|21.0975 KM HALF MARATHON - Starts at 05:30 a.m.|
The beautiful river view, tree-shaded route, super smooth roads and professional organization make this one of the top marathons in India and has been duly acknowledeged as such in various magazines including National Geographic which says "GOA RIVER MARATHON is one of the 10 Great Marathons in the world".
Care will be taken to ensure participants are adequately hydrated by setting up hydration points at regular intervals (every 1 ~ 1.5 KM). Every alternate hydration station also has medical aid staff and additionally there will be four or five emergency response ambulances patrolling the route. The route will be closed to vehicular traffic for at least 6 hours. Race officials will be patrolling the route. Photographers too will be placed at strategic points to ensure maximum coverage and also to try and ensure that each and every participant has a good chance of being photographed.