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, and warm waters of the Indian Ocean, numerous inland waterways, picturesque landscapes, and 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’s Participation was approximately over 5,500 Runners including a Foreign Participation of almost 200 runners from 29 countries covering all continents except South America.