5th Commissioner Karachi Marathon aims to promote peace

Karachi (Muhammad Yasir)

The 5th Commissioner Karachi Marathon was held on Friday at
Captain Farhan Ali Shaheed Park, Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue.

Prominent personalities from different fields also participated in the
marathon, which included athletes, showbiz celebrities, diplomats,
representatives of non-governmental organizations, and notable figures
from various fields. Apart from professional runners, women, children,
senior citizens, and special persons also participated in the marathon
to give the marathon a festive touch and provide healthy entertainment
to the citizens.

There was a 10-kilometer race for professional runners and separate
distance races for women, families, amateurs, senior citizens,
children, and physically challenged people.

Mayor Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab distributed cash prizes among
the winners. Deputy Commissioner South and Commissioner Karachi were
also present at the closing ceremony.

There were three prizes in each category, including the first prize of
Rs. 50,000, the second prize of Rs. 30,000, and the third prize of Rs.

The name of winners for different categories are Amir Abbas, Mumtaz
Naimat, Samiullah, Mahnoor Fatima, Qandeel Sultan, Bi.al Farooq, Iqra
Awais, Muhammad Zain Khor, and Essa Pariya.

The marathon promotes peace in the city and provides healthy
entertainment to the citizens, said Deputy Commissioner South Captain
Retired Altaf Hussain Sario. Special arrangements have been made for
security traffic management and media coverage, he said.