Dhaka Half Marathon on Feb 28

Sports Correspondent

17 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Dhaka Half Marathon on Feb 28

The organisers are seen during a press conference of Glaxose-D Dhaka Half Marathon at the Platinum Grand Hotel in Banani in the capital on Sunday. — SUN PHOTO

The Glaxose-D Dhaka Half Marathon 2020, organised by Dhaka Run Lords will take place at the Hatirjheel Amphitheater on February 28 at 5:30am.

A total of 2000 participants will take part in the event. 

A press conference announcing the Glaxose-D Dhaka Half Marathon was held at the Platinum Grand Hotel in Banani in the capital on Sunday.

This year’s race will also feature two segments: a 21.1 km Half Marathon and a 7.5 km Run. Title sponsor GSK Bangladesh are supporting the event; co-sponsor Sprint by Apex Footwear Limited; and Platinum sponsor Sheltech. Polar Ice cream, Dabur Honey, Gloria Jean’s Coffees and Saffola Active from Marico Bangladesh Limited will be Gold sponsors among others at the event.

Both the 21.1 km Half Marathon and 7.5 km Run will have one thousand runners participating. The prize-giving and closing ceremony will be held at the same venue. Both male and female runners from different corners of Bangladesh and 18 different countries are participating in the Glaxose-D Dhaka Half Marathon 2020.

The Dhaka Run Lords, an organization that aims to inspire people from all walks of life through running, is organising this annual event in association with GSK Bangladesh. This is the third edition of the Dhaka Half Marathon (DHM), an event which aims to highlight Bangladesh on the global platform from a new perspective.


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