New Delhi, 20th October: The runners of 'Run with Roshni', who participated in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2019 competition, smashed the event with a brilliant performance. According to the information, the athletes from the Hills bagged many trophies by performing spectacularly in different categories of the competition, held in Delhi.
Vikas Bhujel won first place in the 10 km Open Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Competition. He completed the distance in just 33 minutes 4 seconds. Similarly, Afsana Tamang came in second place in the women's category of 15 -19 years while she completed the distance of 10 km in 47 minutes 15 seconds.
Similarly, Sabina Rai came in third place in the women's 20-25 years category. She completed the 10 km distance in 40 minutes 41 seconds. Ramesh Tamang came in fifth place in the 21km half marathon while Kamal Thapa was able to complete the 21km in 1 hour 33 minutes 40 seconds. Roshni Rai completed the 21km half marathon run in 2 hours 39 minutes 51 seconds.
Run with Roshni Foundation is a registered Charity Trust. Foundation supports the underpreviliged long distance runners from the hills of Darjeeling and Kalimpong to participate in marathons all across India. From 2012, Roshni has started a project by the name ‘Run with Roshni’, which is now a registered Charity Trust as ‘Run with Roshni Foundation’ (RWRF). Till now, RWRF has supported more than 30 runners from Darjeeling to run fourteen different Marathons and Tiranga Relay 2015.