The 5th Edition of NITTE Mangalore 1/2 Marathon & 10K will be organized on Sunday, 19th February, 2017 in the city of Mangalore.
Nitte University and Nitte Education Trust, well known educational group of undivided South Canara, has not only been running educational institutions, but also involved in well-planned community development works since the last nearly 40 years. Nitte Institutions have always believed that no education is complete without physical and spiritual development of the students. It has considered sports and games as an integral part of student development. It has embarked upon initiating the general public into sporting activities since the last 5 years since 2012 by conducting Marathon with a primary objective of awareness of health and fitness through sports and bringing about harmony among the people.
The fifth marathon will be conducted on 19th February 2017. All the marathons have been conducted with organizational help and cooperation of the Dakshina Kannada Athletics Association and technical association of Life is calling, Bangalore. The previous marathon have been a huge success. For this year's event we have two sportsmen, who have made the district proud by representing India in the international sports arena- Mr. Sridhar Alva who represented Indian Railways at the World Railways in Decathlon and Mr. Anil Shetty, who represented India in 4X100 Mtrs Relay and won gold at the SAARC games, held at Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The event is open for Runners who are 16 years and above. more