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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Mumbai Marathon


17th Mumbai Marathon: Ethiopian breaks record for 42-km full marathon

January 20, 2020 5:17 am

Flagged off for the 17th time, the main attraction of the morning was the elite athlete’s full marathon (42 km), which was won by Derara Hurisa of Ethiopia. Hurisa completed the feat in two hours and eight minutes, breaking the marathon’s all-time record.

17th Mumbai Marathon: Avid trekker and runner at 64, man dies of cardiac arrest; 17 hospitalised

January 20, 2020 12:44 pm

The deceased was a retired bank clerk, who has been taking part in marathons for the past five years in the senior citizen category along with several colleagues from Canara Bank, where he worked. Manjalkar, his family said, had not eaten much during dinner on Saturday night.

Sporting versions of the ‘fastest shoes’, top three break course record

January 20, 2020 9:03 am

The popularity of the shoe has been undeniable. In the first week of January, Japan holds the annual Hakone Ekiden event - a relay two-day marathon held between around 10 colleges in Japan.

17th Mumbai Marathon: Over 55,000 to take to streets today, registrations up by 19pc

January 19, 2020 2:04 am

The star-studded event will see defending champion of the full marathon, Kenya’s Cosmos Lagat, leading the men’s field, while the women’s field will be headlined by defending champion Worknesh Alemu of Ethiopia.

At Mumbai Marathon, Eliud Kipchoge shoes back in the spotlight

January 19, 2020 10:18 am

The shoes were first designed as a part of an attempt to enable an athlete to run the length of a marathon in under two hours – a feat that was seemingly impossible.

From 7 am seaside runs to lifestyle changes — what Mumbai marathon means to city

January 17, 2020 2:24 am

Since its inception in 2004, the Mumbai Marathon, which is held on the third Sunday of January, has been an iconic event, attracting people from varied walks of life, including celebrities, businessmen and movie stars.

After 2-year gap, man with brain disorder to run in Mumbai marathon

January 17, 2020 2:10 am

One of Dugal’s legs is turned inwards, his back is bent, and he loses energy soon while walking. For a cerebral palsy patient, walking for even 500-850 m can be very tiring.

Are you all set to run a marathon? Keep in mind these easy tips

January 12, 2020 3:38 pm

No matter if it is race 1 or 101, remember to enjoy the experience. If you’re disappointed by your performance, allow yourself to be annoyed about it for a while but then log it in your training plan and move on.

Mumbai Marathon: Sudha betters course record, eyes steplechase

January 21, 2019 10:58 am

The course record for Indian women stood at 2:37:29, set by OP Jaisha in 2015. Sudha bettered that by over two minutes, clocking 2:34:56 to secure her spot for Doha, and finishing eighth overall in the race.

Mumbai Marathon: Cosmas Lagat, Worknesh Alemu clinch men's and women's titles

January 20, 2019 2:50 pm

Cosmas Lagat of Kenya and Worknesh Alemu of Ethiopia surprised pre-race favourites to win the men's and women's crowns respectively in the USD 405,000 Tata Mumbai Marathon.


Tiger Shroff, Anil Ambani among 55,000 runners at Mumbai Marathon 2020

January 19, 2020 5:04 pm

The Mumbai Marathon, held on the third Sunday of January, has been an iconic event, attracting people from varied walks of life, including celebrities, businessmen and movie stars.

Anil Ambani, John Abraham, wife Priya grace Mumbai Marathon

January 18, 2015 4:49 pm

The 2015 edition of the Mumbai Marathon started on Sunday (January 18) at 5:40 am in which around 40,000 people took part. This year's edition of the marathon both started and finished at the Azad Maidan sports ground in South Mumbai and brought together thousands of long-distance runners, senior citizens, physically challenged participants and amateur runners.