A race for education for health was organized on Sunday, 21st August 2022 on Sunday, 21st August 2022 by the Jijau Educational and Social Society of Palghar district, ‘Kokan Varsha Marathon 2022’. This year was the 7th year of the Konkan Varsha Marathon. The said competition started at precisely 7 am, from the bus stop, Valboli in Vikramgad taluka, and ended at the same place.
This is the seventh year of the marathon, and the school students of the Konkan division got a golden opportunity to participate in the age groups of 10, 14, 17, and 19 years. Boys and girls’ open group was kept in this marathon competition. This marathon competition was held in 4 groups. 1 km for ten years age group, 4 km for boys aged 14 years and 3 km for girls, 6 km for boys aged 17 years and 4 km for girls, 10 km for boys aged 19 years and 6 km for boys. I was kept so far apart. The marathon competition was inaugurated by Mr. Dr. Shrikant Eknath Shinde Saheb (Khasdar Kalyan Lok Sabha).
On this occasion, Mr. Shri Ravindra Chavan Saheb (Minister of Public Works and Works (excluding Public Enterprises), Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection) Hon. Shri Ravindra Phatak Saheb (MLA and Head of Liaison Palghar District), Hon. Shri Srinivasa Vanaga Saheb (MLA) and Mr. Shantaram More Saheb (MLA Bhiwandi Rural) were the chief guests. The founder of the organization Shri. Special appreciation has been given to Nilesh Sambre, colleagues, and sports teacher Panch.
The inauguration ceremony of the development works of Vikramgad Nagar Panchayat was realized with the efforts of Hon’ble Chief Minister Mr. Eknathji Shinde and the dedication ceremony of two independent patient vehicles for Palghar and Dahanu Taluka, and the award ceremony of Konkan Varsha Marathon 2022 was also held.
Also, free treatment was provided for the contestants participating in the marathon competition. Arrangements were made to provide water to the contestants along the marathon route. Citizens were standing on the side of the road and cheering the contestants.