Three self-trained athletes run marathon from TRC to Baltal, create record

Srinagar: Three self-trained athletes from Srinagar completed a nonstop 120-km-run from Srinagar to Baltal in 12.5 hours to create ‘athletic enthusiasm among the young generation and to create anti-drug addiction awareness’, while breaking the previous record of a 110-km distance covered in 14.5 hours by a local athlete.

Three youth namely Suhail Farooq, resident of Dalgate, Muneer Dar and Aadil Bashir Shah from Khanyar Srinagar completed the nonstop run from TRC Srinagar to Baltal in Ganderbal in little over than 12 hours.

Suhail Farooq said that they started from TRC Srinagar at around 7 am on Sunday and completed the 110 kilometer at around 7 pm in the evening. However, Muneer covered 120 kilometres.

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