ACCI all set to host Andaman Marathon 2020

Port Blair, Jan 06: The Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Port Blair has initiated an annual event, which is now in its 9th year, titled ‘Andaman Marathon’ with the objective to put the Andaman Islands in the global tourism map to promote and create awareness for a healthy life-style.  Our tag line is “Swatch Andaman” to create awareness among islander to keep our Islands clean.

The event is being organized in association with the Andaman & Nicobar Administration.  Over the years, the event has generated substantial interest not only in the islands but also in other parts of the country as well as internationally.

The event will be flag off from the historic Cellular Jail on Sunday the 16th February, 2020 at 0515 hrs. and also distribute the prizes to the winners at 0730 hrs. at the Netaji Stadium.

All arrangements for conducting the Andaman Marathon 2020 on 16th   February, 2020  is going on in full swing.  This year we are expecting more than 2000 participants under the following  categories:

Sl.No. Category Prizes Male Female
1. Half Marathon – Open to all (Only Indian Nationals are eligible for prize money) 1st prize

2nd prize

3rd prize

4th prize

Rs.60,000/-

Rs.40,000/-

Rs.25,000/-

Rs.15,000/-

Rs.60,000/-

Rs.40,000/-

Rs.25,000/-

Rs.15,000/-

2. 10 K Open – (Islanders only) 1st prize

2nd prize

3rd prize

4th prize

       Rs.40,000/

Rs.30,000/-

Rs.25,000/-

Rs.15,000/-

   Rs.40,000/

Rs.30,000/-

Rs.25,000/-

Rs.15,000/-

3. 10 K     Seniors (Islanders only) 1st prize

2nd prize

3rd prize

4th prize

Rs.40,000/

Rs.30,000/-

Rs.25,000/-

Rs.15,000/-

Rs.40,000/

Rs.30,000/-

Rs.25,000/-

Rs.15,000/-

4. 10 K (Boys & Girls – Islanders only) 1st prize

2nd prize

3rd prize

4th prize

Rs.30,000/

Rs.25,000/-

Rs.15,000/-

Rs.10,000/-

Rs.30,000/

Rs.25,000/-

Rs.15,000/-

Rs.10,000/-

Andaman Marathon has two events in four categories separately for male and female participants – Half Marathon; 10K – male & female;  10 K for seniors  and 10 K Boys & Girls at a total prize money of Rs.8.70 lakhs.  The event also includes a one and half kilometre ‘Run for Fun’ starting from the historic Cellular Jail and concluding at  Netaji Stadium.

The prize money has been restricted to Indian Nationals/Islanders only. Registration for all events are taking place on line or in ACCI Office. We are expecting our Brand Ambassador Shri Rahul Bose along with a Celebrity Guest to participate in the flag off at 0515 hrs. as well as the award function at Netaji Stadium at 0730 hrs.

All citizen of Port Blair are requested to join their hands so that the Andaman Marathon 2020 can be a grand success.

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