New Delhi: You know what's the easiest way to keep fit? Run a mile to stay hale and hearty! So, how about running a marathon? Well, marathon is a long distance running event which gives many health benefits to our body.
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge got the better of compatriot and defending champion Wilson Kipsang in a fierce battle over the closing miles to win the London Marathon by five seconds on Sunday with world record holder Dennis Kimetto third.
Athletics` world governing body has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to double the two-year doping ban handed out to Kenya`s Boston and Chicago marathon winner Rita Jeptoo, CAS said on its website (www.tas-cas.org) on Tuesday.
Around 20,000 athletes will on Sunday join Kenya`s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta for the second edition of the Half Marathon which will take place on the same day as the International Women`s Day celebrations in Nairobi.