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Race news LSR Colombo Marathon

14 August 2023, 11am

Organisers’ statement

LSR Colombo Marathon 2023 cancelled

LSR Colombo Marathon
Sun 8 October 2023

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It is with deep regret that we are forced to inform you of the cancellation of this year's LSR Colombo Marathon which was scheduled to be held on 8 October 2023.

The prevailing economic recession in Sri Lanka is having a profound impact on the business community, affecting both financial stability and resources. We have carefully evaluated the current circumstances in relation to the organising of our Event.

Judging by the growth that it has had during the past, this year’s Edition is expected to have substantial participation numbers which in turn will result in significant costs being associated with it. Planning and executing such a large-scale Event with limited resources will not be feasible.

Taking these factors into consideration, we have agreed that it will become increasingly challenging for us to proceed with the conducting of the event this year. Hence the decision.

We understand the disappointment this news might bring, especially to those who were eagerly looking forward to the event. However, we remain committed to strengthen our core business of inbound tourism. With a gradual recovery in our business operations, we are optimistic about our ability to host the LSR Colombo Marathon next year.

We sincerely appreciate your understanding and ongoing support during these challenging times.

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