The Mokokchung Town Baptist Arogo (MTBA) Youth Department organized a 10 K Run on 10 September. Starting at 5:30am from Police Point, Mokokchung, the event was held as part of the pre-celebration of ABAM SQC 2022 under the team ‘To God be the Glory’.
This year marks 150 years of Christianity in Nagaland and preparations are underway for the sesquicentennial celebrations in November.
In his short challenge note during the opening program, Rev Bendang Longkumer, pastor of Artang Baptist Church, encouraged the runners to have a healthy body, mind and spirit, and to run for the glory of God.
The compere of the opening program was Kilenwala while the race briefing was delivered by Imlisunep. Toshi Sanglier, Youth Pastor of ABAM, gave the prayer and flag off for the race.
After the race, there was a presentation ceremony where the benediction was delivered by Nuksungti Lemtur.
Altogether 73 participants took part in the 10 K Run.
The following top runners were awarded with cash prizes and gift hampers:
1st Position – Sangtsoi Nathan, Memorial hostel, FAC
2nd Position – Santhong, Kumlong ward
3rd Position – Simon Longkumer, Aongza ward
4th Position – Wangnai Tongdentsuyong ward
5th Position – Chinglong, Mongsenbai ward
6th Position – Sumit, Sungkomen Ward
7th Position – Ponghai, Kichutip Ward
8th Position – Tiamongba Lijaba, Lijen ward
1st position – Imnatula Longchar, Kichutip ward
2nd Position – Throngtila, Artang ward
3rd position – Yangersungla, Kichutip ward
4th Position – Yungla, Arkong ward
5th Position – Dekhingpila, Penli ward
6th Position – Tajenlemla Kichu, Kichutip ward
7th Position – Bendangsungla, Sangtemla ward
1st Position – Imlitangit, Mokokchung Compound
2nd Position – Sangkong, Marepkong Ward
3rd Position – Nungshichuba, Penli ward
1st Position –Talisenla, Penli ward
2nd Position – Sakurenla, Sangtemla ward
3rd Position – Imlibenla, Sangtemla ward
Youngest runner – Nungshichuba, Penli ward (10 years old)
Oldest Runner –Moameren, Aongza ward (65 years old)