Sri Lanka well known as the " Pearl of the Indian Ocean" is fast developing in to an ideal destination for recreational activities.Its tropical weather , white sandy beaches , warm waters of the Indian Ocean , numerous inland waterways , picturesque landscapes, challenging natural terrain - all contribute in making it one of the finest recreational destinations in Asia.
Latest to be added on to the long list of activities could be done in the island is Marathon Running.
In the horizon is the LSR International Marathon - now known as the COLOMBO MARATHON
This marathon has been conducted for the last several years against obstacles, which were the reasons for the participation not being as we expected. This year we anticipate an overall participation of approximately 3,000 to 3,500 athletes.
Registration fee to charity
The entire collection from the registration fees will be donated to a school with a student population of about 2000 which needs to develop a sports playing ground for its students located in the north western province in Sri Lanka.