Jammu Tawi, November 21
For the first time in J&K history, 13 runners from Jammu participated in Delhi 9th edition Airtel Half Marathon 2016 on Sunday, approx 45, 000 participants took part in this event from all over the world in different age catagories.
Jammu lads completed the said event in the given time & brought 13 medals to the state.
Those who took part in the marathon under Age category of 18 to 25 years were Ravleen Kour 02:24 :29 sec and Virender Sharma 01:41:31 sec,
In age category of 25 to 30 years, Nakul saraf
In Age category 35 to 40 years, Gaurav gupta 01:56:05 sec and Dillawar 01:56:22 sec
In Age category 40 to 45 years was Vinod padha 02:04:48 sec, under 45 to 50 years,
Pawan Sharma 02:21:34 sec, under 50 to 55 years,V K Dogra 02:10:22 Sec and Sanjay Saini 02:26:01, in age category 55 to 60 years, Rampal kapoor 01:38:32 sec and Rajesh Padha 01:47:33 sec
Under Age category 60 to 65 years, Parbhat Singh 01:47:57sec and Satish Sharma 03:13:08 sec
We are expecting more people joining next year marathon in 2016 as efforts are made under the banner of jammu dogra runners club being groomed by Rajesh Padha and Gaurav Gupta.