Scores of people participate in 12th Mega Marathon in Imphal

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Imphal (Manipur), Nov 05 (ANI): Thousands of people from across the state of Manipur and from neighbouring states participated in the 12th Mega Marathon. The marathon was organised by the United People’s Front (UPF) Manipur, under the theme ‘Run for your Nation’. The race started from Khuman Lampak Main Stadium and ended at the same spot after covering about 21.5 kilometers. The main objective behind the run was to create awareness regarding a healthy drug free life, and a peaceful coexistence for the future with different communities. The mega marathon has been organised since 2007. The marathon run is divided into two open categories, men and women. The winners of the marathon were awarded with a cash price of Rs. 40,000, Rs. 30,000 and Rs. 20,000 in each category. A consolation cash prize of Rs. 3000 was awarded to twelve runners who secured positions between 4th and 15th.

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