Staff Reporter

Move by district administration and Karur Texcity Rotary Club

KARUR: The district administration and Karur Texcity Rotary Club organised the mini-marathon here on Friday. Collector J. Uma Maheswari flagged it off from the Collectorate. A total 370 people, including 70 men, 30 women, 150 boys and 120 girls, participated in this event.

While Kannan of TNPL Club was the topper, Vairaperumal of Government Higher Secondary School, Panchapatti was the runner-up and Kuppuraj of Bharathi club, Pugalur, came third in the men’s section.

Women’s category winner was R. Vasanthi of TNPL club, Pugalur, runner-up was S. Gowthami, Government Arts College, Karur and R. Malarvizhi of TNPL Club, Pugalur came third.

The winners were given a cash award of Rs.2000 each, runner-up Rs.1250 each and third place participant Rs.750 each. In students category, S. Manikandan of Government Boys’ Higher Secondary School, Pugalur, came first, S. Prabhakaran of Government Higher Secondary School, Thanthonrimalai, followed him while P. Manikandan, Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Panchapatti, came third.

P. Sivaranjani of Marist Higher Secondary School, P. Udayapatti, bagged the top honors in the girls section followed by A. Divya of Girls’ Government Higher Secondary School, Pugalur, and B. Sujitha, Girls’ Higher Secondary School, Pugalur. The winner in the students category were given a cash reward of Rs.750 each, Rs.500 each and Rs.250 for first, second and third places respectively.

Students from Government Higher Secondary School, Thanthonrimalai, Government Higher Secondary School, Panchapatti, Morning Star School, Karur, Government Higher Secondary School, Periyakulathupalayam, Marist School, P. Udayapatti, Government Boys’ Higher Secondary School, Pugalur, Government Girls’ Higher Secondary School, Pugalur, Kumaran School, Karur, Government Girls’ Higher Secondary School, Karur, Kongu Matriculation School, Karur, Ashram Higher Secondary School, Karur, Government Higher Secondary School, Krishnarayapuram, Pasupathiswara Municipal Girls’ Higher Secondary School, Municipal Higher Secondary School, Karur, participated in the mini-marathon.

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