The Udupi District Athletic Association and SyndicateBank will organise a half marathon here on March 10.

President of the Association Balakrishna Hegde told presspersons here on Thursday that the theme of the marathon — SyndicateBank Udupi Half Marathon-2013 — would be: ‘Run for health’.

SyndicateBank was sponsoring the marathon for the sixth successive year. The marathon would cover 21km. The marathon would be conducted separately for men and women.

The first prize, in both men’s and women’s category, is Rs. 25,000; the second prize is Rs. 15,000 and the third prize is Rs. 10,000.