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800 Runners Competing

Over 800 participants will compete in the 2015 Island Chill Suva Marathon today. Organiser Maria Ronna Luna Pastorizo-Sekiguchi said the event was an Open event and everyone was welcome to
08 Aug 2015 10:10
800 Runners Competing
The volunteers (right), register the participants for the 2015 Island Chill Suva Marathon at Holiday Inn, Suva yesterday. Photo: Rama

Over 800 participants will compete in the 2015 Island Chill Suva Marathon today.

Organiser Maria Ronna Luna Pastorizo-Sekiguchi said the event was an Open event and everyone was welcome to participate.

“The event which starts and finishes at My Suva Park has already attracted more than 800 runners,” Pastorizo-Sekiguchi said.

“This is an increase of over 500 from the previous year.

“The 2015 Island Chill Suva Marathon is an inclusive event that is open to everyone whether you are a first time runner or you have years’ of experience under your belt, or you just like to have fun.”

The 42.2km race starts at 5am whereas the half-marathon of 21.1km starts at 7am. Team marathon 10.55km starts at 8am and the fun run of 10km will begin at 8am.

All races are expected to finish by 10:30am which will then be followed by the awards ceremony.

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