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J&K: Marathon encourages for sustainable tourism at Patnitop

J&K: Marathon encourages for sustainable tourism at Patnitop

Jammu, May 27 (UNI) The fourth edition of Patnitop Marathon saw an enthusiastic participation of 600 plus runners and fitness lovers from different parts of the country in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.
An official said that touted as India’s most beautiful hill race, Patnitop Marathon is an initiative of Iron Man Kapil Arora, an International Tri-Athlete, Ultramarathoner, Fit India ambassador and founder of K.A Sports and Events. He is supported by the Patnitop Development Authority, Directorate of Tourism Jammu, District Administration Udhampur, and Skyview by Empyrean, Patnitop.
The Half Marathon (21.1 kms) was flagged off at 6:00 AM by Saloni Rai, Deputy Commissioner Udhampur, as the chief guest, and Brigadier Shantanu Kashyap – Sena Medal, a Kargil War veteran currently serving at the Northern Command, was the guest of honour, along with Joginder Singh Jasrotia, ADC Udhampur, Devender Singh Bhau, CEO PDA, Sunaina Mehta, Joint Director Tourism, Jammu.

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