John Kelai wins fifth Mumbai marathon

January 20th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by admin  

Mumbai, Jan 20 (ANI): Kenya’s John Kelai won the fifth edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon on Sunday.

The 30-year-old runner persevered in hot and humid conditions to cover the 42 km course.

Mumbai Mayor Shubha Raul flagged off the marathon. Over 33,000 participants from 34 countries took part in the race that carried prize money of one million dollars.

Actors Soha Ali Khan, John Abraham and Bipasha Basu, Municipal Commissioner Jairaj Phatak and Mumbai Police Commissioner D N Jadav were also present on the occasion. (ANI)

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