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XAVIER UNIVERSITY, LAUNCHED ITS FIRST EDITION OF ‘GREEN MARATHON’

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Bhubaneswar,25/09/19:Xavier University, Bhubaneswar launched its first edition of ‘Green Marathon’, a run for a causewhich wasorganized bythe Sports Committee of XUB,tomeet its vision to address sustainability, while also spreading awareness regarding the importance of fitness.The event was held on September 22,2019,as a prelude to Xamboree'19, the AnnualCultural–Management Festival of XUB. 

The marathon was inaugurated by Father S. Antony Joseph Raj, S.J(Deputy Registrar) and Prof. Sutapa Pati (Dean, XSoS&Co-ordinator, University Student Affairs & Disciplinary Committee`), and witnessed a footfall of 300 participants, ranging from students to the elderly.They ran for 6kilometers from InfocitySquare till Janta Maidan,and were provided with refreshments at defined checkpoints.Mr. Ashok Dandasenaand Ms. Lipsa Mallick emerged as the winners in the male and the female category respectively, both of whom were awarded a cash prize of Rs.2500 each by Father S. Antony Joseph Raj, S.J and Prof. Sutapa Pati.A cash prize of Rs.1000 was awardedto children who completed the marathon without consuming any refreshments. This was followed by a flashmob performed by the students of XUB.The marathon was a great success in fulfilling its primary objective of increasing awareness of the imbalance between nature and human life.In the true essence of the theme of the marathon, all the waste was collected by the runners and the organizing team.

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