The Nautica Goa Beach Run 2014
Date: Sunday, 23rd February, 2014.
Venue: Colva Beach, South Goa.
What Is The Nautica Goa Beach Run?
If you are one of the few sick of running on the tarmac right amidst honking of the cars, chokeful pollution and bickering pedestrians, it’s time you give your shoes some rest and gallop barefeet on the pristine beaches of Goa! The Nautica Goa Beach Run, as the name suggests, is all set to take place across 21 kilometre half marathon on the shores of the Goan beaches!
To be held on 23rd of February, Sunday, at Colva Beach, the run will be along the beaches of Utorda, Betalbatim, Majorda and Arrosim, all the way till Velsao. A run like no other, you’d get to kick the sand, bask in the sun and wet your legs if the urge kicks in! And who knows, you might spot some dolphins while you are at it!
The Nautica Goa Beach Run has something for everybody. The hardened professional runners can opt for the serene yet gruelling 21 kilometre Half Marathon while the frequent runners can go for the 10 kilometre one. If a hardcore run is not your thing but you are keen on stretching your muscles and giving them legs a nice workout while being mesmerized by the Goan beach, then the 5 kilometre Beach Frolic is just for you! The events are held in the following manner:
1. 21kms Half marathon (06:00 A.M.)
2. 10 kms run (06:45 A.M.)
3. 5 km Beach frolic (08:00 A.M.)
As for the viewers you have come there to cheer for the event, there’s Music, food courts, post race brunch party, food & beer, live bands, a splash of colour and loads of carnival fun, fashionable and cool merchandise and apparels to keep them busy.
There are more than 3,00,000 INR worth of prizes to be won for winners of all the races.
Medical aid, official certificates and refreshment facilities are available for runners.
Eager participants can register on the following link.
The admission fee for the runs are:
21 km half marathon – Rs. 900/-
10Km run – Rs. 500/-
5km Beach Frolic – Rs. 100/-
Event tee shirts – Rs. 350/- (smart, dri fit, sleeveless running tees Click to view)
Post run party inclusive of food & beer – Rs 850/-