Jalandhar, September 10, 2015: As part of 1965 Indo-Pak War commemorative activities, Indian Air Force has organised an Ultra Marathon from 09 September 2015 to 20 September 2015 from Air Force Station Pathankot. 49 Air Warriors from various units of Air Force participated in the first leg of the Marathon out of which a team of 7 Air Warriors under the leader Group Captain V S Chaudhary including a lady officer Squadron Leader Gayathri will complete the endurance event of ‘Ultra Marathon’ covering a total distance of 574 Kms. 12 participants will complete the run for 50 kms till Dasuya and 30 participants will complete the run for 10 kms. The marathon commenced at 0615hrs on 09 September 2015 from Air Force Station Pathankot and will culminate at Air Force Station Hindon on 19 September 2015. The administration enroute is being taken care by the Air Force Adventure Wing.
Air Commodore JS Dhamoon, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station Pathankot flagged off the first leg of this run from Air Force Station Pathankot to Dasuya at 0615hrs on 09 September 2015. He also ran with the participants to boost up their josh.
Thursday, September 10, 2015