Coimbatore Marathon is considered as one of the biggest event happening in the city on October 7th, 2018. The first Coimbatore Marathon kick-started in the year 2013, with a sole aim f creating awareness on cancer, raise funds and promote healthy living. Since then, the people of Coimbatore have taken fitness to a whole new level. In its 6th year, the theme is to INSPIRE –with the Triangle of Inspiration combining the three elements of the city, fitness and the cause.
The Coimbatore Cancer Foundation (CCF) in association with Coimbatore Runners, is the driving force of the event. The marathon is held on the first Sunday of October every year which is also the month of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Coimbatore Runners is an informal group of enthusiastic runners, where fitness is only the goal. People from all age groups and interests are a part of the club and promote a healthier lifestyle and recreational running.
With an expectancy of 15000+ runners this year, it is a great event to support the cause. The runners can look out for three categories:
- 5 KM – Run/Walk
- 10 KM – Run
- 21.1 KM – Half Marathon
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This is undoubtedly the best event of Coimbatore striving towards a greater cause. Coimbatore well- known for its pleasant climate, beautiful surroundings, and generous citizens makes it a special place to live.
It is worthwhile that one should experience it.