District Collector Radhakrishnan B wins ‘Satara Hill’ half marathon


NASHIK: Adding yet another feather in the city’s cap, District Collector Radhakrishnan B on Sunday conquered 7th edition of ‘Satara Hill’ half marathon, which is considered one of the difficult marathon events.

Flagged off by local MP Udayanraje Bhosale and MLA Shivendrasingh Raje, over 7,000 runners across the globe which included runners from Kenya, Finland, Germany and Ethiopia participated. District collector Radhakrishnan finished the 21-km distance by clocking 2 hours and 16 minutes to emerge winner.

Earlier in the day, city girl and international marathon runner Monika Athare in women’s and Ranjit Patel in men’s category emerged winners in the Thane Varsha Marathon, on Sunday, which is a triple delight for Nashik.