The event was held on 6th August 2018 at 6.40 am with the participants of 125 runners from various countries and home. the event was graced by Hon. Sanath Jayasurya former Sri Lankan Cricket team captain and ex. Members of parliament. KP. Nuwan Sahabandu of colombo district became the winner of the Half marathon while T. Kelum of Colombo district and P. Thasaran of BAtticoloa district secured the second and third paces respectively.
On August 13, 2017, The Arugam Bay Development Forum hosted the second annual Arugam Bay Half Marathon for 92 runners throughout picturesque Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka. The second year of the event, like the first, drew runners from multiple countries to run 13.1 miles on a warm, overcast day near the ocean.
It’s a priviledge to be published in an international magazine. Our Arugam Bay half marathon 2016 has been published in German magazine. Hope this will bring more attention towards Arugam Bay Half-Marathon.
Arugam Bay Development Forum, have decided to organize and conduct a historical run with the theme of “run for education.” Along with the involvement of our local community, we would like to include foreigners as well to run in the marathon.