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Assam Rifles promotes ‘Fit India Movement’ with third edition of half marathon

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HT Bureau
GUWAHATI, Nov 26: Assam Rifles organised the third edition of a half marathon on November 26 at
the headquarters of Directorate General Assam Rifles, Laitkor, Shillong, to promote the ‘Fit India
The run was open to all individuals aged above 18 years, both men and women, displaying the spirit
of unity in diversity and promoting National Unity. The event took place against the backdrop of the
scenic and majestic hills of East Khasi district at Laitkor and saw massive and enthusiastic
participation from serving personnel and families of Assam Rifles, 101 Area, Eastern Air Command,
CRPF, CISF, SSB, and Meghalaya Police.
Cross-country runners from all over the country participated in both physical and virtual modes,
presenting a challenge to the runners of the Armed Forces and CAPFs. The run was divided into two
categories of 21 kms and 10 kms, each having its own age groups. A total of 747 people participated
in the 21 kms half marathon, and 694 in the 10 kms run in both physical and virtual modes.
Meghalaya Governor Phagu Chauchan graced the occasion as the chief guest and appreciated the
enthusiasm and spirit of the participants and spectators. The event not only promoted fitness but
also showcased the unity and diversity of participants from various armed forces and police

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