10 thousand people participated in marathon, made aware against cancer and drugs


Dialogue Associate, Sangrur:

Half Marathon ‘The Run and Fun’ was organized under the arrangements of the District Olympic Association as part of the awareness campaign being run against the drug and cancer by the district administration under the Punjab Mission of the Punjab Government. In which more than ten thousand sports lovers took part.

In addition to the chief guests at the Cui Marathon starting from the city’s War Heroes Stadium, players from every section made aware of the government’s cancer awareness campaign through the markets. The marathon flag was flagged off by cabinet ministers Vijayindra Sigla, DC Ghanshyam Thori, DC Income Tax Dr Gagan Kundra and ASP IPS Aditya as joint guests.

Speaking on the occasion, Sigla said that a special effort has been made by the Punjab Government to make people aware for the prevention of cancer and the prevention of cancer, which is highly appreciated. District Sangrur ranks first in implementing awareness programs. Ninety percent of patients visiting Tata’s Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital at Civil Hospital, Sangrur, are treated free of cost by qualified doctors. DC Thori said that the cycle rallies, marathons, diva runs and fun runs that took place in Sangrur during the past years had received good support from the people. To which he thanked the city residents. A colorful program was also organized on this occasion. In the marathon, Ilius Matu took the first place with 1 hour 5 minutes 32 seconds, while Hara finished second by 1 hour 7 minutes 1 second, Barimin Kipruto finished third with 1 hour 7 minutes 16 seconds, one lakh, 51 thousand, 31 thousand rupees were received on the spot. After that, the first two places in the Diva Run were runners-up winners from Kenya. First place was won by Karen Jebet Miao 35 minutes 18 seconds, second place Sally Jabivot Karui 36 minutes nine seconds. Third place in the competition Bharti was awarded the amount of 51 thousand, 31 thousand and 21 thousand respectively after completing the race in 37 minutes 23 seconds. On this occasion, the Motor Bikers and Cycle Awareness Rally was organized in collaboration with Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital. In which Chiman veteran Harley Davidson and Enfield Bikers participated. On this occasion Dr. Anbumani and his team from Homi Bhabha Hospital specially attended. In the Samagam, under the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Campaign, 250 students of various schools of the district were provided with paper spray to protect themselves. Anbumani and his team were particularly involved. In the Samagam, under the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Campaign, 250 students of various schools of the district were provided with paper spray to protect themselves.

Indian Oil, Raisila, SDIC, Avani, KRBL, HM Steam etc. contributed in the sports meet. Additional DC Rajidar Singh Batra, SDM Babandeep Singh, Assistant Commissioner General Ankur Mahidru, Assistant Commissioner Grievre Latif Ahmed, Assistant Commissioner Under Training Devdarshandeep Singh, DSP Satpal Sharma, District Mall Officer Gagandeep Singh, District Sports Officer Yograj, along with other officers, leaders on the spot And sports lovers were present.


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