Visakhapatnam: In the spirit of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ which commemorated 75 years of Independence, a mini marathon was organized for service personnel and families of Eastern Naval Command (ENC) at INS Dega here on Sunday.
The mini marathon, flagged off by Rear Admiral Sandeep Pradhan, Chief Staff Officer (P&A), ENC, was conducted in 10 km and 5 km categories. As per Naval release, the 10K and 5K running competitions were organized to promote the spirit of a healthy lifestyle and physical fitness.
A Mini Marathon was organized for service personnel & families of #EasternNavalCommand on 07 Aug 22 at INS Dega to celebrate #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav. The event was conducted in 10 km and 5 km categories to promote the spirit of a healthy lifestyle and physical fitness. pic.twitter.com/CnHNcfUlsg
— @IN_Eastern Naval Command (@INEEasternNaval1) August 7, 2022
Over 280 enthusiasts including women and children above 15 years, participated in the Run which went through a scenic route within the Naval Air Station. Rajnikant, Sea I, INS Satavahana and Lt Anjani Pandey, INS Virbahu won the first prize in the 10 Km Men and Women category respectively.
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In the 5 km race, Ravi Daggar, LS (PT), INS Satpura and Ritika Singh, INHS Kalyani emerged as the winners in the Men and Women categories respectively. Vice Admiral Sanjay Vatsayan, Chief of Staff, ENC, presented trophies to the award winners.