Mangaluru: Hundreds take part in centenary curtain-raiser Agnesian Run

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru

Mangaluru, Dec 15: St Agnes College on Sunday December 15 organised Agnesian Centenary Run consisting of cyclothon, marathon and walkathon as a curtain raiser event of the institution’s centenary year celebration.

Around 50 participants took part in the cyclothon, 300 participants in the marathon and 700 participants in the walkathon. The participants belonged to different age groups.


Rochelle D'Silva, wing commander Indian Air Force was the chief guest of the event. Sr Dr M Jeswina, principal of St Agnes Degree College, Sr Maria Roopa, superior of St Agnes Institutions, Geanette D'Souza, alumni president of St Agnes College, Sr Norine, principal of St Agnes PU College, Sr Carmel Rita, administrator of St Agnes College, Anna Crasta, PG president of St Agnes College, Jerusha, UG president of St Agnes College and Ronald D'Souza, PTA president of St Agnes College were the dignitaries present on the dias.

The participants covered 3.5 km starting from the Institution passing via Bendoorwell, Balmatta, Jyoti, Balmatta and back to the campus. The event began with a warm-up session conducted by Royolla, zumba instructor.

Sr Dr Jeswina, Rochelle D'Silva and Geanette D'Souza released balloons and declared the event open. Rochelle D'Silva flagged off the cyclothon, Sr Dr Jeswina flagged off the marathon and Geanette D'Souza flagged off the walkathon. The event was sponsored by TVS Motors, Mangaluru, KMC Hospital, Mangaluru and Dr Austin D'Souza Prabhu from Chicago, USA.

Kiran Kumar secured the first prize, Nithin Mohan secured second and Vinaya Bhatt secured the third place in cyclothon. Ajuman secured the first prize, Shivananda B came second and Lara Francis came third under the men's category in the marathon.

Soniya bagged the first prize, Deeksha secured second and Maria Lavina Rodriguez secured third under the women's category in the marathon.

The winners were awarded with prizes. Anna Crasta and family were awarded with a sapling for the maximum number of participants from a family. Sr Dr Venissa, vice-principal St Agnes College was the convener of the event. Anna Crasta proposed the vote of thanks and Nerissa compered.


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