Anantnag March 30: The 2nd Annual Marathon titled “Run for Fun” was conducted by J&K Police South Kashmir Range Anantnag under Civic Action Programme from Water Treatment Plant Bumzoo to Dak Bungalow Khanabal. A large number of youth from District Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian, Pulwama and PD Awantipora participated in the Marathon. The Marathon was flagged off by DIG of Police South Kashmir Range Anantnag Shri Swayam Prakash Pani, who alongwith the police officials participated in the event to boost the morale of the participants. Younis Mushtaq Reshi R/O Verinag won the Marathon while as Asif Gani Khanday R/O Qazigund and Raashid Farooq Reshi R/O Verinag secured 2nd and 3rd position respectively. They completed the Marathon of 10 Kms in 43, 46 and 47 minutes respectively.
The Prize distribution ceremony was conducted in the premises of Dak Bungalow Khanabal and the winners were given cash prize of Rs. 20000/-, 15000/- and 10000/- respectively by DIG SKR Anantnag. Each participant was given a participation certificate and 1st 50 runners received medals as well.
Speaking on the occasion DIG SKR praised the enthusiasm of the youth and assured that J&K Police will help the youth in honing their sports talent by conducting such events.He also thanked the participants for their participation.