Please consult your physician before applying to participate in the 21K Run. Irrespective of your age, we sincerely advise you to obtain a medical clearance from a registered medical practitioner / doctor before applying for the 21K Run
1. Alternate Easy & hard days of training 2. Run with others 3. Warm up & Cool down 4. Stay Hydrated and fueled up 5. Wear proper shoes & running gear 6. Mind the surface on which you run 7. Be careful of injuries 8. Listen to your body - if your body feel particularly tired one day, heed its call & take rest. 9. Taper before the race - last 21 days before the marathon. During this time, you should run less & rest a lot more by reducing your weekly & long run mileage. This allows you to fully recover from the previous workouts and prepare for the actual marathon. Your individual training schedule will have more specific information on how much should you taper your runs in the final three weeks.
Toilet & Hygiene
to lessen the chance of inconvenient bathroom issues and deal them gracefully
have been common among marathon runners. Nowadays runners are very careful with
diets whereas timing of the last meal has to be early so that your body has
enough time to fully digest the meal and get rid of the waste before race time.
In Kolkata Police Safe Drive Save Life
Half Marathon there is sufficient arrangement for toilets within the course and
runners are definitely not going to face any inconvenience.
Special tips for girl runners
If you’re menstruating, use unscented sanitary products to
avoid discomfort, and change your tampon or pad right after you run. The most
comfortable and hygienic option will be to use a menstrual cup which can
definitely make the run a comfortable one. In case of any emergency, volunteers
at medical stations are definitely going to help out.
sure you wear less clothing than you require as by overdressing you can risk
dehydration and it may prevent your body from properly cooling down. A runner
should have a regular bath or shower to help keep them clean and free of
odours. You are suggested to wear underwear and running shorts with looser
fitting and built in liners. Avoid, snug fitting underwear’s that can sometimes
cause irritation. Side by side, you must wear good quality and clean socks
which can prove out to be a great investment as it can minimize the occurrence
of painful blisters.
distance running is definitely a challenging assignment and that is why Kolkata
Police caters water, refreshment and energy drinks to the runners at various
points in the whole course of the marathon.
Police provides world class facilities at Kolkata Police Safe Drive Save Life Half Marathon. Like all popular
marathons over the world, ambulance and CCU facilities are there for all sorts
of assistance and CCU infrastructure is also accorded for emergency.
BIB Number & T-Shirt distribution
Prior to the grand event, BIB number and T-shirts
are distributed to the participants of Kolkata Police Safe Drive Save Life Half
Marathon. These are not only prerequisite for various categories on the day of
the event, but also true mementos of the occasion.