Sunday, October 24, 2010

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, 2010- World’s Most Prestigious Half Marathon!

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Delhi after successfully hosting one of the largest sports events in India, ‘Commonwealth Games, 2010’ from 3rd October to 14th October, 2010 is now gearing up its citizens to get prepared for another prestigious sports event to be held at the end of November, 2010. One of the world’s most renowned half marathon event will be held in Delhi on November 21st, 2010 under the name ‘Airtel Delhi Half Marathon’. During a function at Le Meridien on September 21st 2010, the annual date for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon and its registrations was announced. Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is going to be the sixth edition of the world’s most prestigious half marathon.

This ‘Gold Event’ of half marathon to be organized in Delhi will bring India again on the world map in terms of organizing big sports events like Commonwealth Games. Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is powered by a panel that includes Sanjay Kapoor, CEO of Bharti Mittal (India and South Asia), Hugh Jones, General Secretary of AIMS and various other partners. The panel urged from the citizens of Delhi to participate in Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in maximum numbers to make this a huge, successful and biggest running distance event in the country. In order to promote this event and encourage people of Delhi to come out in huge numbers to participate in Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, famous hot Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu has been launched as the ‘Face of the Event’.

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, 2010!

The event of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon comes with huge prize money for the marathon winners as well making it the world’s richest half marathon. The prize money of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is worth $2,10,000. This is certainly going to catch the attention of long distance runners across the globe to participate in this event.

Some Key Details of ‘Airtel Delhi Half Marathon’:

1. Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is scheduled to run on 21st November, 2010 in the capital city of India, Delhi.

2. There will be three sub-categories in Airtel Delhi Half Marathon as follows:
(a) Open Category: Citizens of the age group 18 or above as on 20th November, 2010.
(b) Veteran Category: Men above 45 years and women above 40 years.
(c) Senior Veteran Category: Men above 55 years and women above 50 years.

Also, for the senior citizens above 60 years (both men and women) of age there will be a ‘Senior Citizens’ run for a distance of 4.3 kms and a ‘Wheelchair Event’ of 3.5 kms distance for 12 years and above.

3. The registrations for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon are open till 10th November, 2010 (Wednesday) or until running places are full, whichever is earlier. Application fee will be charged from the participants in the form of cheque, DD’s, Cash, Net Banking, Credit Cards. Application can be made online or by posting a filled entry form.

4. Important Contact Information Related to Airtel Delhi Half Marathon:
(a) Website:
(b) E-mail:
(c) Post Address: P.O. Box No.-3634, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi-110024
(d) Helpline Number: +919650033333. It is a toll free number for Airtel subscribers while standard charges will be there for other subscribers. The lines are open from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm.


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