Panaji, February 9, 2016 …. Australian Marathon runner and former Sports and Education Minister, Pat Farmer, arrived in Goa at Polem and was accorded a grand welcome.
Shri Farmer was received by Minister for Sports Shri Ramesh Tawadkar, Director of Tourism Shri Saneev Gauns Dessai, OSD to Director Tourism Shri Brijesh Manerkar. Large number of school students were also present to welcome him at the Pollem Border. He was bought in a procession, accompanied by students of schools in Canacona.
He is carrying on with his ‘Spirit of India Run’ started from Kanyakumari on January 26, to Himalayas, covering a distance about 4,600 km in 60 days.