Open Road Race

KATHMANDU: Paragon Public School is organising the third Open Road Race on Saturday. The event features three categories — men and women open, students open, and Paragon parents and teachers. Around 3500 participants are expected to take part in the 5km race, informed Paragon sports teacher Kushal Shrestha, who is also the 10th South Asian Games gold medallist karateka. The event carries a total cash purse of Rs 172,000. Hari Kumar Rimal and Bishwo Rupa Budha are the defending champions in open section. The organisers are also scheduled to felicitate ultra-runner Mira Rai along with cash incentive of Rs 35,000.