Australian ultra marathon runner Pat Farmer to run through Goa on Feb 8

Panjim, 5 Feb 2016: En route from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, ultra marathon runner from Australia, Pat Farmer who has undertaken the Spirit of India Run is all set to step into Goa on February 8, 2016.

The excitement has built up here in Goa to welcome Pat Farmer, and Goa Tourism along with other multiple departments have made elaborate arrangements for the Australian runner during his visit to the State next week.

Farmer who initiated the run since January 26, 2016 will enter Goa in the wee hours of February 8 and will exit on February 9 after running 72 kms from Pollem to Velagar (Maharashtra).

Mr. Farmer’s Spirit of India Run is aimed at cementing relations between India and Australia; encourage tourism and personal relationships with a view to create awareness of India as a ‘Must Experience’ destination for travellers from Australia; and support causes and charity which in the current endeavour is to raise funds for education of the girl child. Read more>>


  • The annual extravaganza will take place from February 6-9

  • Collaborations of ideas between UK, South Africa and Goa entitled ‘Destination Carnival’ to mark Goa Carnaval 2016

  • Process on to select 20 floats for financial grants to improve quality and standard of float parade. King Momo Shalom Sardinha to proclaim four day reign on Saturday, February 6

  • 2016 edition of ‘Grape Escapade’ Wine and Lifestyle Festival from February 4-7

Panjim, Feb 3, 2016: The time to let down one’s hair and ramba samba to the beats of Viva Carnaval is here.

Goa Tourism and Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) have set the stage for Goa Carnaval 2016 commencing from February 6-9. Read more>>

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