His Excellency the President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote today presented third place medals to a team from the Office of the President who participated in the Suva Marathon last Saturday.
The four officers, Corporal Nitesh Narayan, Corporal Savenaca Kenawai, Corporal Peni Taoi and Captain Julian Toganivalu took part in the Team Marathon event and were presented with medals at a small ceremony at the Borron House this morning.
Organised by the Suva Marathon Club, the event supported runners in Suva and throughout Fiji to work towards, enter and compete in long distance races as part of a healthy and active lifestyle.
Suva Marathon Club secretary, Marita Manley was hopeful their event, in a small way, played a role in the fight against non-communicable diseases.
The team from the Office of the President recorded a collective marathon time of 3 hours 50 minutes 19 seconds.
[Source: Fijian Government]