Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra Marathon - “Glory Run” Flagged off from KARGIL

Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra Marathon - “Glory Run” Flagged off from KARGIL
Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra Marathon - “Glory Run” Flagged off from KARGIL

Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra Marathon - “Glory Run” Flagged off from KARGIL

The Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra-Marathon- “Glory Run” was flagged off by Air Vice Marshal PM Sinha AVSM VSM, Air Officer Commanding Jammu and Kashmir, from Kargil War Memorial, Drass.

The Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra-Marathon- “Glory Run” is being undertaken by IAF from Kargil War Memorial, Drass (J&K) to Kohima War Cemetery, Kohima (Nagaland) to commemorate 20th year of Kargil Victory and to live up to the true tradition and motto of IAF i.e. “Touch the Sky with Glory”, a unique expedition.

Kohima and Kargil are the two forward most outposts of India in the East and in the North where two of the fiercest battles were fought in 1944 and 1999 respectively.

In this unique tryst, a team of 25 Air Warriors will cover a distance of more than 4500 Km in 45 days by running an average of 100 Km per day.

The aim of the expedition is to promote awareness for Pedestrian Safety and recently launched Fit India Movement by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi and also to pay tribute to the brave hearts who have made the supreme sacrifice for our motherland.

Earlier, on 06 Sep 19 Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee & Chief of the Air Staff handed over the ‘Glory Torch’ to the team leader Squadron Leader Suresh Razdan at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), New Delhi.

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