Tag: Mumbai Marathon

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These Roads aren’t meant for running #Mumbai Marathon 2017

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Mumbai’s roads are not for running   Mumbai’s roads are not for running. In fact Mumbai’s road are not for walking either. And with horrendous traffic jams, dug up roads, pot holes and erratic drivers, murderous BEST drivers, cows, dogs , jay walkers, pedestrians  and  hawkers, Mumbai’s roads aren’t meant for motorists too! So what …

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#Drumming up support for #MumbaiMarathon 2016

Asia’s richest marathon with a prize money of $3,77,000 will witness a total of 40,285 runners from different corners of the world. Standard Chartered is the title sponsor of the event.  source   Ever since #StanChart sponsored the first Mumbai Marathon, I’ve been an ardent supporter . I have spent almost an entire Sunday morning clapping …

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Mumbai Marathon – Losing steam?

An eager onlooker?  At 7 in the morning when I walked down the road I was amazed to find the street corner alive with cheerleaders, regular cheerers and of course the runners of the half marathon who had started off from Bandra .  Most of  the runners looked exhausted already and I can imagine it …

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Mumbai’s Marathon – Cheering them on

Runners from Mumbai’s first Marathon will be unable to recognise the race today. The first year was actually amateurish in comparison to today as I find that  each year the race gets bigger and better. Apart from the one year where I was annoyed by the house arrest imposed by the Marathon, I love playing …