first_imgIt’s one event that gives fitness-conscious citizens of the Capital a chance to showcase their love for healthy living. The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, now in its seventh edition, has been pushed back by almost a month and will be held on November 23.Last year, it was held in mid-December and attracted more than 31,000 entries from all over the world.For the 2014 edition, the organisers are expecting even more competitors. The entry fee has been kept at Rs 1300 for the half marathon (for professionals) and Rs 600 for the Great Delhi Run (for amateurs).Bipasha Basu, the face of the event, said that she expected bigger participation of women.”The last edition saw a 28 per cent rise as far as female participation is concerned. This year I expect an even more enthusiastic response from women,” Bipasha said at the official launch of the 2014 edition. “If women are fit, we will have a fit household and if we have a fit household, we will have a fit country.”Last year, Ethiopia’s Atsedu Tsegay set a meet record of 59.12 minutes for the 21.097km course. The registration for this year’s event has opened and can be done at www.adhm.procamrunning. in.The organisers Procam International also launched India’s first running loyalty club ‘Endurunz Club’ where members will get rewarded for the activity.If they carry on running on a daily basis, they will get Runz (points) and can win awards like invites to Procam events.last_img

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