Cricketing great Rahul Dravid unveiled the theme for the Manipal Marathon 2020 at Marena on 23rd April 2019. The theme, Run for Organ Donation, aims to raise awareness about organ donation and encourage people to undertake this noble act.
On 17th February, thousands of participants ran together as a part of Manipal Marathon−organised by Manipal Academy of Higher Education, in association with Manipal Runners’ Club and Udupi District Amateur Athletics Association.
“While I was in the wheelchair, I realised that you can’t take even simple things, like running, for granted.” Sakshi Maheshwari, a final year KMC student, battled against all odds after she met with a serious road accident. In an interview with The MIT Post, she talks about her love for marathon running and the power of positive thinking.