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30,000 likely to run in Delhi Half Marathon.

THE fifth Airtel Delhi Half Marathon ( ADHM) will be held on September 30, it was announced on Thursday.

A total of 30, 000 participants are expected to participate, which has the theme ' Make Friends with Delhi'. It has a prize money of $ 210, 000. The event will have four categories -- half marathon, ( 21.097 km), senior citizens' run ( 4.3 km), wheelchair run ( 4.3 km) and The Great Delhi Run ( 7km).

The registrations for the race have already begun and will close on August 31. Usually conducted in November, the ADHM has been brought forward this year due to logistical reasons.

Encouraging women to cultivate health and fitness, Bipasha Basu, the face of the event, will be presenting an all new category called ' Bipasha Women's Brigade'. " I have been associated with the marathon for the last few years. It has been a nice experience so far. Through the all women- category, I want to promote fitness among women," Bipasha said.

" A healthy and fit woman makes for a healthy and a fitter home and a fitter home leads to a fitter society."

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