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.
It was very pleasing to note that more than 7500 runners including more than 250 foreigners from 43 countries representing all continents faced the starter at the 16th Edition of the series which was held on the 02nd of October, 2016. There were more than 800 support staff who worked tirelessly and contributed towards the success of this event.