Coimbatore Marathon Winners

IAS Prelims 2023

Anoop Prakash of Madras Regimental Centre (MRC) won the 21.1 km Coimbatore Marathon in the men’s section.

R Vasanthamani bagged the honour in the women’s category.

Anoop, hailing from Idukki in Kerala, finished the distance in 01:05:22s, while Vasanthamani completed the race in 01.33:5s.

The 10km run had over 4,000 plus participants and the 5km run witnessed an attenedance of over 7,500 participants.

The prize money for the 21.1 km run was Rs 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000 for the first, second and third place holders respectively, while in the 10km run it was Rs 15,000, Rs 10,000 and Rs 5,000.