Hyderabad: As part of preparing for upcoming annual Hyderabad Marathon scheduled to be held on December 19, the Hyderabad Runners organised a dry run on the actual race routes for Half Marathon and 10K running events, on Sunday.
The dry run was aimed at ensuring amateur runners who were training for the Hyderabad Marathon to get a feel of the actual race route. The Half Marathon (21.1km) started at 5.30 am at Necklace Road while the 10K run started at Hitex Grounds, Madhapur, and both concluded at Gachibowli stadium.
The half marathon route was through Raj Bhavan road, KBR Park, Jubilee Hills Road No. 45 and Durgam Cheruvu Cable bridge, Bio-diversity Junction and finished at Gachibowli stadium. Over 500 runners from all over the twin cities participated in this preparatory training run. With just two weeks to go for the marathon on December 19, the runners had the feel of the new route and conditions to gear themselves for the D-day.
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