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.
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.
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.
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.
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.