Sarita Gayakwad brand ambassador of 8th edition
Vadodara is ready with the 8th edition of MG Vadodara International Marathon schedule to be held on 6th January 2019. The organisers expect over 1 lakh registrations from India and other countries this year. Asian games gold medalist Sarita Gayakwad will be the brand ambassador for this year edition of the sporting event.
MG Vadodara International Marathon, keeping in line with its motto of “Sports, Seva, Swacchata”, is taking further its mission of health with Fitness by adopting
the social cause of Organ Donation. With focus on the theme “Health Beyond Fitness”, the marathon will encourage all participants to support the nationwide movement for Organ Donation, as initiated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The MG Vadodara International Marathon 2019 comprises of Timed Runs and Fun Runs. The Timed Runs include 42.2Km Full Marathon, 21.1Km Half Marathon, lO Km Run, and 21.1Km Half Marathon Relay. The Fun Runs include 5Km Linde Swachhata Run, Jawan Run, NGO Pledge Run, NRI Homecoming Run, Torch of Seva and 1Km INOX Divyang Paralympic Run.
The organisers introduce more medical booths, upgraded after-race recovery zones and more monitoring stations. With a thrust on outstation runners, the team plans to offer more options for comfortable stay and other facilities.
The 8thedition will be flagged off by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on 6th January 2019.