Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SRINAGAR, June 25: Jammu and Kashmir Police is organizing State Level Kashmir Marathon-2019 ‘Run for Peace’, on July 7, 2019 under its Civic Action Programme, here.
This was stated by In-charge ADGP Armed J&K, Danesh Rana in a meeting held at Armed Police Headquarters here today.
The ADGP said that the mega event will be organized under seven categories, i.e Full Marathon (Men), Half Marathon 21 Kms (Men), 10 Kms Road Race for Women, 8 Kms Run for Boys U-14, 6 Kms Run for Girls U-14, 2 Kms for specially-abled people and 4 Kms (Run for Fun) for both men and women.
“The marathon will be open for all and people interested in participating can register themselves at the Registration Counter, which will be established at Police Golf Course, Srinagar from July 1, 2019.
Danesh Rana after threadbare discussion entrusted responsibilities to various committees set up for the smooth conduct of the event. He expressed optimism of getting an overwhelming response from the people.
Earlier, Zahid Ahmad Lone DySP (Sports) APHQ J&K gave a detailed Power Point presentation on the sequence of activities/ arrangements significant for smooth and successful conduct of State Level Kashmir Marathon-2019 “Run for Peace”.
The main attraction for the participants would be the cash prizes that are up for grabs under various categories. An amount to the tune of Rs 4,00,000 would be distributed among the winners of the Marathon, in addition to individual trophies and certificates.
Further, T-Shirts and refreshments would also be made available to the participants. Elaborate arrangements in terms of security, traffic management, transportation, accommodation, first AID and meals etc for these participants were also discussed during the meeting.
The meeting chaired by Danesh Rana-IPS was attended by IGP Armed/ IR Kashmir Vijay Kumar, Staff Officer to ADGP Armed J&K Mahmood Ahmad SSP, Staff Officer (Sports) APHQ, Dushyant Sharma SSP and valley based Commandants of AP/ IR Battalions.