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Kakching World War II Memorial Run, Manipur 2019 held successfully with 1400 plus participants

September 08 2019

 Kakching World War II Memorial Run, Manipur at DSA ground, Kakching District, Manipur on 8th September, 2019
Kakching World War II Memorial Run, Manipur at DSA ground, Kakching, Kakching District, Manipur on 8th September, 2019



Winners of 25 km run are Nonthongbam Chaoba Devi (female) and Lr Luther (male) for 45 years below; Lourembam Sobhabati Chanu (female) and Ningthoujam Basanta Singh (male) for 45 years above competition.

The historic event, Kakching World War II Memorial Run, Manipur 2019 2nd Edition was organised successfully today the 8th September, 2019 at DSA ground, Kakching, Kakching District, Manipur, India.

1400 plus runners from different parts of India came and participated this memorable run in supporting the zeal and efforts of Kakching Runners for bringing a healthy society and the environment free from pollution and corruption. Honourable MLA, Shri Y. Surchandra Singh with the advisors and elders of Kakching Runners lifted the starting flag for the run.

In the 25 km run for competition, for the category below 45 years female, Nonthongbam Chaoba Devi from Luwangsangbam Godown Maning BIB no.515, Makakmayum Minarashi from Yairipok Tulihal Mayai Leikai BIN no.501 and Kshetrimayum Romika Devi from Kakching Wairi Khullakpam Leikai BIB no.513 stood first, second and third positions respectively.

In the above 45 category, Lourembam Sobhabati Chanu from Khurai Sajor Leikai Tinsid road BIB no.514, Saikhom Bideshini from Khangabok Awang Leikai BIB no.502 and Thoudam Akasini Devi from Wangoi Makha Leikai BIB no.505 stood first, second and third positions respectively.

In the male category below 45, Lr Luther from Assam BIB no.123, Romajit Khundom from Khundrakpam Awang Leikai BIB no.119 and Mudang Omo from Assam Rifles BIB no.225 stood first, second and third positions respectively. For above 45 male category, Ningthoujam Basanta Singh from Konchak Makha Leikai, Uchiwa BIB no.190, Bheigyachandra Singh from Kakching Laithagol Leikai BIB no.109 and Yumnam Brojen Singh from Nambol Sabal Leikai BIB no.116 won first, second and third positions respectively.

In the male category below 45, Mr Lr Luther ran 25km at 1:28:31, Romajit Khundom at 1:29:17, Mudang Omo at 1:31:04. In the above 45 category, Ningthoujam Basanta Singh ran 25 km at 1:57:55, Bheigyachandra Singh at 2:07:24 and Yumnam Brojen Singh at 2:10:37.

In the female category below 45, Nongthombam Chaoba Devi ran 25 km at 1:56:45, Makakmayum Minarashi at 2:08:38 and Kshetrimayum Romika Devi at 2:09:10. In the category above 45, Lourembam Sobhabati Chanu ran 25 km at 2:51:15, Saikhom Bideshini at 3:03:17 and Thoudam Akasini Devi at 3:29:10.

 Kakching World War II Memorial Run, Manipur at DSA ground, Kakching District, Manipur on 8th September, 2019
Kakching World War II Memorial Run, Manipur at DSA ground, Kakching, Kakching District, Manipur on 8th September, 2019



In the 8 km fun run, male and female, young and aged, students and teachers, children and adults and all, more than 1200 runners took part and felt the happiness of running together for a cause of bringing a healthy society.

Today’s significant and momentous event Kakching World War II Memorial Run 2019 2nd Edition was supported by peoples from different walks of life. Generous donors namely SALAI Holdings Pvt Ltd, Panthoibi Housing Finance Company Limited, State Bank of India, Jivan Hospital Kakching, JKS construction, GRIL, Grace Cottage Cultural and Educational Development Foundation Kakching, Pioneer Academy, IOC Ltd, AOC Kakching, many sponsors and individuals and many more in the list have given their generous and wholehearted contributions and supports.

Finally, Kakching runners show our humble gratitude from our heart to our cherished runners and respected supporters, including our media partners, print and electronic. Most respectfully, we thank Shri Naorem Praveen Singh IAS who encouraged and helped us in organising the event.

We are also thankful to everyone whose names and organisations cannot be mentioned in this short statement. Without the support of the people, Kakching Runners can do nothing. We also saw many lapses, but we promise to return next year too, with improvements made in organising such Runs.

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