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New route introduced for the sixth edition of marathon run on Dec 15 in Kolkata

Kolkata, Dec 11 (UNI) The new route introduced for the 25K and 10K on December 15
is for the benefit of all participants and citizens of Kolkata.
One of the most important aspects of the route-is that, it is a single way route, as it
announced at a sport clinic here today .
This will drastically help reduce traffic congestion and will not disturb the citizens.
The elite athletes will also get a clear, clean route.
The course for the only 25km World Athletics silver label race runs through iconic
landmarks of the city including – Park street, Birla Mandir, Eden Gardens, Victoria
Memorial, Sardar Sarovar Stadium among others.
Procam International, promoters of the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, also outlined
arrangements that are in place for Sunday next, including medical facilities, new
route and other facilities for the benefit of the participants.
New route: Holding Area (Rangers Ground) - Western Flank of Red Road in front of
Md. Sporting Ground - Red Road (Western flank) –Khidderpore Road (Northern
flank) - Right turn on Hastings Crossing – St. Georges Gate Road (Western Flank) -
Strand Road (Western Flank) - Right turn – Kingsway (Southern flank) – R R Avenue
(Southern flank) – Mayo Road – Right turn - J L Nehru Road (Western flank) – Left
turn near Outram Road crossing - Park Street (Southern flank) - Right on Park Circus
7 Point Crossing - Syed Amir Ali Avenue (Western flank) - Ashutosh Chowdary
Avenue (Western flank) - Gariahat Flyover (Western flank) – Right turn on Golpark -
Southern Avenue (Southern flank)) – Right turn – S P Mukherjee Road (Western flank)
- Hazra Crossing – Left turn - Hazra Road –Kalighat Bridge - Judges Court Road –
Right turn - Hasting Park Road – Right turn - Belvedere Road - Bhawani Bhawan –
Belvedere Road – Cross National Library – Right turn - Alipore Road (Western flank) –
Cross Alipore Zoo – Zeerut Bridge - Left turn - AJC Bose Road - Hastings Crossing -
Right Turn - Khidderpore Road (Southern flank) - Right Turn - Lovers Lane (foul) -
Hospital Road (Western flank) - U Turn before A.J.C. Bose Road/D.
In a heart-warming gesture that reflects the spirit of Kolkata, an impressive INR 61
lakhs has been raised for charity at the sixth edition of Tata Steel Kolkata 25K, the
world's only IAAF Silver Label race to be held on December 15.
This mass participation event is today one of the largest sporting platforms for
Philanthropy in East India.
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