Walsh Country Run 2017
Walsh Sports Club raised the bar in the 2nd Edition of WALSH COUNTRY RUN, the 2nd edition saw two categories 10k and 21 K. The Prize Amount was tripled and the valuable lessons learned from the 1st Edition were applied the hospitality of Walsh Sports Club came to the fore to make the 2nd edition a facile success. The route of the WALSH COUNTRY RUN was also changed, which demanded the maximum participated from the volunteers. A successful and syncretic partnership came into fruition between Walsh Sports Club and Youtoocanrun.com, Mr. Venkatraman. Infused the much needed and necessary technical and technological inputs. Even though the partnership happened very late in the preparation period, It gave the contacts of established runners. This raised the average performances of the runners and running field saw the participation of the Ethiopians, Kenyans and North Indians and runners from every nook and corner of Tamilnadu. Some women athletes also participated, even though there is no separate category for them.
The success of the 1st two events fed the appetites of our Walsh Sport Club to make WALSH COUNTRY RUN an annual fixer in the athletic calendar and to introduce the latest technologies.
The Prize distribution ceremony was presided by Mr. Vishvanathan Former athlete and Retd. Physical education Teacher and the stage was decorated by Mr. John Stephen (president of Walsh sports club)
Mr. Benjamin Lindol (correspondent, Ambrose Hr. Sec School) Mr. Christopher Rajan (secretary, Amateur Kabaddi Association) Mr. Palanisamy (Secretary, Amateur athletic association)
Mr. Jebaraj Rajan (EX President of Megnanapuram Panjayat) Mr. Constantine (Head Master of Ambrose Hr. Sec. School) Mr. A Sornaraj (President of YMCA) Mr. Rogland (Physical Director, Margoschis Collage) Mr.Sathiyaraj (Physical Director, Ambrose Hr. Sec. School)