World’s only Barefoot Marathon at Pollibetta, Kodagu, India on Dec.8

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    World’s only Barefoot Marathon at Pollibetta, Kodagu, India on Dec.8
    By Star of Mysore



    The 5th Edition of the world’s only Barefoot Marathon for the people of Kodagu will take place at Pollibetta in Kodagu on Dec.8, under the joint aegis of The Coorg Wellness Foundation and Milind Soman.

    The category-wise prize money is as follows: 42-km: Rs.42,000 – 1st place and Rs.30,000 – 2nd place; 21-km: Rs.21,000 – 1st place and Rs.12,000 – 2nd place; 10-km: Rs.10,000 – 1st place and Rs.7,000 – 2nd place; 5-km: Rs.5,000 – 1st place and Rs.2,000 – 2nd place; 1.5-km: Medals only.

    Only fully barefoot runners and local residents of Kodagu will receive cash awards; Non-resident winners of the above categories will be given goodie bags with local produce. Any form of transport to complete the run will immediately disqualify eligibility of cash award.

    To learn more, please visit: https://starofmysore.com/worlds-only-barefoot-marathon-at-pollibetta-on-dec-8/
     
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    Now that levels the playing field. Take away the technology and see what the human body can do. I'll be looking forward to reading the report from the run. It would be great if there were some Kenyans that would give it a go barefoot to see what times could be set without hi-tech shoes.

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    I agree 100%!
     
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