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Dasara running and cycle race to be held on Oct 14, 15 and 16

Dasara running and cycle race to be held on Oct 14, 15 and 16

U K   ¦    Oct 11, 2018 11:33:41 AM (IST)

Dasara running and cycle race to be held on Oct 14, 15 and 16-1Mysuru: The Dasara state-level run and cycle race for men and women will be held on October 14, 15 and 16. The 10 km state-level Dasara running race will be will flagged off at the University of Mysore Oval ground on October 14 at 6 AM.

Usually, the Dasara sports committee would conduct a half marathon race, but this year they have decided to conduct a 10 km race for men and women, a 6 km race for college boys and girls, a 5 km race for high school boys and girls, a 3 km race for primary school boys and girls and a 2 km race for senior citizens.

More than 2500 people are expected to participate in the running race. Attractive cash prizes will be awarded to winners in each category.

The two-day state-level 50 km and 80 km cycle race for men and women will be held on October 15 and 16. On day one, the 50 km race will commence at 7 AM for men and at 10 AM for women. On day two, the 80 km race will be flagged off at 7 AM for men and at 10 AM for women. Nearly 110 participants, including national and international cyclists, will be seen in action during the two-day event. The first three winners in both the categories will get a cash award of Rs 15,000, Rs 10,000 and Rs 5000 respectively.

Those interested in participating can visit Decathlon, Nanjarajabahadur Choultry, Lions Hall near the Oval ground. For more details contact Prakash – 9448306311, Bhaskar J – 9901234057.