Sports Board Punjab’s grand Jashan-e-Baharan event concluded with holding of Run Lahore Run Marathon, Tour de Lahore Cycle Race, Wheelchair Race and Family Fun Race. The participants of races started from Liberty Chowk, Lahore and reached their destination at the same point after covering their respective distances.
Sohail Amir Kathia won the Lahore Marathon and won cash prize of Rs 100,000. He covered the distance of 42-km in two hours, 20 minutes and 24 seconds. The runner up Israr Khattak was given Rs 500,000 while a cash prize of Rs 3 lakh was awarded to third position holder Abdur Rasheed.
The cash prizes of Rs 400,000, Rs 200,000 and Rs 100,000 were won by the top three position holders Ali Ilyas, Abdul Basit and Aqib Shah respectively in the Tour de Lahore Cycle Race.
The top three position holders of 5km Women Cycle Race Rajia Shabbir, Razia Hanif and Zainab Rizwan bagged Rs 50,000, Rs 35,000 and Rs 25,000 respectively.
In Wheelchair Race, cash prizes of Rs 100,000, Rs 75,000 and Rs 50,000 were awarded to top three position holders – M. Razzaq, Mian Azhar and Zahid Nazeer respectively.
The Male Family Fun Race top three winners were Amir Abbas, Samiullah and Usama Hassan who were awarded cash prizes of Rs 50,000, Rs 35,000 and Rs 25,000 respectively.
In the Female Family Fun Race, Rabia Ashiq was adjudged winner and honoured with a cash prize of Rs 50,000. The second and third positions were taken by Khadeeja Qadir and Kubra Sadiq who were awarded cash prizes of Rs 35,000 and Rs 25,000 respectively.
Secretary Sports and Youth Affairs Punjab Shahid Zaman, Director General Sports Punjab Muhammad Tariq Qureshi and Chairman Kingdom Valley Ghulam Hussain Shahid distributed prizes among the top position holders of Run Lahore Run Marathon, Tour de Lahore Cycle Race, Wheelchair Race and Family Fun Race.