Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board organized the third edition of the ‘Pachmarhi Marathon' with the aim of attracting more and more tourists for tourism and to introduce tourists to the scenic beauty and natural environment of Pachmarhi, the beautiful hill station of Madhya Pradesh.

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  • On this occasion the Managing Director of State Tourism Development Corporation S. Viswanathan said that a meaningful effort is being made to promote health tourism and active holidays concept in the state by organizing the marathon.
  • Pachmarhi is the top tourism spot of the state. Here in all seasons, whether it is winter or rainy, tourists from all corners of the country come here and enjoy the natural beauty.
  • Viswanathan said that an action plan is being prepared to organize a professional marathon in Pachmarhi.
  • This marathon was held in three categories: 5 km, 10 km. and 21 km. These categories were named Family Fun Run, Endurance Run and Dhupgarh Pahari Run.
  • The Tourism Board provided T-shirts, RFID timing chips, route support, finishers medals and e-certificates to all the runners who participated in the marathon. In addition, the top three runners-up of the competition were given trophies and free stay vouchers for two nights and three days by the guests.
  • It is worth mentioning that the first edition of the marathon was held on July 22, 2018, in which around 800 tourists participated. After the immense success of the first edition, it was decided to organize this marathon every year by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board as an annual event.
  • Its second edition was held in the year 2019 on 21st July, in which around 800-1000 tourists participated. In view of the Covid-19 epidemic, this marathon could not be organized in the year 2020.
  • During the third edition of the marathon, it was organized with limited participants following all the safety and security instructions keeping in mind the Covid-19. It was mandatory for all participating tourists to be fully COVID vaccinated and to submit a negative report of the COVID test.
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