Ranchi: Around 8,000 people from across the country and abroad took part in the fourth edition of ran-o-thon half marathon here on Sunday.
Sports minister Amar Kumar Bauri, secretary Rahul Sharma and director Anil Kumar felicitated the winners.
I hope the organisers get the event affiliated to the world marathon body next year,” Kosgei said.The winners and runners up of 10km men and women’s category received cash prize of Rs 75,000 and Rs 50,000 each.
The top three winners were awarded Rs 2 lakh, Rs 1 lakh and Rs 50,000 as cash prize.Dimple Singh (Uttar Pradesh) emerged the winner of the 21km women’s half marathon, followed by Jyoti Singh (also from UP) and Shyamali Singh (Jharkhand’s Seraikela).
The winners and runners-up of all the categories were awarded with cash prize.Karan Singh, an Army jawan from Haryana, came first in 21km men’s category, followed by Anish Thapa of Meghalaya in the second position and Rajasthan’s Harishankar Sharma in the third spot.
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