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Ladakh LG assures support to ‘Kargil International Marathon’

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KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT

Ladakh Lieutenant Governor Brigadier BD Mishra has assured full support to the 6th Edition of Kargil International Marathon 2023 which will be organized by ‘Sarhad Pune’ in association with Ladakh Autonomous, Hill Development Council Kargil, Ladakh Police, and Ladakh District Administration.

The 6th Kargil International Marathon will be organized in Kargil this year on September 17, 2023. The marathon format is 5 km, 10 km, 21 km half marathon, and 42 km full marathon with a total cash prize of Rs. 8 lakh rupees and is authorized by the Athletics Federation of India and the International Federation.

As per a statement, a delegation of Sarhad Pune comprising, Sanjay Nahar, Dr. Shailesh Pagaria, and Suyog Zende met Ladakh LG BD Mishra at his residence.

On this occasion, the LG said the Kargil International Marathon would increase the flow of tourists in Kargil and provide employment to local people on a large scale. This marathon is getting tremendous response this year, and over 5000 runners are going to participate in it, some of them enjoying international fame. [KNT]

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