Kochi: Be ready to put on those pair of jogging shoes as Kochi is all set to host the Spice Coast Marathon. Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will flag off the event on November 12.
The marathon is jointly organized by Cochin Corporation, Souls of Kochi and Malayala Manorama.
A full marathon with a distance of 42.2 km, 21.1 km half marathon and a family marathon of 8 km are the three categories in the mega race event. Those who wish to run the Kochi marathon can register online; and the registration fee would be Rs 1,100; Rs 900 and Rs 600 for the full, half and family marathons, respectively. The running race that will be flagged off from the Wellington Island will cover Fort Kochi, Mattancherry, Thevara, MG Road, Marine Drive and finishes off back in the Wellington island.
The Spice coast Marathon aims to bring forth the vibrant moods and colors of the city by encouraging Kochi’s population to get out on the streets and join this grand celebration.