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Mini Marathon 2014

Marathon 2014Association of Nepalese in Quebec (ANQ) organized a mini marathon on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Maisonneuve Park, Montreal, giving continuity to an initiative started in 2013. 

Looking at the enthusiastic participation in the first event in 2013, the participants were divided in three groups: Children, Women and Men. In total, 26 individuals participated in the marathon. Men’s group ran 10 KM whereas Women’s and Children’s group ran 5 KM distance

There were 7 children participants: Isha Rajbhandari, Mayukh Gautam, Muskarin Khanal, Pratistha Sainju, Saugat Shrestha, Sophie Maharjan and Suruchi Mungrati.  Saugat became the champion, where as Pratistha and Muskarin won second and third place respectively.

Meena Zumsteg, Nirmala Maharjan, Sabina Boutet, Samira Khanal, Subhadra Khanal and Usha Mungrati were women participants who ran enthusiastically. Usha Mungrati was women’s champion whereas Samira Khanal and Sabina Boutet placed second and third place respectively.

There were 13 participants on Mens competition: Anuj Khanal, Babin Maharjan, Balmukunda Maharjan, Deepak Shrestha, Dr. Hemant Paudel, Francis Boutet, Krishna Bhandari, Muga Rajbhandari, Navin Gautam, Ramesh Adhikari, Prajwal Sainju, Prakash Mungrati, Sandeep Shrestha. As in previous year, Prakash Mungrati was the champion whereas Ramesh Adhikari and Babin Maharjan won the second and third place.

Family, friends and community members came to cheer and volunteer to make the event successful.  Geeta Baral, Hom Lamichhane, Deepu Achhami, Sujita Lamichhane, Keshav Raj Sharma, Shanti Shrestha did wonderful job managing the event from start to finish line and cheering, supporting and first aid, etc.

Trophies were distributed to the winners who secured first, second and third places. With an initiative of Bal Mukunda Maharjan the event was co-sponsored by the Kosher sushi - Yakimono Restaurant.

Light breakfast was served to all participants during the event.

ANQ would like to thank to all runners, volunteers, cheer up team, community members and the event co-sponsor Yakimono Restaurant for continuous support!

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