Navy Day 2019 The Jamnagar Navy Half Marathon
Navy Day 2019 The Jamnagar Navy Half Marathon was organised by INS Valsura, in partnership with Nayara Energy, on 08 December 2019. The event included 21 kms 10 kms and 5 kms timed and fun run categories. The Commanding Officer INS Valsura, flagged off the Half Marathon from Lakhota Lake, Jamnagar. The 10 km run was flagged off by Mr C Manoharan, Director & Head of Refinery, Nayara, while the 5 km walkathon was flagged off by Mr Satish A Patel, IAS, Municipal Commissioner, JMC. Over 3,000 citizens of Jamnagar from all age groups, including personnel from the Indian Army and Indian Air Force, Sashastra Seema Bal, Jamnagar Municipal Corporation, Gujarat Police, industry houses, as well as a large contingent of NCC cadets and school children participated enthusiastically in the event. Many children carried placards to increase awareness on social issues such as Illiteracy, Pollution and Child Labour. Specially-abled children also participated in the walkathon. In the mens category, Mr Sanjay Ghoshal, Mr Morsingh Dhangar and Mr Binod Oraon whilst in the women's category, Ms Shobha Parmar, Ms Majhi Kajal and Ms Shalini Mishra won the 21 kms, 10 Kms and 5 kms race respectively. NVN School won the Best Route March School. A Zumba session and cultural programme was also put up by the school children. The District Development Office’s innovative idea of runners running with stickers of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme caught the attention of everyone associated with the event.Fit India Movement.