Mumbai Marathon: Debutant Abera, favourite Mekash win titles
Mumbai Marathon: Debutant Abera, favourite Mekash win titles

Ethiopians Tesfaye Abera, a rank outsider, and defending champion Dinknesh Mekash clinched the men's and women's titles respectiely and the top prize of USD 41,000 in the 12th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon here on Sunday.

I will abide by AFI regulation on marathons: OP Jaisha
I will abide by AFI regulation on marathons: OP Jaisha

Seasoned runner O P Jaisha, who broke the 19-year-old women's national marathon record here on Sunday, said that she will abide by whatever limits are imposed by Athletics Federation of India on the number of such races an athlete can run in a calendar year in future.

Designer Archana Kochhar runs Mumbai Marathon for cause

Fashion designer Archana Kochhar, popular for her traditional creations, ran the Mumbai Marathon here Sunday in support of the girl child empowerment through education, with Smile Foundation.

Yadav's return may make it tough for Karan at Mumbai Marathon

The return of seasoned distance runner and London Olympian Ram Singh Yadav has made it a real challenge for last year's top Indian finisher among men, Karan Singh, to repeat his feat in Sunday's Mumbai Marathon.

Mumbai marathon likely to again see African domination
Mumbai marathon likely to again see African domination

African runners are once again expected to sweep the stakes in the USD 3,60,000 prize money 12th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon on Sunday with Kenyan men and Ethiopian women favoured to clinch the top honours.

Mumbai Marathon is selection trial for world championship: AFI
Mumbai Marathon is selection trial for world championship: AFI

This Sunday's Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon would be the pre-qualification event for the World Championships in August in Beijing, said Athletics Federation of India president Adille Sumariwalla on Friday.

Mumbai Marathon: Babar sets new course record; completes hat-trick of titles

Lalita Babar completed a hat-trick of wins among the Indian women and set a new course record, while Pune-based Army Sports Institute`s Karan Singh was the best finisher among the Indian men in the 11th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, here today.

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Lalita Babbar to give Asian Marathon a miss due to exam

Mumbai Marathon winner Lalita Babbar will not take part in the women`s section of the 14th Asian Marathon Championship to be held in Hong Kong (China) tomorrow as she is appearing in her degree examination.

Ugandan Kiprop, Kenyan Valentine set new Mumbai marathon marks

Pacemaker Jackson Kiprop of Uganda and rookie Valentine Kipketer of Kenya set new course records on their way to the men and women`s titles respectively in the USD 350,000 10th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon here on Sunday.

African runners set to dominate Mumbai Marathon

Long-distance runners Ethiopia and Kenya are once again set to dominate the USD 350,000 Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon`s tenth edition on Sunday.

Bollywood stars, corporate honchos brace for Mumbai Marathon

Considered to be the richest marathon in Asia, a special trophy has been instituted for the winners. The top Indian male and female finishers will take home Rs. 4,50,000 each.

Stars join in at Mumbai Marathon`s dream run

The six-km-long Dream Run event of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012 Sunday saw over 22,000 people participating along with many Bollywood celebrities and television actors.

African rivalry set to dominate Mumbai Marathon

African athletes are expected to continue their dominance with runners from Kenya and Ethiopia likely to battle it out for top honours.

Vijay Amritraj inspires brave-hearts of Mumbai Marathon

A 70-strong contingent of heart patients from the renowned Asian Heart Institute (AHI) will join 39,000 fit runners Sunday at the high-profile 9th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, an official said here Saturday.

Kenyan athlete eyeing 2:08 hours timing at Mumbai Marathon

Finishing a marathon below 2 hours and 10 minutes is considered an arduous task but Kenyan athlete William Kipsang is determined to do just that at the 9th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon.

Mumbai Marathon course altered to suit athletes

The route for the ninth edition of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon to be held on Sunday has been altered to enable athletes attain a better timing.

Leading athletes to run in Mumbai Marathon

The upcoming Mumbai Marathon will be a fiercely fought affair with world`s leading athletes, including former world champion Luke Kibet, Ethopia`s Siraj Gena and Kenya`s Laban Moiben confirming their participation in the event.

AFI buries hatchet with Mumbai Marathon organisers

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has buried its hatchet with the organisers of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon and will be supporting the annual event to be held on January 15 this year.

Top two Indian female finishers in Mumbai Marathon disqualified

The top two Indian women finishers in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2011 on Sunday were disqualified after being found guilty of not completing the route, organisers said.