Territorial Army Half Marathon Organised
A half marathon run was organised under the auspices of Additional Directorate General of Territorial Army in Delhi Cantonment on October 2, 2017 to commemorate the momentous occasion of 68th raising day celebrations of the Territorial Army. This run exhibited the spirit of citizen's Army as also it promoted the objective of leading a healthy life style.
The Director General Military Operations, Lieutenant General AK Bhatt, graced the occasion and, alongwith Lt Col (Hony) Kapil Dev, flagged off the run from Army Parade Ground, Delhi Cantonment in the presence of ADG TA, Maj Gen DA Chautervedi. The presence of Lt Col (Hony) Kapil Dev, legendary cricketer, was highly stimulating for the enthusiastic participants who had turned up in huge numbers.
The highlight of the event was voluntary participation in the event by more than three thousand Defence personnel, their families and children. The event, organised by the Territorial Army for the first time consisted of 21 km, 10 km and 5 km run categories. The spectacular ceremony culminated with distribution of medallion to all those who took part and completed 21 km and 10 km run, as a token of appreciation and motivation. The half marathon, under the aegis of Territorial Army drew a huge response.
- Col Swarn Singh