Sikkim’s Phurba Tamang bags 10th place in Darj Hill Marathon

Phurba Tamang from Lingmoo, South Sikkim, secured the 10th place in the 10 KM Darjeeling Hill Marathon organised by Darjeeling Police today.

24-year-old Phurba Tamang is a Masters student at Sikkim University and is being coached by Amar ‘Marathon Man’ Subba who himself ran in third in the longer, 21 KM, version of the marathon.

Nearly 2,000 runners, including some celebrities, are reported to have participated in the marathon.