Wizcraft SportzActive joins KAA for Bengaluru Marathon

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Mumbai, Aug 18 (UNI) Wizcraft SportzActive, a division of Wizcraft International Entertainment, today announced its partnership with the Karnataka Athletic Association (KAA) to jointly organise the Bengaluru International Marathon for the next 10 years.

This year's edition is slated for November 23 and the event would turn green, taking up the cause of saving environment.

Wizcraft, in a release here, said in keeping with its commitment to highlight issues and solutions with regard to environmental degradation and sustainable development, the Bengaluru Marathon will focus on galvanising the people of Bengaluru and the nation at large, to focus on how they could help save the planet. Hence, the tagline ''RUN FOR GREEN''.

This year the focal point is afforestation and SportzActive will work along with partners such as The Green Globe Foundation, launched at the recent IIFA, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and The Energy&Resource Institute (TERI).

The Bengaluru International Marathon is the only full marathon (42.195 KM) to be recognised by the KAA and is also a member of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and accredited with the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF). The registration for the Bengaluru International Marathon opens in the first week of September, 2008.

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