Dhaka Half Marathon will start on 2nd March 2018 with 600 participants. Participants of both categories will start from Hatirjheel at 6 am. The half marathon participants will run 21.1 kilometers while the mini marathon participants will run 7 kilometers. The closing ceremony will be held at the parking zone of Hatirjheel in front of Police Plaza. Both male and female are participating from different corners of national and international regions.
The chief guests present at the ceremony were Mr. Akhtaruz Zaman Khan Kabir, Chairman of Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation, Mr Imtiaz Ilahi, Convener of ”Dhaka Half Marathon 2018”, Director of Dhaka Run Lords, Tamzid Siddiq Spondon, Managing Director of Thousand Miles Expeditions, Bangladesh & Base Camp Bangladesh Ltd., Shammi Rubayet Karim, Head of Marketing Communications and Services Nestlé Bangladesh Limited, Pradip Kanti Saha General Manager, Finance & Operations, Apex Footwear Limited, Mr Akira Morita Country Manager Milvik Bangladesh Limited, S M Mobasser Hossain, Chairman of ZANALA Bangladesh Ltd. and event director Fuad Ahasan Chowdhury. High level officials from the organizing companies were also present along with journalists from TV and print media who spoke in that press conference and expected co-operation from everybody to organize a successful event.