In a bid to pay homage to the killed Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, BSF’s South Bengal Frontier will organize a half marathon in the city on October this year. It will take place on 29th Oct 2017.
A Curtain Raiser of this event was held on 20 Sep’ 2017 at The Oberoi Grand Kolkata. Mr Bhaichung Bhutia, former Indian Football Team Captain was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Sh R P Singh, IPS Addl Director General (Eastern Command), Sh P S R Anjaneyulu, I PS, Inspector General BSF, South Bengal Frontier, Smt Aparna Anjaneyulu, BWWA President South Bengal Frontier, BSF officials, Dignitaries and Officials from different departments were also present in this occasion.
This Marathon comprises of three categories i.e 21 Kms (18 yrs and above). 10 Kms (15 yrs and above) and 5 Kms (all age groups) and all are open for both males and females. Participants can register their names either on online portal –www.sb.bsf.gov.in or offline mode till 28th October , 2017 by paying minimal charges.