13th Manipur Mega Marathon all set to be held on Feb 16
By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Feb 12 : United Peoples' Front, Manipur is all set to conduct the 13th Manipur Mega Marathon on February 16 from 8 am onwards with Khuman Lampak as the starting point.
The marathon, which was earlier scheduled to be held in December last, is expected to witness more than 2000 male and female athletes compete in their respective categories.
The winners in both men's and women's categories will be receiving a cash reward of Rs 40,000 and a citations while the second placed and third place winners will be receiving Rs 30,000 and Rs 20,000 cash prizes respectively. Athletes of both categories finishing from 4th to 15th positions will also be receiving consolation prizes.
While seeking co-operation and assistance from all sections of the society, United Peoples' front has also appealed all to avoid any kind of bandh or general strike on the particular day and make the run a grand success. The entry form for the run can also be submitted till February 13 at the office of the United Peoples' Front, Manipur at Keishamthong Laisom Leirak.