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Marathon

Abhinav Bindra

Bindra to take part in ‘virtual run” to raise funds for people affected by...

Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra is set to take part in the fund-raising initiative 'Sunfeast India Run As One', a "virtual event" which supports people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds collected from the registration fee of each "virtual...

‘Run to the Moon’ raises Rs. 19 lakh for unsung warriors of Indian sport

The ambitious ‘Run to the Moon’ conceived by IDBI Federal Life Insurance and NEB Sports concluded on Tuesday, with the 14,000 runners from different parts of the world covering a phenomenal distance of 9,08,800 kilometres  over the 30-day span. Spearheaded...
Thane Marathon

Coronavirus: Thane Mayor Marathon cancelled

The 'Thane Varsha Mahapour Marathon', an annual event, organised by the civic body, has been cancelled this time due to outbreak of COVID19 pandemic. This announcement was Monday made by city Mayor Naresh Mhaske in a recorded message. https://twitter.com/nareshmhaske/status/1277568266269937664?s=20 He said since...
Comrades Marathon

128 participants from India in S Africa’s virtual Comrades Marathon

As many as 128 runners from India are participating in this year's 'Comrades Marathon' virtual race, the world's oldest and largest ultramarathon run over a distance of nearly 90 kilometres in South Africa. Organised by the South African Comrades Marathon...
marathon-running

Critical differences between marathon runners and sprinters

Eliud Kipchoge was already famous but became increasingly well known for being the poster boy who set the world record in October 2019. He finished a marathon in 1:59:40 and covered 42.1km with an average pace of 2:50 per...