Mokokchung Marathon 2018 on Mar 22


Mokokchung, March 20: The Mokokchung Marathon 2018 organized by the Mokokchung Press Club (MPC) in partnership with the Water and Sanitation Support Organization (WSSO), PHED – Mokokchung Division in commemoration of World Water Day on the theme ‘Nature for Water’ will be held on March 22.
Altogether marathon runners from Mokokchung, Tuensang, Zunehboto and other places have already confirmed their participation. Prize money amounting to a total of Rs 1 lakh along with certificates will be awarded to the winners of the marathon in both the male and female categories.
The male runners will run 13.2 Km while the female runners will run 5.2 kilometres. There is no bar for participation – age, community, or gender.
The prize money has been set at Rs 20,000 (1st), Rs 15,000 (2nd) and Rs 10,000 (3rd) for the male category. For the female category (since the route is shorter) the prize has been set at Rs 15,000 (1st), Rs 10,000 (2nd) and 5,000 (3rd). Besides, there will also be consolation prizes for 15 runners (10 male and 5 females) who make through after the winners.
(Page News Service)