People participate in run against drugs

The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Author 2019-09-30 02:49:14

Braving rains, hundreds of people participated in ‘Run Against Drug Abuse’ on Sunday. Thrill Zone had organised the 6th edition of ‘Punjab Half Marathon’, which took off and concluded at Chandigarh Club here.

There were 20 plus handicapped people on the track, running with full power.

All the participants were given a T-shirt , medal, certificate, refreshments, energy drink , BIB with timing chip. There were different distances depending on the interest and age of the participants i.e., 21 km (Half Marathon), 10 km , 5 km (with timing chip) and 5 km (fun run, without timing chip). The flag off timings for 21 km , 10 km and 5 km respectively were 6 am , 6:15 am and 6:20 am. PC Kushwaha, the organiser, said "In a four-year long journey of Thrill Zone, we feel grateful to mark our 62nd event with this kind of response at 6th Punjab Half Marathon"

Top three winners in men and women category were announced in the 21 km half marathon.

The top three male winners were Yogesh Saini (1:18 hours), Surender Singh (1:25 hours) and Karan (1:28 hours).

The top three female winners were Monica (1:47 hours), Dr. Ambika Sahu (1:53 hours) and Simran Kochhar (1:54 hours).

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