IMPHAL, April 3 - Assam�s Shangkerman Thapa and S Premila won the 10th Mega Marathon Manipur title in the men�s and women�s open category respectively here on Sunday. Both the athletes also won a cash prize of Rs 30,000 each. Shangkerman Thapa clocked 1hour 05 minutes and 25 seconds.
The defending champion Th Sanjit Luwang, a resident of Yairipok Bishnunaha in Manipur�s Thoubal district clocked 1 hour 08 minutes and 11 seconds to be placed second in the marathon organised by United People�s Front, a rights group of Imphal under the aegis of the Athletics Association of Manipur.
S Premila of Yairipok Kekru Mayai Leikai finished in 1 hour 27 minutes and 05 seconds to bag the first position in the women�s category. Makakmayum Minarashi of Yairipok Tulihal managed a timing of 1 hour 21 minutes and 04 seconds to be content with the second position.