National Security Guard, popularly known as “The Black Cats” of the country organized a Marathon on October 2, 2017 at NSG Campus, Manesar (Gurugram). The event included 42.2 kms run and 21 kms run for NSG personnel and limited invitees from CAPFs/ veterans and 8 kms run for families and children. This sports extravaganza was organized as a curtain raiser to the NSG Raising Day Celebrations 2017.
Vijender Singh, International Professional Boxer graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The event witnessed intense competition in which a large number of commandos, their family members and personnel from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Central Armed Police Forces participated for the top honours..Showing tremendous grit, determination and physical skill Bahadur Singh Dhoni of ASI, Bharam Prakash of ASI and Constable Kapil Kumar of BSF secured 1st, 2nd and 3rd position respectively in Full Marathon (Open Category) of 42.2 kms and LNK Dileep Singh, LNK Mukesh Kumar and Commando Umesh Tomar of 51 SAG, NSG attained 1st, 2nd and 3rd position respectively in Half Marathon of 21 Kms. In the Veteran category, Subedar Khadak Ram of SWS, Rajinder Yadav Father-in-Law of Maj Rohit Yadav, SC Sup & FOL Sqn. Logistic Group and Subedar Radhakrishanam, of SWS, NSG claimed the premier positions while for the ladies and children, the honours went to Anita Arya spouse of Vivek Arya, TC 12 SRG, Kavita spouse of Hav Prakash Gautam, 51 SAG and Shakuntla Negi spouse of Bharat Singh, of Training Centre, NSG and Master Master Anmol, Master Sachin and Master Anuj Joon respectively.
Chief Guest and DG, NSG, Sudhir Pratap Singh, IPS, presented the medals and prizes to the winners.
–Sandeep Siddhartha, Senior Reporter, delhiNCRnews.in bureau