INA CADETS SWEPT THE OPPOSITION ASIDE IN THE SECOND EDITION OF THE MANIPAL SILVER MARATHON
Indian Naval Academy (INA) Ezhimala cadets swept the opposition aside in the Second Edition of the Manipal Silver Marathon held today, Sunday, 11 February 2018. The fifteen INA cadets who participated in the 10 km Marathon run secured second, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth positions. Cadet Vinay Kumar clocking 34 Minutes 20 Seconds and Midshipman Raviprakash clocking 36 Minutes 06 Seconds won the second and fourth positions respectively.
The Manipal Silver Marathon organised under the aegis of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, saw participation of more than 4500 personnel from various walks of life competing in the event which was flagged off from the picturesque student town of Manipal, Karnataka during the early hours today.
The Marathon themed “Drug free is the way to be” is one of the biggest student organised marathon in the country and is aimed to provide a platform for civic engagement and generate awareness on social issues.
A large contingent of Officers, and families accompanied the Cadets from Indian Naval Academy and successfully completed the Second Edition of the Manipal Silver Marathon.