CMSH-Tuffman India to hold maiden Ultra Marathon in city next Feb

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ROOPA LALL
Port Blair
6 Jul 2017

In bid to promote healthy lifestyle, the Chakraborty Multi-Specialty Hospital here has teamed up with Tuffman India to organize the maiden and first of its kind Ultra Marathan in the city tentatively in the month of February 2018. Speaking to scribes, Dr Sudip Chakraborty of CMSH, informed that talks are underway with the local administration to ensure proper arrangements for the event. “The Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman was enthused after learning about Tuffman India, a community of people dedicated to sports enthusiasts of India. He has assured to render all possible support including blocking date for the proposed marathon proposed to be held from Cellular Jail to Corbyn’s Cove,” informed Dr Chakraborty.
The Managing Director of Tuffman India, Mr Sanjay Mangla told that to begin with the ultra marathon will be held in four categories – 20 km, 30 km and 50 km and 80 km for age-group of above 15 years. Entry fee of Rs 1800/- will be charged from islanders for the 20 km and 30 km marathon and Rs 3000/- for non-islanders. For the 50 km and 80 km run, entry fee of Rs 6000/- will be charged from all uniformly and all participants will be provided T-shirts and other necessary gears. Successful participants will be awarded with a special Tuffman trophy, certificates and refreshments and a family brunch will be organized for all of them with their families, said Mr Mangla.
“Tuffman India solicits support and participation from people of these islands. Our such marathons organized in other parts of the country and abroad have witnessed stupendous successful as Tuffman runs will make you learn about yourself, about being a tough man that resides inside every one,” added Mr Mangla.
Tuffman India is dedicated for Ultra – Running, Cycling and Swimming for all the Ultra – sports enthusiasts of India. It is a sports community for people who want to challenge themselves, discover life and do those things that they are passionate about. Tuffman India brings those tough people out of their body, implant that toughness in mind and help them discover their real tuff soul.