Half Marathon, Run for Fun by ANC

Port Blair
8 Oct 2018

As part of its 18th Raising Day celebrations, the Andaman and Nicobar Command organised Half Marathon and Run for Fun at Military Station Birchgunj on Sunday. The event was open for all the Command personnel and their families. It included a 5 km Run for Fun and a 100 meter race for children of age group upto ten years. The Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command, Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, ADC, flagged off the event from Bheema Sports Complex at Birchgunj. Large number of enthusiastic families and children participated in the event. The 21 km Half Marathon commenced from Chidiyatapu and finished at Nariyal Bageecha in  Birchgunj.  The Half Marathon saw stiff competition and was won by Sepoy H Khangham of 15 ASSAM Regiment who clocked 01 hour 23 mins. Second position on the podium was taken by Sepoy Palaniswamy of 154 TA Bn (Bihar). The Commander-in-Chief, Andaman Nicobar Command, congratulated the winners and gave away the prizes and medals.