Around 100 marathoners will hit the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) runway on May 8.
While marathons on runways are common at international airports like New York’s JFK and London’s Heathrow, this is the first time that such an event is being conducted at an airport in India. A BIAL official said the marathon will be held from 12.45pm to 2.15pm on May 8 as part of KIA’s 10th anniversary celebrations. “This will not affect airport operations as the marathon will be held when the runwayisclosedfor its weekly maintenance.”
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