Darjeeling all set to host 7th Hill Marathon tomorrow
The stage is set for the seventh Darjeeling Hill Marathon to be held on Sunday. Celebrity runner and Ironman triathlete Milind Soman, who was roped in to be the ambassador of the marathon, arrived on Friday.
Kailash Kher, who going to entertain the runners with a live concert, also arrived along with Soman.
Talking about the environment, Soman tweeted, "Cold weather, warmest hospitality #darjeeling"
Last month, the marathon got international recognition with the route being certified by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
The mantra of the marathon is 'Time To R - Unlock' , a run to usher in good health and normalcy.
Apart from the Bollywood celebrities, the marathon will also feature several local icons like Jatin Chettri, an ultra-marathoner from Darjeeling and is a police personnel. Amar Subba, 'Marathon Man of Sikkim' will also be there for the run among several others.
The event is seeing participation from not just Northeast, but across the country.