Celebrities cheer Delhi at Half Marathon

More than 31,000 people and a host of celebrities from the field of sports and entertainment thronged Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Sunday morning to participate in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.

Celebrities cheer Delhi at Half Marathon
Celebrities cheer Delhi at Half Marathon

More than 31,000 people and a host of celebrities from the field of sports and entertainment thronged Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Sunday morning to participate in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.

Delhi Half Marathon: Suresh, Preeja crowned victors among Indians
Delhi Half Marathon: Suresh, Preeja crowned victors among Indians

Suresh Kumar and Preeja Sreedharan emerged winners among the Indian athletes taking part in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon held here Sunday.

Adola, Kiplagat emerge Delhi Half Marathon champions

Ethiopian Guye Adola and Kenya’s Florence Kiplagat won the men’s and women’s category races of the  Delhi Half Marathon held here Sunday.

Be honest, don't dope, says marathon legend Paula Radcliffe
Be honest, don't dope, says marathon legend Paula Radcliffe

British long-distance runner Paula Radcliffe, who holds the women's marathon world record for the last 11 years, on Friday said competition should be held in the right spirit and urged athletes to be honest and not resort to shortcuts like doping.

Kenyans use their running riches in cattle herding
Kenyans use their running riches in cattle herding

The Kenyans run to milk medals and herd cattles, literally. It is a well-known fact that Kenyans rule the world of endurance running but what is not is that they spend as much as USD 15000 from their prize money on cattle herding, mainly cows.

Elite Kenyan runners in fray at Delhi Half Marathon
Elite Kenyan runners in fray at Delhi Half Marathon

 Kenya's elite runners including defending champion Florence Kiplagat and world half marathon champion Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor will vie for top honours at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, scheduled here for November 23.

Delhi Half Marathon Nov 23
Delhi Half Marathon Nov 23

The annual Delhi Half Marathon will be held Nov 23. The registrations for which was declared open here Wednesday.

Tsegay wins Delhi Half Marathon, sets new course record

Atsedu Tsegay of Ethiopia registered a new course record to win the men’s race while Kenyan Florence Kiplagat won the women’s title at the $210,000 Delhi Half Marathon here Sunday morning.

Donovan Bailey`s gesture touches cancer patients

Former Olympic and world sprint champion Donovan Bailey touched a few lives Saturday as he interacted with cancer patients and offered them tips for Sunday`s Airtel Half Marathon.

World`s best to run in Airtel Delhi Half Marathon

The world’s finest distance runners will take centre stage on the grand platform that has been set up for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon which will be flagged off from the iconic Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.

Bolt had right people around him, Johnson didn`t: Bailey

Doping is a menace that can be avoided if one keeps the company of "right people" which exactly has been the difference between Usain Bolt and Ben Johnson, feels former Olympic and World 100 metres champion Donovan Bailey.

Delhi Half Marathon route map unveiled wednesday

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon promoters Procam International today announced the route map for the event, besides outlining medical and other facilities that will be put in place for the 31,000 participants expected to run on the race day on December 15.

World`s best Elite field to target course records

The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is all set to witness world`s best ever elite athlete field and the most competitive ever, which will include four men and women out of the top 10 of 2013 rankings, here on December 15.

Olympic champion Donovan Bailey to grace Delhi half marathon

The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon will have 1996 Atlanta Olympics 100m gold medallist Donovan Bailey as its "Event Ambassador" along with "Flying Sikh" Milkha Singh during the prestigious event which is scheduled to take place on December 15.

Kenya’s Edwin Kipyego wins Delhi Half Marathon

Kenya`s Edwin Kipyego has won the eight edition of Delhi Half Marathon in men`s elite section with a timing of one hour and 55 seconds here on Sunday.

Delhi`s humid weather takes its toll on Half Marathon athletes

Participants of the Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday questioned the wisdom behind scheduling the event at this time of the year.

Children join Delhi Half Marathon for a cause

A group of 150 children -- some of whom toiled in difficult labour conditions till recently and some of whom were trafficked as bonded labourers -- joined the run enthusiastically.

Pal, Sudha take honours among Indians in Delhi Half Marathon

Rahul Pal and Sudha Singh won the 2012 Delhi Half Marathon in the elite Indian men and women`s category respectively on Sunday.