Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon going on...

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Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon going on

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:22 AM, 10 January 2021  

“Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon 2021” started from the Army Stadium on Sunday morning. Photo: Collected

“Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon 2021” started from the Army Stadium on Sunday morning. Photo: Collected

“Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Dhaka Marathon 2021” has begun on Sunday marking the homecoming day of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan inaugurated the marathon this morning.  

100 local and foreign runners have participated in the full marathon which started from Army Stadium at 06:30 am while half marathon kicked off at 6:45 am with the participation of 101 Bangladeshi and foreign runners. 

The 42.195-km full marathon and 21.097-km half marathon started from the Army Stadium and will end at Hatirjheel.

The route was Bangladesh Army Stadium-Kakoli Crossing-Kemal Ataturk Avenue-Gulshan 2-Gulshan 1-Police Plaza-Hatirjheel (complete Hatirjheel will end with four rounds). 

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