Mumbai Marathon 2018 route announced – key changes

With the construction work for Mumbai Marathon going on, the route for the 2018 Tat Mumbai Marathon will undergo minor changes. The metro work is currently going on, on a long stretch on the D.N Road (from Flora Fountain, Hutatma Chowk in South Mumbai).  To manage this, the route has been modified read more

Runner targets fastest marathon in sari world record at Mumbai Marathon

Jayanthi Sampathkumar, a runner who lives in Hyderabad and works as an Engineering Manager at Microsoft, recently set the Guinness World Record for being the fastest marathon finisher in a sari. That was set in the Hyderabad Marathon in August 2017 when she ran the marathon in 4 hours 57 mins and read more

25 percent of runners at Mumbai Marathon from outside Mumbai

Now that’s an interesting report. A national daily has reported that around 25% of the participants at the iconic Mumbai Marathon, the biggest running event in India, are from outside the city.

Now, the report does not clarify if this number applies to the entire set of people registered across read more

Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018 pacer list announced

The 2018 Tata Mumbai Marathon pacers list has been announced. Below is an impressive list of 45 pacers who will play a crucial role in meeting the time goals of participants. Even the newly introduced category, the ‘Timed 10K’ has been provided with pacers. Whether you are looking at running read more

High court asks BMC to grant permission to Mumbai Marathon

Well, the usual bickering is going on for the upcoming Tata Mumbai Marathon on Jan 21st, between BMC and the marathon organizers. BMC is asking Procam to pay Rs 3.66 crore towards the “land fees, displaying advertisements and hoardings, and security deposit”. Procam last year paid about read more

Mumbai Marathon 2018 finishers will receive two medals this time

Here is something interesting. For the first time ever, every 2018 Tata Mumbai Marathon finisher (full marathon only) will receive a two piece finisher medal. One for the finisher, and one specially crafted for the person who inspired the runner to run.

That person might be your local running coach, read more

15th edition of Tata Mumbai Marathon to see record participation

The 15th edition of the Tata Mumbai Marathon on January 21st will see 44,407 runners of over 30 nationalities participate in the six categories. Here is the event wise break up of the participation numbers:

Marathon – 6,955 runners
Half marathon – 14,950 runners
10 km run – read more

Elite field for Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018 announced

The top international and Indian elite field has been announced for the Tata Mumbai Marathon. Ethiopia’s Solomon Deksisa and defending women’s champion Bornes Kitur lead an impressive field announced today by organisers of the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018, an IAAF Silver Label road race, read more