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Sunday, May 1, 2011

Roshni Rai of Pedong overwhelmed for reception

KalimNews: For the first time in Kalimpong long distance runners from all across the country ran for 50 km run from Suntalay to Pedong. 5 national long distance marathon runners started their 50 km Friendly Group Long Run from Suntalay near Rambi in National Highway 31 A to Pedong via Kalimpong. Flagged off by Dipen Tamang Officer in Charge of Ryang Police station at 6.04 am the FGLR group reached Kalimpong at around 10.15 am and Pedong at 1.10 pm and ended with a grand felicitation programme at Pedong .
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Kalimpong, Rambi, Teesta, Algarah and Pedong and thanks them for the participators too. All participants were presented certificates at Pedong during a welcome programme in the afternoon. 
People of Kalimpong welcomed the runners all along their way to Pedong. Roshni was overwhelmed with joy for the warm welcome received from the people of  Kalimpong.
Five national runners included Roshni Rai of Pedong, a national regular marathon runner of Mumbai, Asha Arora from Chandigarh, Vishwas Bhamburkar from Ahmedabad, Brijesh from Bangalore and Amit from Mumbai.  Senior citizens of Kalimpong also participated in the run within the town area. Runners of the district also participated in the run from Kalimpong to Pedong. Organisers of the run Kalimpong veteran's Club, Pedong Youth sports association and Kalimpong Press Club acknowledges help and contributions of all the schools, clubs, and organisations.

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