IMPHAl June 21: Under the theme “Run for Loktak”, a mini marathon was organized by Loktak Development Authority and Loktak Brigade ( Red Shield Division) today.
The mini marathon of the male category was flagged off from Bishnupur by brigadier Laove Verma, commander of 73 Mountain Brigade and for the girls by the brigadier’s better half Preety Verma from Ningthoukhong.
The male category of the mini marathon which was 16 kms long had 117 runners, while the female category had 31 runners
The mini marathon which commenced from Bishnupur concluded at Moirang INA complex.
The winners of the male category are Tonjam Dharmendra Meitei of Keikol Mamang Leikai, Thounaojam Santosh of Lamshang and Longjam Kishan from Sanjembam, they were awarded cash prizes of Rs.10 thousand, six thousand and four thousand respectively.
In the women’s category, Premila Devi of Yairipok took the first position, Ch Sonia of Malam Tuliyaima and Bijeshwori of Karam Makha Leikai in the second and third position, they received cash awards of Rs five thousand, three thousand and two thousand respectively.
Other consolation prizes for the participants were also awarded.