Vijayawada, June 23: The Andhra Pradesh Sports Authority Managing Director N. Bangara Raju has urged the all the District Olympic Associations and 12 District Sports Authority (DSA) officials here on Thursday, to jointly conduct the annual Olympic Day Run on Friday in their respective districts.
He said an amount of Rs. 70,000 was earmarked for the event with 50% contribution from the DSA and Olympic associations.
"Make efforts to conduct the run with 5,000 athletes of all age groups both men and women along with sports administrators, coaches, physical education teachers and enthusiasts", the SAAP managing director exhorted the officials.
However, Krishna district is not staging the run as it is gearing up for a State-level run involving all 12 districts.
"The Chief Minister will be the chief guest and we will fix the date as per his availability," said AP Olympic Association secretary Purushotham.