Shillong, January 20: The Governor of Meghalaya Shri Ganga Prasad today flagged off the Governor’s Cup Half Marathon from Mawsynram market to Umkhakoi, Mawlyngbna, East Khasi Hills. The marathon run was organized by the Raj Bhavan, Shillong.
Addressing the gathering, the Governor informed that the Governor’s Cup Half Marathon is being organized for the first time in the country and also added that it will be held every year on the 20th of January to promote sports and tourism in the state.
Ganga Prasad posing for a photograph with the participants
During the day, a rural sports festival was also organized at Mawlyngbna village where various competitions like Kayaking, Swimming, Fishing, Archery Drawing, Singing among others were part of the event.