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Airtel Delhi Half Marathon will be held on November 29

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon will be held on November 29

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The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, a World Athletics Gold Label Road Race, will be held on November 29.

The registrations for three race categories will begin on October 30.

The race will be supported by Government of NCT of Delhi, the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Ministry of External Affairs, Sports Authority of India, Athletics Federation of India, World Athletics (WA), Association of International Marathons & Distance Races (AIMS)

The World Athletics Gold Label race, recognised by the Association of International Marathons & Distance Races (AIMS), will have a total prize purse of USD 233,270.

"Sport has always been a symbol of optimism and we look forward to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on November 29. We extend our full support to this event that is India's pride and welcome the world's best athletes to our capital city," said Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.

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The international and Indian elite runners will be at the start line at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium while the amateurs from across the globe will join them via the exclusive Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Mobile App.

Manish Sisodia, Delhi deputy chief minister said, “Over the years, the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon has become an integral part of Delhi’s sporting calendar and an enduring symbol of sporting excellence, philanthropy, health & fitness."

He further added, “To watch the finest runners in the world compete on our home ground, will certainly be a boost for the citizens of Delhi and across India. That along with the thousands of amateur runners who participate in this event give us a great opportunity to come together as a community to celebrate the joy of running.”

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