NITENDRA SINGH RAWAT on Sunday set a new Mumbai Marathon course record of 2:15:48 hours by an Indian while his compatriots Gopi T. and Kheta Ram came second and third, respectively, to automatically qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics
WITH THE CONCLUSION of the Mumbai Marathon on January 17th, 2016, the running calendar for 2015 is officially over. While most runners would be taking some time to recover from the season, it’s never too early to start planning out the races you can participate in 2016. Here’s our top pick of races you could participate in this year.
REGISTRATIONS FOR THE 2016 EDITION of IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN)annual ‘I Run for Fun’ have opened with the event organized by India’s leading non-banking finance company entering its fourth year, the company announced.
INDIAN AND INTERNATIONAL RUNNERS were unhappy with the crowded lanes in the 13th edition of the Mumbai Marathon here on Sunday as joggers and amateur runners came in the way which made it difficult for the main competitors.
GIDEON KIPKETER on Sunday said he would like to build a house and buy more farmland with the $56,000 prize money he has received.
NITENDRA SINGH RAWAT on Friday said he is confident of breaking the current course record of 2:16.59 hours set by Ram Singh Yadav in 2012, when he competes in the 13th edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, to be held in Mumbai on January 17.
INDIA'S BIGGEST NAMES in track and field and distance running athletes, including Rawat, Pradhan, Sudha, Jaisha, and Lalita will be participating in the 2016 edition of the Mumbai Marathon.
EDWIN MOSES was on Wednesday named the international event ambassador of the 13th edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, to be held in Mumbai on January 17.
IDBI FEDERAL LIFE INSURANCE will be the new Title Sponsor of city’s only full Marathon, the Kolkata Marathon. The 9th edition will take place in the City of Joy on 6th March 2016. Multiple Grand Slam winner and Padma Bhushan Awardee, Leander Paes will be ‘Face of the Event’.