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Half Marathon race competition
Kohima, Nov 3(NPN):
Published on 4 Nov. 2008 12:01 AM IST
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The District Sports Office Kohima, Department of Youth Resources and Sports informed that the half marathon (Naga Marathon) race for men for Kohima district will be held on November 8 at 5.30- 6.00 am, to start and end at Indira Gandhi, stadium. The participants willing to take part in the half marathon from Kohima district are requested to collect entry form from DSO office on any working day. “The purpose of the event is to scout for local sporting talents in the rural areas and to promote physical awareness in physical fitness and healthy living among the Nagas” stated a release from Teisobou Sekhose, DSO, Kohima The winner will represent the Kohima district at the state level half marathon to be held on Kohima on December 7. Meanwhile, the District Youth Resource Office is organizing a Half Marathon rally at Tuensang town on November 7. The age limit for participating is between 18 to 35 years. The selected top three runners-up from the district will be sponsored to participate at the Hornbill Marathon rally, Kohima to be held on the December 8, 2008. The prize for the Kohima rally carries an amount of Rs. 1 lakh. All interested people of Tuensang district are invited to participate in the rally. For registration and further information, they may contact District Sports Officer, Tuensang. The winners in the district level will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 25,000 while the first and second runners-up will get Rs 15,000 and Rs.10, 000 along with merit certificates.

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