Abraham, Jacqueline likely to participate in Goa Marathon
Bollywood superstars John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez are likely to participate at the March 3 second annual Spree Goa Marathon 2013, organized to raise funds to provide shelter for homeless kids and needy.
The marathon is a joint initiative of BITS Pilani, El Shaddai Child Rescue and Habitat for Humanity Speaking to media persons on Saturday, Chairman of the organizing committee M M Ibrahim said that funds raised at this event would be used for building safe homes for people from marginalized communities and underprivileged children.
He said that efforts are on to get Bollywood celebrities John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez to solicit participation of public for the event. The event will feature two runs- 21km half marathon and the 5km open and charity run.
The marathon course will run along the river Mandovi from Miramar beach through Panjim to Old Goa and back. The winners (both male and female) in the 21km marathon, will be awarded cash prize of Rs 30,000, Rs 25,000 and Rs 15,000 while in the 5km run, prizes of Rs 10,000 and Rs 5,000 will be awarded. [H]