Crisp climate no obstacle for Munnar marathon.
Several individuals, including outsiders, took an interest in the main high-elevation marathon held at Munnar on Saturday.
The 71-km ultra-marathon started from ATC Stadium in Old Munnar at 4 a.m. Twenty people participated in it.
The 42.10-km full marathon was hailed off at 5.15 a.m., 21.1 - km half marathon at 6.30 a.m., and seven-km 'keep running for the sake of entertainment marathon,' at 10 a.m.
In spite of the crisp climate, about 800 individuals took an interest in the marathon. It was another experience for the members and guests in Munnar. Countless individuals saw the occasion.
L.L. Meena, a Delhi inhabitant and an Army official in Jammu and Kashmir, won the primary spot in the ultra-marathon while Munnar Eco Nagar occupant Murthy won the second place. The half marathon was hailed off by cricketer Sreesanth.
Kestrel Adventures sorted out the occasion with a view to advancing enterprise tourism in Munnar.
Munnar is a town and slope station situated in the Idukki locale of the southwestern Indian condition of Kerala. Munnar is arranged at around 5,200 ft over the ocean level. The name Munnar is accepted to signify "three waterways", alluding to its area at the intersection of the Mudhirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly streams. Munnar town is arranged on the Kannan Devan Hills town in Devikulam taluk and is the biggest panchayat in the Idukki region covering a region of about 557 square kilometers.
Munnar is all around associated by both National roadways, state expressways and provincial streets. The town lies in the Kochi - Dhanushkodi National roadway, around 130 km from Cochin.
The closest significant railroad stations are at Ernakulam and Aluva around 140 kilometers. The Nearest Functioning Railway station is at Udumalaipettai.
The closest air terminal is Cochin International Airport, which is 110 kilometers away. The Coimbatore and Madurai airplane terminals is 165 km from Munnar.