Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services & Sports, Taj Mohi-ud-Din today reviewed the arrangements for the smooth conduct of 4th Jammu Marathon race scheduled to be held on Sunday, February 17.
The Minister impressed upon the representatives of various agencies to maintain close liaison to make the event a success.
He directed Departments of Health, Education, Police etc to put in requisite arrangements in place so that the participants don’t face any inconvenience on the occasion.
The meeting was told that a large number of people, including some celebrities are expected to join the race which would be flagged off from M. A. Stadium at 9 am.
The 8.5 kms long race would pass through B. C. Road, Amphalla, Kachi Chawni, Parade, Shalimar, Gumat and culminate back at the stadium.
Taj said the race has been dedicated to the dignity and pride of Indian women. He said the aim of the race was to motivate general public on the issue and sensitise them accordingly. He said the first three runners would be awarded prizes of Rs. 21000, 11000 and Rs. 5100 respectively.