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Maiden ‘Carmel Run’ sees over 500 participants

The event was flagged off by Karnataka Minister for Housing and Infrastructure Development V. Somanna

The event was flagged off by Karnataka Minister for Housing and Infrastructure Development V. Somanna | Photo Credit: MURALI KUMAR K

Over 500 amateurs and nearly 50 elite professional runners participated in the Carmel Run 2022, the first edition of a marathon event hosted by Carmel High School at Basaveshwarnagar on Sunday.

The marathon was organised to promote the importance of health and fitness, the school said in a statement. The event was flagged off by Minister V. Somanna, the former Minister S. Suresh Kumar, and Olympian Arjun Devaiah. The marathon saw Puttaswamy Gowda, 78-year-old national-level athlete, and Ashok Ashra, 60, run the full course.


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