Lonely Planet Writer

Bengaluru marathon runners go wrong way, take the Metro

Bengaluru marathon.
Bengaluru marathon. Image by Nagesh Kamath / CC BY-SA 2.0

This years’ marathon in Bengaluru descended into farce as the lead runners went the wrong way, leading the whole pack astray. The pilot vehicle leading the runners reportedly made a wrong turn and the runners followed, ending up kilometres off course. The race was subsequently abandoned and runners were reduced to begging passers-by for change to take the Metro back to the finish line. Read more: timesofindia.indiatimes.com