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Press Release |  17 Sep 2009 13:06 |  By RnMTeam

Nine FM to cover The Athletics Meet & Half Marathon in Sikkim

NINE FM the first FM station of Gangtok is getting into its sports gear to cover the 10th State Junior Athletic Meet 2009 from 8th to 10th October at TNA Ground and the 19th Sikkim Half Marathon on 11th October 2009 at Paljor Stadium. The event is being organized by the Sikkim Amateur Athletic Association.

There are 3 categories each under the 10th State Junior Athletic Meet 2009 19th Sikkim Half Marathon 2009.

10th State Junior Athletic Meet 2009:

Under 14 years Boys & Girls.

Under 16 years Boys & Girls

Open Category Men & Women.

19th Sikkim Half Marathon 2009:

Under 13 years Boys & Girls - 10 Kms.

Under 16 years Boys & Girls - 15 Kms

Open Category Men - 21 Kms.

Winners are entitled to cash prizes. NINE FM Gangtok will catch the excitement of the Athletic Meet on-air. Live links will be aired from the venue. Apart from this, NINE FM will also air interview of the participants.

In Sikkim people worship sports and NINE FM is the only FM station which aims at promoting and nurturing local talents in the field of sports. NINE FM has been long associated with football through, one of the leading football websites. NINE FM airs football trivia and also a contest based on the trivia throughout the day in both the stations.