Veterans minithon to be held on Oct 28

Mumbai, Oct 6 (UNI) Masters Athletic Association of Maharashtra will organise the 1st National Veterans Minithon on October 28 at Thane under the auspices of Veterans Athletics Federation of India.

The minithon, whose slogan is 'Run for Health', will be held at Upvan Lake, near Mayor's Bungalow, Pokhran Road, Thane West, a release issued here today stated.

For the first time, winners up to sixth places in every event will be given cash awards. The prize money breakup for winners is 21 km (Rs 10,000), 10 km (Rs 7,500) and other event winners (Rs 5,000).

The total prize money is Rs 3 lakh.

Entry is open only to athletes from affiliated state units and open to all Maharashtra athletes, the release added.


Story first published: Saturday, October 6, 2007, 20:05 [IST]
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