Srinagar, 15 October: A RUN FOR FUN event was organised at Gulgam by Kupwara Terriers and Growth Sports Academy, Kupwara.
155 students (Girls and boys) of different age groups from Army Goodwill school Wayne, Army Goodwill School Trehgam, Harvard Presentation School Bunhama and Growth Sports Academy Kupwara participated in the event.
The event had three categories 5KM (for Senior boys), 2KM for girls (from 6th to 12th) and 2KM for boys (between class 6th to 9th) and 1KM for both boys and girls under class 6th.
The following children were awarded prizes in their respective categories:
5 KM (Boys) 1st Faizal Ahmad Khan, 2nd Shahid Rashid, 3rd Mohammad Suhail
2 KM (Boys) 1st Haroon Showkat, 2nd Umer Nazir, 3rd Nazakat Ahmad
2 KM (Girls) 1st Iqra Mohammad, 2nd Sakeena Akhter, 3rd Simran Manzoor
1KM (Boys) 1st Shahid Ahmad, 2nd Yasir Ahmad , 3rd Saqib
1 KM (Girls) 1st Nighat Akhter, 2nd Masiha Bano, 3rd Mahrish Jaan
The 15 winners in their respective categories were awarded the Prizes and certificates by Col Swaraj Bhattacharya, Commanding Officer, Kupwara Terriers along with Sarpanches namely Mr Nooruddin Bhat (Gulgam C), Mr. Fayaz Ahmed (Gulgam D), Mr. Mushtaq Ahmed Teli (Gulgam B). Col Bhattacharya appreciated the enthusiasm of the participants and applauded the young children especially girls for their participation.
The prize distribution ceremony was followed by tea and snacks for all participants. The participants thanked Kupwara Terriers for providing the children this opportunity to run to celebrate the Dusshera Holiday. Kupwara Terriers, Indian Army is committed to boost the culture of sports in Kupwara & engage the youth in positive activities.
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