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Completing first-time marathon 'reverses' ageing of blood vessels, says study

The study included 139 healthy first-time marathon runners aged 21-69 years who were advised to follow a first-time finisher training programme and ran an estimated 10-20 kilometres a week for six months ahead of completing the 2016 or 2017 London Marathon.

Eliud Kipchoge to make new sub-two hour marathon attempt

Eliud Kipchoge, an Olympic gold medallist and holder of record of 11 wins from 12 races over the 26.2 mile distance, breaking two hours would appear to be the only thing missing from his CV.

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Eliud Kipchoge wins London Marathon for record fourth time

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the London Marathon for a record fourth time in the second fastest time ever, and compatriot Brigid Kosgei swept to victory by almost two minutes in the women's race.

900 people run blindfolded across India

In a statement issued in Pune, Milind Soman, model and founder of Pinkathon, said that the United Sisters Foundation has organised the second edition of the ‘See from the heart’ run across the country.

Mo Farah to run 2019 London Marathon

Mo Farah retired from the track after the 2017 season to concentrate full-time on the marathon, having dipped his toe in at London in 2014.

Watch: Chinese marathoner loses after spectator distracts with flag

Volunteers trying to thrust China's flag into long-distance runner He Yinli's hands distracted her during the Suzhou Taihu Marathon and eventually cost her.

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On track: this August in Cherrapunjee, the world’s wettest run

The organisers of the ‘world’s wettest marathon’ hope, not just to make an international record, but also to eventually turn the trail into a global destination run.

Raam Qualifier Shivalik Signature shifts to New Chandigarh as MC wants commercial rates for event

Shivalik Siganture, a 615-km-long cycling race, is one of the three qualifying races in India for RAAM. The qualifiers are held in 15 countries across the globe. The one in New Chandigarh will be held on April 7.

Tata Mumbai marathon 2018: Over 44,000 runners sweat it out

Among the participants were also 1,130 senior citizens and 1,220 disabled participants. The victory was finally clinched by the Ethiopian runners Solomon Deksisa and Amane Gobena, clocking 2:09:34 and 2:25:49, respectively.

Postponed due to Gujarat elections, Rajkot marathon to be held on February 18

This will be third consecutive year when Rajkot will host a marathon. The theme of the event this year is also saving water, keeping the city clean and obeying traffic rules

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Akshay Kumar flags off marathon in Surat

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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