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For the first time half marathon held in Chandpur

This is the first time that a half marathon-2021 has been held in Chandpur.

The half marathon started in front of Chandpur Stadium on Friday, March 05 at 6 am in the morning .

Later, the marathon participants took a U-turn from Mission Road, Kalibari, Cumilla Road, Wireless bazar road, Bagadi Union intersection of Sadar Upazila to Bangabandhu Road and came back to Chandpur Stadium.

Organized by Chandpur Runners Community (CPR), a total of 350 participants from all over Bangladesh took part in the marathon competition in 3 categories of 2 events.

In the 21.1 km event, 200 people took part in the men’s and women’s categories. The scheduled time was 3 hours and 30 minutes.

In the 10 km event, 150 people took part in the men’s, women’s and adult categories. The scheduled time was 1 hour and 40 minutes.

The prize distribution of Half Marathon-2021 was held at 9 am at Chandpur Stadium.

Chandpur Additional Deputy Commissioner (Overall) Mohammad Abdullah Al Mahmud Zaman was present as a chief guest at the award ceremony.

Chandpur Municipality Mayor Adv. Md. Zillur Rahman Jewel was present as a special guest.

Chandpur Municipality Accounting Officer Syed Mushfiqur Rahman, Dr. Jalal Uddin Rumi and other guests were also present.

The guests handed over the champion, 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up prizes out of a total of 15 people in 3 categories of 2 events.

Prizes included an honorary crest, a finisher’s medal and cash.

Correspondent: March 05,2021