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MARATHON NEWS

To cement ties between two countries, former Aussie MP to run in city for 2 days

March 15, 2016 8:34 am

Former Australian MP and Ultra Marathon Runner Pat Farmer will run more than 4,000 km during his run in India.

Athlete Dhoni wishes to meet cricketer Dhoni one day

March 06, 2016 5:07 pm

Dhoni had finished third among the Indians which he went on to improve at the World Military Games Korea.

Rajkot marathon: 37000 participate; Kenyans, Ethiopians bag top prizes

January 25, 2016 2:44 am

The Race Course ground in the city was almost chock-a-block by 5:30 AM as thousands of participants, from school children to senior citizens, assembled for the maiden half-marathon in Saurashtra region.

Advice from the world’s oldest marathoner on eating well and living long

January 16, 2016 7:14 pm

Fauja Singh, 104, on greed, pinni and McDonald’s milkshakes.

Mumbai marathon to be OP Jaisha’s last

January 16, 2016 3:03 am

OP Jaisha asserted that the upcoming Mumbai Marathon will be her last outing in the long distance event.

4 marathon running tips no one will tell you about

November 28, 2015 10:13 am

Runners make the biggest mistake of clocking most miles, but the quality of running is poor. Which is why they don't see results.

At Delhi half marathon, Army trio target Indian mark

November 28, 2015 12:51 am

Indian Army trio of Nitendra Singh Rawat, Mohammad Yunus and Gopi T aim to break the half marathon national record on Sunday.

Get, set, go: Running the smart way

November 25, 2015 6:16 pm

Whether you're a serial marathon runner, you've just taken up running or are thinking about it, there are some basic warm-up exercises and check-list you should keep in mind to stay injury-free.

'Technical error' makes Bangkok half-marathon the world's longest

November 16, 2015 6:52 pm

Instead of the standard 21km run, the Standard Chartered Bangkok Marathon on November 15 accidentally extended its annual half-marathon to nearly 28km.

MARATHON VIDEOS

Akshay Kumar flags off marathon in Surat

February 14, 2016 1:56 pm

Surat, Feb 14 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar flagged off a night marathon in Surat, Gujarat. Thousands of people participated in different categories of marathon. Physically challenged people also participated in the one-kilometre category of the race. At least, 12 physically challenged people came from Pune to participate in the marathon. The physically challenged were happy to take part in the marathon which gave them a new hope to live life despite challenges. Around 15,000 people participated in the marathon but thousands more came to the venue to watch Akshay, the brand ambassador of Surat night marathon.The fund raised through this event will be used for installing closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in the city, clean India project and improving facilities in a cancer hospital in Surat.

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