Rajkot Municipal Corporation hosts 'Asia's biggest marathon'

The Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) hosted Rajkot Marathon, which is claimed as one of the Asia's biggest international marathons. Over 64,000 runners have run for the marathon, out of which 56,020 people have enrolled and run for 5 km fun run category. Rajkot full marathon was flagged off by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara. Cheteshwar Pujara who has been named as the brand ambassador said that marathon run is very important and this will create awareness towards sports and health as well. "Though I had to go to Delhi for the Vijay Hazare trophy so I will not be running but I believe that this is a fantastic marathon run" he added. The theme of this year's event is cleanliness, traffic free Rajkot and save water. Four ICU on wheels and 10 ambulances was deputed on the marathon route with medical staff to handle medical emergencies.