IMPHAL, July 11: Marking the Kang festival and sending a message of peace and prosperity a 10 km run was organised by 18 Sikh regiment under 9 Sector Assam Rifles – IGAR (S), Wangoi Police and the local youth clubs, today.
A statement issued by the PRO IGAR (S) said the run participated by a total of 500 children below fifteen years of age and over 400 youths of Wangoi area was flagged off from Hayanthang Bridge and concluded at the Mayalambi College.
The event was attended by commanding officer 18 Sikh regiment who was the chief guest.
Addl SP Pushpanjali, IPS and SDPO Singjmei Vikramjit also attended the event added the release.
Further according to the statement, the event was conducted under the three categories of men, women and children (under 15 years).
The run was followed by a prize distribution ceremony wherein fiv runnersfrom each categories received prizes which were distributed by CO 18 Sikh regiment and addl SP Pushpanjali.
Various consolation prizes were also distributed during the prize distribution ceremony, added the release.