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Vizag Vibed with Extra Miles & Smiles - Vizag Navy Marathon


PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU (DEFENCE WING)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

                                                                                               
VISAKHAPATNAM
13 November 2022

  

'हर काम देश के नाम'

 

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        Vizag Vibed with Extra Miles & Smiles - Vizag Navy Marathon

 

         

The seventh edition of the Limca Sportz Vizag Navy Marathon held at the RK Beach Road on Sunday, 13 Nov 22 witnessed an overwhelming participation of 18172 runners who registered for the event.  In addition to the runners which included children, youth, senior citizens, naval personnel and foreigners from all over India and abroad in various categories of the Marathon, a large number of volunteers also lined up very early in the morning to cheer the runners all along the scenic beach route.

 

432 runners participated in Full Marathon which was flagged off by the Race Director Dr Muralidhar Nannapaneni. The 21 Half Marathon which was jointly flagged off by Cmde Naresh Warikoo, Commanding Officer INS Kalinga and Shri Milind Soman, saw a participation of  1344 runners. The 10 km run had 3439 runners and was flagged off by Vice Adm Sreekumar Nair, DGNP, Vizag.  The 5 KM Run recorded the the largest participation of 12959 runners and was flagged off jointly by Rear Adm Sandeep Pradhan CSO(P&A), Eastern Naval Command and Shri Adivi Shesh, Cine Actor.

 

The Prize distribution ceremony was conducted in a lively ceremony attended by the runners and spectators on the beach. Shri Gudivada Amarnath, Hon’ble Minister of Information Technology was the Chief Guest for the ceremony. He was received by Vice Admiral Sanjay Vatsayan, Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command.

 

In the Women’s category of the Full and Half Marathon races, Miss Susan Chebet and Miss Vadde Navya were the winners respectively. In the Men’s category, Shri Vishal Abhishek Duriya and Shri. Ramavath Ramesh Chandra emerged as winners in the Full and Half Marathons respectively. In the 10 KM race, Miss. V Jyothi stood as the winner in the women’s category,  while Shri Hastiram Jharwal was the winner in Men’s category.  The awards were presented by senior dignitaries, celebrities and eminent personnel who attended the ceremony.

 

The Indian Navy warmly thanks the people of Vizag, the district administration, city and traffic police, all participants, volunteers, esteemed guests and sponsors for the successful conduct of the event.

 

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Runners all set for the Vizag Navy Marathon

Runners at the Vizag Navy Marathon

Vice Adm Srikumar Nair flagging of 10 Km Race of the Vizag Navy Marathon

Winner of Half Marathon - Women Category Receiving the Prize from Mr Milind Soman

Winner of the Half Marathon Men Category receiving Prize from Vice Adm Sanjay Vatsayan CoS ENC

Winner of the Half Marathon Men Category receiving Prize from Vice Adm Sanjay Vatsayan CoS ENC

Winner of the Half Marathon Men Category

Winners of the 10 km Men Category

Winners of the 10 km Women Category

Winners of the Half Marathon Men Category