On 6th December 2017 JCF organised a 8 km long mini marathon event to observe the Free Jessore Day. PKSF funded Cultural and Sports Project provided the necessary support in the event. The marathon started from the Jessore Collectorate premises and the Deputy Commissioner of Jessore inaugurated the event in 9.00 am. The Deputy Managing Director (Programme) of PKSF Mr. Md. Fazlul Kader, Senior Editorial Advisor Prof. Shofi Ahmed of PKSF and high officials of JCF were also present at the event. A total of 125 athletes (male:104 & female: 21) participated in the event and top 5 participants from both male and female category were awarded for their achievement. Mr. Abdul Hakim Morol came first in the male category (timing 29m 23.73 sec) and Ms. Sumaya Akther came first in the female category (timing 38m 36.20 sec).