Over 2000 runners from different parts of India took part in the third edition of the Kakching World War II Memorial Run, Manipur 2022 Sunday in support of the zeal and efforts of Kakching Runners for bringing a healthy society and the environment free from pollution.
MLA Mayanglanbam Rameshwar and Former Boxing World Champion Laishram Sarita flagged off the run, which event was held at Khunjampat Ground Kakching Wairi in Kakching district Manipur.
In the 21 km run competition for the category 18 to 35 years, female Tayenjam Russia BIB No 2105, Makakmayum Minarashi from Yairipok Tulihal Mayai Leikai BIB No 2103 and Lily BIB No 2102 stood first, second and third positions respectively. In the 36 to 45 years category female, Ranjana BIB No 2106 and Sunita BIB No 2220 stood first and second positions respectively.
In the male category 18 to 35 years Lr Luther from Assam BIB No.2128, Rajeev BIB No 2135 and Manoubi BIB No 2129 stood first, second and third positions respectively.
For 36 to 45 years male category, NP Singh BIB No 2156, Tlanding BIB No 2167 and Sahadat BIB No 2159 won first, second and third positions respectively.
In the 46 to 55 years male category, Rudreswor BIB No 2177, Bimol Chandra Das BIB No 2192 and Bikhyat BIB No 2169 stood first, second and third positions respectively.
For 56 to 99 years male category, Paresh Chandra BIB No 2180, Shyam BIB No 2232 and Nimai Singh BIB No 2196 won first, second and third positions respectively.
In the male category, 18 to 35, Lr Luther ran 21 km at 1:09:25, Rajeev at 1:09:28, Manoubi at 1:10:28.
In the 36 to 45 category, NP Singh at 1:16:14, Tlanding at 1:17:24 and Sahadat at 1:23:13.
In the 46 to 55 years Rudreswor at 1:26:09, Bimol Chandra Das at 1:32:43 and Bikhyat at 1:36:21.
For 56 to 99 years Paresh Chandra at 1:44:10, Shyam at 2:00:43 and Nimai Singh at 2:07:40.
In the female category 18 to 35, Tayenjam Russia ran 21 km at 1:35:54, Makakmayum Minarashi at 1:36:36 and Lily at 1:37:59.
In the category 36 to 45 Ranjana ran 21 km at 1:52:03 and Sunita at 1:55:24.
In the 10 km fun run, over 1000 runners, including male and female, young and aged, students and teachers, children and adults took part and felt the happiness of running together for a cause of bringing a healthy society.