On the 15th of March, runners from across the country took part in The Dhaka Half Marathon. The event has quickly accumulated a cult following. It has become a melting pot of health enthusiasts from all walks of life. Every winter, both professional and amateur runners aim for gold in the showcase event. The race starts from Hatirjheel and the scenic route takes runners past some of the capital’s most iconic landmarks and buildings. The predominantly flat and fast course makes it ideal for beginners. Length of the Mini and Half Marathon are 7.5KM and 21.1KM respectively.