One of the most prestigious Marathon events of Chhattisgarh State with very attractive cash rewards was hosted by Santosh Rungta Group of Institutions, Bhilai-Raipur in Raipur, The state capital on 4th of October,2013.
The event had a very relevant social awareness cause associated with it and it was aptly named "YUVA" (Youth United for Voting Awareness). This attracted huge participation from youth and sports enthusiast as well as professional athletes from all across the state. Some 5000 students and young enthusiasts participated in this event.
It was a spectacle show of enthusiasm, color and youth energy at this marathon event, wherein participants wore colorful "YUVA" t-shirts, played skits to create awareness for voting rights and finally the run was flagged off by energetic chief guest of the day – Shri Dipanshu Kabra, the young DGP of the state. Thousands of Tricolor balloons were sent up in the sky to create a spectacular sight.