Second Jhiltung Cross Country Free Race conducted in Kolputar

26th Mar, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Mar 26: The Second Jhiltung Cross Country Free Race was conducted on Sunday at Belkotgadhi Municipality-5, Kolputar. The race had the participation of local as well as national level runners.

[caption id="attachment_14358" align="alignnone" width="866"] Photo: Leo Prakash Rijal[/caption]

The contest was organized by the Leo Club of Nuwakot with the aim to promote tourism through sports. The competition had two categories of men and women. The race started at Kolputar, went on to Majhigaun, and returned to Kolputar to cover a distance of 13.4 km.

Bhumi Raj Rai took first place among the men category, while Kiran Bogati and Bibek Rai were second and third respectively. Winner in the women's category was Kanchi Maya Koju, with Pushpa Bhandari second, and Rajpura Pachai third, informed competition organizer Sudam Lamichhane.

Winners in the contest were awarded with Rs. 15,000, while those who came second were awarded with Rs. 10,000, and third contestants were offered Rs. 5,000.

Similarly, the 4.5 kmĀ  Cross Country Run for Fun competition, which had 29 participants, had Santosh Yogi as first in men category, Dinesh Bogati second, and Subash Thapa in the third position.

In the women's category, the first position was won by Humi Budhamagar, while the second position was won by Kajal Bista and the third by Laxmi Thapa.