Indian Navy Half Marathon - Jamnagar
As part of Navy Week 2017 celebrations, INS Valsura conducted an Indian Navy Half Marathon at Jamnagar on 26 Nov 17 in collaboration with Jamnagar Municipal Corporation and the City Police. The 21km event was flagged off from Lakhota Lake by Cmde Indrajit Dasgupta, Commanding Officer, INS Valsura and over 2000 participants from Army, Air Force, SSB, Civil Schools, Reliance, Essar, Civilian Administration and INS Valsura participated enthusiastically in the event. A walkathon was also organised for school children and senior citizens and the same was flagged off from Lakhota Lake by VAdm Ashok Kalra (Retd). Distinguished guests including Shri RB Barad, IAS, Municipal Commissioner, Jamnagar Municipal Commission and Air Cmde Sanjai Chauhan, VM, AOC Jamnagar Air Force Station participated in the walkathon and gave away the prizes. Several schools also participated in the event, with students dressed in varied attires displaying social messages and conducting awareness drives during the walkathon. Shri Sanjay Kumar was the winner of the Half Marathon in the male category while Smt Pramila Chauhan was the winner in the female category. Delhi Public School, Jamnagar was adjudged as the Most Creative and Socially Responsible School while Modi International School was adjudged as the fittest school in Jamnagar.