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BSF HALF MARATHON - 2017 : SET TO RUN FOR MARTYRS ON OCTOBER 22

October 20, 2017 07:20 PM

Jalandhar (Face2News)

 Frontier HQrs BSF Jalandhar, Punjab is all set to organize first ever “BSF Half Marathon - 2017” in the memory of Martyrs on 22 Oct’ 2017. “BSF Half Marathon -  2017” will be organized in 02 categories i.e. Run for Martyr’s - For Men (above 18 yrs) 21 Kms and Run for Fun - Men/Women (all age groups) 05 Kms. To participate in the BSF Half Marathon registrations can be made on this link –  pb.bsf.gov.in/half_Marathon.html.

“BSF Half Marathon - 2017” will be flagged off by Shri Baldev Singh, BSF  veteran and an Arjuna Awardee of 1999 from BSF Chowk, Jalandhar on 22nd Oct  2017 at 0700 hrs. Shri Baldev Singh represented India in 1st Hockey World Cup at  Barcelona (1971), 2nd World Cup at Amsterdam (1973), Asian Games at Tehran (1974),  Olympics at Montreal (1976). He participated in Quaid-E-Azam International Hockey Tournament at Lahore in 1976 as Vice-Captain of Indian Hockey team. He was also  part of Indian team in 4th World Cup (1978) held at Buenos Aires. 

BSF DIG Mr. R.S.Kataria said, Frontier HQrs BSF Jalandhar, Punjab invites all citizens of Jalandhar and entire
Punjab to participate in the BSF Half Marathon to pay tribute to the Martyrs who made supreme sacrifice to secure the Integrity and Sovereignty of the Nation. It will be a delight to watch 06 veterans (above 60 yrs of age) from Sant Bhag Singh University, Adampur running in “BSF Half Marathon - 2017” to pay tribute to the Martyrs. 

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