Meghalaya: 4th edition of Tura Hill Challenge to be held on Nov 10

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TURA | OCT 30, 2019:

The Tura Hill Challenge or the Tura Marathon- one of the most anticipated events of the year is going to be held on November 10, while the annual Hundred drum festival is simultaneously taking place in WGH.

The event, which will be organized by the Tura Runners' Club and the department of Tourism, Meghalaya will begin at Jengjal – Bolbokgre and will complete the full section before coming back o the same place.

The event will be held on the picturesque Jengjal–Chiading-Williamnagar road (NH 44E) and consist of four categories, 42 Km Marathon, 21Km Half marathon, 10 Km adolescent health run, 5Km Fun run with attractive cash prizes for the winners.

The races (42, 21, 10) will be chip timed with downloadable e- certificates and participants of these three categories will be provided event t-shirts. Finisher medals will be awarded for all categories and post race refreshments will be served to all participants.

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The event organizers said that BIB distribution for participants will be held on 9th Nov 2019 from 9:30 am to 4:00pm at Bolbokgre L.P.School.

"There will also be an Expo on the same venue showcasing local arts and cuisines. Spot registration will also be available at the Expo. Camping sites and tents will be available for a nominal sum at the venue for participants wishing to stay at the venue. Participants can register online at www.turarunnersclub.com for the event," said the press release by the organizers.

Offline registration forms will be available at Debsons, Tura Bazaar, Dew Drops – Ringrey, Gemini Electricals – Chandmary and at select locations at Baghmara, Rongram, Resu, Ampati and Williamnagar. Offline registration will also be available during the 100 Drums Wangala at Asanang.