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Home » Chandigarh » Rishab, Gurdeep, Inderjit and Harjit emerged winners of Chandigarh Half Marathon in different age groups.

Rishab, Gurdeep, Inderjit and Harjit emerged winners of Chandigarh Half Marathon in different age groups.

Around 1000 runners participated in the Chandigarh Half Marathon to mark World Health Day.

Chandigarh: Rishabh won the BM Education Chandigarh Half Marathon organized to mark the World Health Day which kicked off from Chandigarh Club on Sunday, Rishab won the title by surpassing 83 other competitors  in his age group of 18 to 29 years. Gurdeep Singh stood first in 30 to 39 years age category while Inderjit Singh positioned first in the age group of 40 to 49 years. Harjit Singh, who has won many titles at the national level, once again ranked first in the 50 to 59 years age category. Jaskaran Singh won in the 60 plus category while Gurphool Singh claimed 70 plus category.

 

In the women’s category, the half marathon title was won by Pariksha Tiwari while Bhuvaneshwari won in the 30 to 39 age group. Swati Mittal was the winner in the 40 to 49 age category while Paramjeet Kaur stood first in the 50 plus category.

Organizer and race director Anil Mohan said that the purpose of organizing the half marathon in different age groups was to honor as many  winners so that they can continue to perform best in the future by adopting the marathon culture. This race started from Chandigarh Club, took a turn from IT Park and ended at the venue . The theme of the half marathon was – ‘Run against drugs, run for life’ was well participated by around 1000 runners.

 

There was widespread enthusiasm among the runners in the 10 kilometer race. In the men’s category, Harnam Singh stood first in the 14 to 19 age group, while Aditya Pratap Singh lift the title in the 20 to 29 age group. Deepak Kumar was declared the winner in the 30 to 39 age group while Gurjant Singh got the first place in the 40 to 49 age group. Dr. Satish Sharma was the winner in the 50 plus category while Balwinder Singh was the winner in the 60 plus category.

 

In the women’s category under 20, Nandini Singh won the title, while in the 20 to 29 age group, Prisha Thapar emerged as the winner. Manisha was the winner in the Under 40 category while Surender  stood first in the Under 50 category. Harpreet Kaur positioned first in the 50 plus category.

 

Five and two kilometer fun runs were also organized wherein a massive enthusiasm was seen among the youth and children. 

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