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JKSRS organises first-ever Sky Running Championship

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Srinagar, April 28: J&K Sky Running Association along with Foreshore Athletes organised the first Sky Running Championship at Gandtal, Harwan to Paragliding Point and back to Astanmarg.

This is the first time such championship was organised at a high altitude. The high altitude marathon was organised in open category.

The race was flagged off by Director Industries and Commerce, Mehmood Ahmad Shah. Various athletes from prominent clubs of Jammu and Kashmir Mointain Biking Association, Jammu and Kashmir Mountaineering and Hiking Club, Jammu and Kashmir Adventure Sports Club, Foreshore Athletes participated in the championship.

Umar Farooq got the first position while as Manan Wani and Muzamil Hussain achieved the second and third positions. Director Industries and Commerce, Mehmood Ahmad Shah, was the chief guest on the valedictory function, distributing prizes among the position holders.

The winners of the championship will be promoted to participate in the National & International sky running events in the future.

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