Hil­ton TAFA Fun Run to­day

Sunday Times (Sri Lanka) - - INTERNATIONAL - By Susil Pre­malal

The Hil­ton TAFA Fun Run 2017 or­gan­ised by the Hil­ton Colombo Res­i­dences in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Thaabit Ahmed Foot­ball Academy (TFA) will be worked off to­day (3) com­menc­ing at 6.30 a.m.

This event has been ap­proved by the Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion of Sri Lanka (AASL) and is be­ing­con­ducted for the 10th year.

This char­ity run will be con­ducted in two cat­e­gories span­ning 4km and 2km for adults and chil­dren re­spec­tively while all pro­ceeds col­lected will be do­nated to­wards the Lady Ridge­way Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal.

The route for adults will com­mence op­po­site the Hil­ton Colombo Res­i­dences at Sta­ple Street and will pro­ceed to­wards Union Place, Ri­fle Street, Malay Street and re­turn to the ho­tel via D. R. Wi­je­w­ar­dene Mawatha cov­er­ing a dis­tance of 4.2km.

The same route will be used for the Un­der-15 age group cat­e­gory but will have a shorter dis­tance of 2km.

These de­tails were re­vealed by the Gen­eral Man­ager (GM) of Hil­ton Colombo Res­i­dences Karim Schad­lou at a me­dia con­fer­ence held at the ho­tel on Mon­day (27).

Awards will be pre­sented to the win­ners of the Men’s event, Women’s event and Un­der-15 age group cat­e­gory.

The GM of Hil­ton Colombo Res­i­dences Karim Schad­lou head­ing the me­dia con­fer­ence - Pic by Amila Ga­m­age

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