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Season 2 of Apla Pune Marathon to be held on June 26

June 23, 2022 8:04 am

Champ Endurance, a sports event firm promoting high endurance sports, will conduct the Apla Pune Marathon Season 2.

Is running linked to ageing, increased cardiovascular risk in men?

June 21, 2022 9:25 am

Running is known to improve muscle strength, stability and flexibility, helping one develop a strong core and lower body

In pictures: The World 10K marathon returned to Bengaluru after a two-year pandemic break

May 15, 2022 9:01 pm

The races were divided into five categories: Open 10k, World 10k women, World 10k men, CWD and senior citizen run, and 'Majja Run'

Ahead of India's first snow marathon today in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul, experts share tips to run

March 26, 2022 10:28 am

Open for men, women, and juniors, the event will be held in five categories -- full marathon (42 km), half marathon (21 km), 10-km run, 5-km run and 1-km run — on a snow-covered trek at Sissu at an altitide of 11,000 feet

Gujarat: FIR against organiser for holding marathon violating Covid norms

January 09, 2022 10:46 pm

BJP MP from Junagadh Rajesh Chudasama, Veraval municipality president Piyush Fofandi and Mansinh Parmar, president Gir Somnath district unit of the BJP, were among the dignitaries who flagged off the marathon.

Meet the ultramarathoner from Chandigarh who sets new records every year

January 07, 2022 5:39 pm

Celebrated ultramarathoner Amit Gulia on what makes him run.

Pune: Nakul Butta and Chandrabhaga Kachre win Sinhgad-Rajgad-Torna Ultra Trail Marathon

December 14, 2021 6:48 pm

As many as 11,350 participants from 54 cities in 23 states took part in the competition and 400 volunteers from the Western Ghats Running Foundation worked behind the scenes.

Asian Masters Marathon to be held in India next year

November 29, 2021 4:12 pm

Athletes above the age of 35 from more than 40 Asian countries are expected to compete in full marathon (42.195 km), half marathon (21.097 km) and 10km race, according to a release.

Breaking the dress code barrier: Pune woman to walk 100 km marathon in 'Nauvari'

February 24, 2021 8:34 pm

Mrunal Inamdar will walk 100 km in a Nauvari, a traditional Maharashtrian sari, to highlight the strength of women who carry out a range of physically rigorous work and are, yet, not considered equal to men.

London Marathon marks a virtual first — outside Mumbai apartment

October 08, 2020 4:58 pm

Mumbai’s extended monsoon ensured that the “long-distance” participants got a feel of London, although the potholes at Wadala’s Bhakti Park were an unwanted addition along with the overnight rain and the notorious drainage.

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Top Frames: Best images from the week gone by

November 28, 2014 8:15 pm

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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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