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Successfully organized the 5th edition of Pachmarhi Marathon

  • 24 Jul 2023
  • 2 min read

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On July 23, 2023, the fifth edition of the Pachmarhi Monsoon Marathon was successfully organized by 'Adventure and You' (KA Connect) in collaboration with Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board (MPTB) and District Administration Narmadapuram. About 1350 runners from all over the country participated in this marathon.

Key Points:

  • In the fifth edition of Pachmarhi Monsoon Marathon, a four-year-old child to a 75-year-old man ran with energy and enthusiasm.
  • The runners ran in 42 km, 21 km, 10 km and 5 km categories amidst the natural beauty of Pachmarhi.
  • The marathon race started from MPT Glenview Hotel. In the closing ceremony, certificates, trophies and medals were given to the winners.
  • Principal Secretary Tourism and Culture and Managing Director Tourism Board Shiv Shekhar Shukla said that considering the success of the Pachmarhi Marathon, a marathon will also be organized in Khajuraho on February 11, 2024. An ultra-marathon (30, 60 and 90 km) is going to be held in Pachmarhi on December 17.
  • Winners of the marathon
    • The first winner in 42 km (men) P Selvan
    • The first winner in 42 km (women) Nikita Mandloi
    • The first winner in 21 km (Male) Ramanjit
    • The first winner in 21 km (Women) Yuvika Merothen
    • The first winner in 10 km (Male) Datta Kumar
    • The first winner in 10 km (women) Kavita Sharma
    • The first winner in 5 km (men) Sambhav Mishra
    • The First winner Divyanshi in 5 km (Women)

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