Registration for the seventh annual Dhiraagu Maldives Road Race is to close on Sunday (June 9), with participants and NGOs being encouraged to use the event as a platform for fund raising.
The race, which will see participants running a single lap of the outskirts of Male’, is scheduled to start at 4:00pm on June 28 from the Raalhugandu area in the capital.
Organisers have said that runners will also compete for cash prizes during this years event, which is once again dedicated to raising awareness about child abuse prevention.
Other awards will be presented to the most successful school teams on the day, while special accolades will also be given for the fastest participants aged 45 and over.
An estimated 2,500 participants took part in last year’s race.
Participants can either register in person by submitting their registration form at Dhiraagu customer front offices or online at the event’s official website.