Hundreds participate in Kashmir cross country run

The marathon was flagged off by secretary Youth Services and Sports, Sarmad Hafeez who was the chief guest on the occasion.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Sep 13 2018 1:24AM | Updated Date: Sep 13 2018 1:24AM
Hundreds participate in Kashmir cross country runRepresentational Pic

In a bid towards healthy society and with the aim to bring sports awareness, J&K State Sports Council today organized a marathon, “Kashmir cross country run 2018” from Nehru Park to Nishat, Srinagar.

More than 1200 athletes including coaches, sportspersons and students participated in the marathon.

The marathon was flagged off by secretary Youth Services and Sports, Sarmad Hafeez who was the chief guest on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Sarmad Hafeez appreciated the efforts of J&K Sports Council for organising the marathon and ensuring participation of youth in large number. He assured full support of the government to the sportspersons in the state for providing them with required facilities to further hone their skills and participate at various levels.

Among the senior section, Tariq Khan with the timing of 25.9.42 bagged first place while as Muneer Dar and Hans Raj got 2nd and 3rd positions respectively with the timings of 25.14.36 and 25.56.36.

Under junior category, Sheikh Saqibul Raheem got 1st place with the timing of 27.17.55 and GulbadanHikmatyar and Muzamil Hussain got 2nd and 3rd positions respectively with the timing of 27.22.82 and 27.39.98.

 

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