EC Razvi chairs virtual meeting ahead of Sarhad Kargil International Marathon 2022
KARGIL, MAY 14: Executive Councilor for works, LAHDC Kargil, Aga Syed Abass Razvi on Friday chaired a virtual meeting ahead of Sarhad Kargil International Marathon (SKIM) 2022 which is scheduled to be held on 19 September.
Founder Sarhad Sh Sanjay Nahar, SKIM 2022 Organising Committee Members Dr. Sailesh Pagariya, ACR Kargil AG Zargar, Race Director of Marathon Vasant Gokhalae, Marathon’s technical director Sumant Waikar, Suyog Gundecha, SDM Drass Anwar Hussain, Arifa Iqbal Lone, OSD to Director School Education Ladakh, OSD to CEC Kargil, Naib Tehsildar Mohd Hassan, General Secretary Olympic Association District Kargil Mehraj-Ud-In Shah and other members of Sarhad Kargil International Marathon, Ghulam Muhammad from Ladakh Police, Ali Rozi Malik besides other members of Ladakh police attended the virtual meeting.
Speaking at the meeting EC Razvi said that they will work together to make this years’ Sarhad Kargil International Marathon a grand event.
On the occasion, EC Razvi thanked Sarhad Pune for organizing the SKIM 2021 and said that the marathon is aimed to promote sports in Kargil and take it to the next level.
Razvi said LAHDC Kargil is committed to promote the sports in the district saying that there is no dearth of talent but youth only need training and guidance. He said that LAHDC will extend all the support to Sarhad for future marathons.
The EC asked all the members of SKIM 2022 to work in coordination and remain in contact with each other besides create a WhatsApp group for the dissemination of information for the purpose. He also thanked all the participants for attending the online meeting.
The members of Sarhad Kargil International Marathon discussed in detail all the necessary preparation ahead of this year’s marathon and said that preparations are going and more people are supporting the event. It was also informed that some 1500 registrations have been done for this year’s event.
Vasant Gokhalae said they have already held a meeting in this regard and discussed route plans and other necessary measures for this years’ marathon. He said that they hold online fortnightly sessions about the role and responsibilities of every member.
Marathon’s technical director Sumant Waikar said they are preparing the route plan and design for the race which will be having drinking water points besides other arrangements for the runners. He also said that assembly is very important for the race besides starting point and endpoint which they are designing the draft.
OSD to CEC Kargil Anwar Hussain coordinated the virtual meeting and thanked all the participants for joining the online meeting.
Earlier in April, Sarhad Kargil International Marathon 2022 conducted a training program for physical education teachers of schools and colleges in Kargil district. Route race certification has also been received from the Association of International Marathon and Distance Races.
This years’ SKIM will be organized by Sarhad NGO, Pune and Ladakh Police in association with Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Kargil and District Administration Kargil on September 19, 2022.