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Kenya’s Kipsang to debut in Berlin Marathon


September 14th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 14 (IANS) World cross-country junior champion Geoffrey Kipsang will debut in the Berlin Marathon Sep 30.However, it will not be a walk through the pack for the 19-year-old ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 athletes for Mombasa Marathon


August 24th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 24 (IANS) Over 5,000 athletes from six countries will compete at the Mombasa International Marathon in Kenya Sunday.Organisers expect at least 500 elite athletes to participate in the ... Read more...

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Mexico City marathon attracts 18,000 runners


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 22 (IANS) The organisers of the 30th Mexico City International Marathon expect about 18,000 runners to participate in the race Sep 2.Mexico City Sports Institute (IDDF) Director ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 expected to join Delhi half-marathon


July 6th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With over 30,000 sports, health and fitness enthusiasts expected to participate in this year's edition of 'Airtel Delhi Half Marathon', registrations for the popular event ... Read more...

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India’s Ashis Roy, 80, runs half marathon in US


May 28th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy, who turns 80 June 1, is running again after a gap of over six months, this time by participating ... Read more...

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Kenyans sweep 10K Run


May 27th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 27 (IANS) Geoffrey Kipsang and Helah Kiprop led a Kenyan sweep of the top three places in the overall men's and women's categories of the Tata Consultancy World ... Read more...

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Kenyan ace hopes to set record at TCS World 10K Bangalore


May 24th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Kenyan Dennis Kimetto, who recently set a World record for 25 Km run, hopes to live up to his star billing as he heads a classy ... Read more...

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136 elite athletes for world 10K Run


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Run, to be held here Sunday, has attracted as many as 21,060 entries, including 89 elite male and 47 elite female runners ... Read more...

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At 101, Fauja Singh still running!


April 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London/Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) As he turned a memorable 101-years-old Sunday, Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh did not have his birthday celebrations on his mind at his London home. Instead, ... Read more...

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More than 6,000 join Mawana Sugars Indian Open Marathon


February 11th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) More than 6,000 runners will be seen in action in the annual Mawana Sugars Indian Open Marathon to be held here February 19.The Indian Open, ... Read more...

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World marathon record will soon fall: Kenyan runners


February 8th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 8 (IANS) Two of Kenya's most celebrated runners --Ibrahim Hussein and Paul Tergat -- have predicted the current marathon world record of 2:03.38 won't stand for long. "During ... Read more...

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Mumbai Marathon: A carnival on the streets of Bollywood country (Roundup)


January 15th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) It was like a huge party on the streets. From Bollywood personalities, top business honchos, people on wheelchairs and even Subhas Chandra Bose and Manmohan ... Read more...

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Mumbai Marathon: Kenya’s Moiben, Ethiopia’s Abeyo win (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Kenya's Laban Moiben Sunday bagged the winner's title in the 42 km men's category at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012 while Ethiopia's Netsanet Abeyo ... Read more...

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Stars join in at Mumbai Marathon’s dream run


January 15th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The six-km-long Dream Run event of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012 Sunday saw over 22,000 people participating along with many Bollywood celebrities and television ... Read more...

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Ninth edition of Mumbai marathon kicks off


January 15th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Over 39,000 people early Sunday kicked off the ninth edition of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012 from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in south Mumbai.Star ... Read more...

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Mumbai readies to kick off Marathon-2012 Sunday


January 14th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Nearly 39,000 Mumbaikars -- ranging from celebrities, industrialists, women, senior citizens to minors, physically-challenged and commoners -- are readying themselves to run Sunday morning in ... Read more...

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Desisa, Kabuu crowned winners of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon


November 27th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia clocked 59 minutes 30 seconds to win the men's event in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon while Kenya's Lucy Wangui Kabuu ... Read more...

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Big star cast for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon


November 26th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The 2011 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Sunday should provide an intense competition what with some of the biggest names in the world of long-distance running ... Read more...

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Kenyan Sammy Kirop eyes new record in Delhi half marathon


November 25th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) There is a strong field for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Sunday and runners expect better timings on a faster course.The marathon will have a ... Read more...

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Running to raise funds for the blind


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) George Abraham, who lost his eyesight when he was 10 months old and now heads NGO Score Foundation that runs India's first helpline for the ... Read more...

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Marathon runner claimed $72,000 as ‘disability’ benefits!


October 18th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A woman, who acquired a whopping 46,000 pounds ($72,321) as disability benefit, is facing jail after it was discovered that she belonged to a running club ... Read more...

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10,000 run in Maharashtra marathon for girl child


September 18th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Virar (Maharashtra), Sep 18 (IANS) Thousands of people from the Vasai and Virar townships Sunday gave a thumbs up to protecting the girl child by running in the first ever ... Read more...

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P.T.Usha named brand ambassador for Vasai-Virar Marathon


September 16th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Virar (Maharashtra), Sep 16 (IANS) P.T. Usha, the yesteryears golden girl of Indian track and field, has been named as brand ambassador of the maiden Vasai-Virar Mayor's Marathon scheduled ... Read more...

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Singer Goulding teams up with Nike


September 11th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) British singer Ellie Goulding has teamed up with sportswear brand Nike and says it is fantastic to combine two things she is passionate about - music ... Read more...

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IAF women exorcise 2005 Everest ghost


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 3 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) team Friday formally concluded its Everest expedition by handing over the Indian tricolour and the IAF flag they had flown on ... Read more...

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Chandigarh marathon sees 113-year-old runner


March 13th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) Over 4,700 runners from different parts of the world Sunday took part in the second edition of the Chandigarh marathon. A "fit" 113-year-old man from ... Read more...

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Agra runs on Valentine’s Day, Sena posts ‘love guards’


February 14th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 14 (IANS) As thousands began Valentine's Day by running for world peace early Monday in the Taj city, housing the monument to love, Shiv Sena activists said they would post ... Read more...

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Agra to run for world peace on Valentine’s Day


February 11th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 11 (IANS) While many across the world get mushy on Valentine's Day, some 15,000 people in Agra -- the city which boasts of the monument to love Taj Mahal -- ... Read more...

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Morrocan Mohamed Trafeh Emerges Winner Of Houston Marathon 2011


January 30th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mohamed Trafeh of Morocco on Saturday emerged out to be the winner of the U.S. Half-Marathon championship maintaining the African tradition of winning a marathon. It ... Read more...

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Kenyans dominate Nagpur marathon


January 30th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 30 (IANS) Kenyans John Kui won the full marathon for men while Jem Muya won the half marathon for women in the third edition of the Nagpur International Marathon Sunday, ... Read more...

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Oldest half marathoner wants to run till end


January 21st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Jalandhar (Punjab), Jan 21 (IANS) His fellow villagers remember him as always running "from one place to another". But 99-year-old Fauja Singh, once a farmer in Punjab who now ... Read more...

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P. F. Chang’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Arizona Marathon’s Winners Announced


January 17th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nearly 30,000 participants took part in Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon, which is sponsored by P. F. Chang's China Bistro on Sunday. The streets of three ... Read more...

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Ethiopian Assefa wins Mumbai full marathon


January 16th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 16 (ANI): Ethiopia's Girima Assefa won the 42-km full run at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011.Assefa reached the finish in two hours, nine minutes and 54 seconds ... Read more...

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Mumbai Marathon begins amid tight security


January 16th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Over 38,000 people early Sunday gathered at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus here to participate in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011 as Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan flagged ... Read more...

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Over 38,000 to run in bigger, better Mumbai Marathon


January 15th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) More than 38,000 people, including celebrities, senior citizens and many on wheel chairs, are set to participate in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon Sunday that begins from ... Read more...

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