Mangaluru: With Brand Ambassadors as celebrities including Miss India Universe Divita Rai to be part of the event, preparations are afoot for the first ever Mangaluru Triathlon that will take Mangalore by storm on April 9.
Along with the pageant diva, Indian Badminton star Chirag Shetty who played pivotal role in India’s victory in the Coveted Thomas Cup last year and Ironman of India with diverse distinctions in endurance sports Dr. Anand Patil are the brand ambassadors of the mega event.
As an icing on the cake, the Mountain Girl famed Prime Minister’s Bal Puraskar Awardee Kamya Karthikeyan has accepted the invitation to be part of the event to cheer the athletes. Kamya has already accomplished a rare feat of climbing the highest mountain peaks of 5 continents, thus inspiring the younger generation.
Tapasya Foundation Charitable Trust, an organisation that provides palliative and hospice care to terminally ill cancer patients, is organising Mangaluru Triathlon on April 9. The triathlon is an endurance multisport race that consists of swimming, cycling, and running. Sportspersons from all over the country are expected to participate in the event which is first of its kind happening in the state. The event will start with a 1.5 km sea swimming at Thannirbavi Beach followed by 40 kms of Cycling till Mudipu on the outskirts of the City and culminating in a 10 km running at Mudipu.
For further information and registration details, please visit the website at www.mangalurutriathlon.com