Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, India batter Shikhar Dhawan flag off Gurugram Marathon 2024

Feb 25, 2024

Gurugram (Haryana), February 25 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan flagged off the Gurugram Marathon 2024 on February 25. During the event, motivated runners of all ages and skill levels took to the streets, igniting a surge of enthusiasm and resolve throughout the city. Around 50,000 people participated in the Gurugram Marathon 2024 to conquer distances varying from 5km to a full 42.2km.Speaking during the marathon, Shikhar Dhawan said, “It is important to give yourself one hour a day. Along with physical and mental health is also important.” Chief Minister Khattar emphasized the value of such gatherings in encouraging physical fitness and a sense of community during his speech at the occasion. He articulated his aspiration for Gurugram to become a premier centre for athletics and marathons, taking cues from well-established events in other big cities. “A segment has also been released for Log 42 km run. And people have also started the 21km marathon at 6:30 am. The message of our marathon is Run for Zero Hunger,” Khattar said.