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Thousands participate in ‘Wheels 2017’ marathon

Jamshedpur, Dec. 25:G. E. T Club organised a marathon on a bright Christmas morning as part of ‘Wheels 2017’ on Sunday, December 25.

The marathon saw participation of more than 1000 people from all walks of life. This year’s marathon’s theme was “Greenathon – Run for a cleaner society”.

The people were distributed with marathon t-shirts. The opening speech was given by Shubham Sinha where he discussed about the theme of the marathon and encourages the participants to keep their environment clean.

Chief Guest for the occasion was Sumant Sinha G M (E R, Welfare and CSR) who also flagged of the marathon. The track was of 4 kilometers which covered the Telco area. The start and finish position was Sumant Moolgaonkar stadium.

There were four water points on the track where paper cups were provided instead of plastic cups to discourage the use of plastics.

After the marathon ended, everyone was provided with biscuits and glucose. Later, the winners of the Marathon were declared, both in men and women category.

Khela Soren was declared winner in mens category while Puja Kumari was declared winner in women category. Both of them were awarded Bicycle as their prize.

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