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Congress Claims Girls In Large Numbers Participated In Party's 'Women Marathon' In Lucknow

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Pandey said that after the success of marathons in Meerut, Jhansi and Moradabad, today's programme here was also successful and alleged that Yogi Government is trying to defame the marathon programme but the girls have rejected this negative politics.

Uttar Pradesh: Congress Girl Marathon Disallowed, Administration Cites ‘Omicron Covid-19 Curbs'

Dec 26, 2021 PTI

Uttar Pradesh: The women in large numbers had turned up for the marathon in Jhansi and Lucknow on Sunday, under Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi’s women centric event.

Greek Runner Runner Costas Gelaouzos Wins First Post-pandemic Athens Marathon

The race resumed this year after a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 9,558 runners registered to line up at the start in the village of Marathon.

Boston Marathon Set To Begin After Coronavirus Pandemic Hiatus

Oct 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

It's been 30 months since athletes raced 26.2 miles (42.2 kilometers) to Copley Square in Boston, the 125th edition of the Boston Marathon, which is the world's oldest and most prestigious annual marathon.

London Marathon: Sisay Lemma, Joyciline Jepkosgei Emerge Triumphant

This was the first time a full-scale London Marathon was successfully staged in more than two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

22 September, 2021

Mary Jepkosgei Keitany, Women's Marathon Record Holder, Retires After Injury

Associated Press (AP)

The 39-year-old Kenyan said pandemic-related travel restrictions have stopped her from coming to Europe to get treatment on an injury sustained in 2019.

08 August, 2021

Eliud Kipchoge Defends Olympic Marathon Title At Tokyo 2020


Kipchoge becomes the third athlete to win multiple gold medals in the men’s marathon, joining Abebe Bikila (1960, ’64) and Waldemar Cierpinski (’76, ’80)

07 August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Peres Jepchirchir Beats Heat In Sapporo To Win Women's Marathon


Jepchirchir's winning time of 2 hours, 27 minutes, 20 seconds was not fast — 10 minutes off her personal best — but it was still sizzling considering the conditions

11 June, 2021

China Ultra-marathon Tragedy: 27 Face Punishment For Hosting 'Unprofessional' Race That Killed 21 Runners


The tragedy had evoked public anger on Chinese social media, with criticism mainly directed at the Baiyin government for lack of contingency planning

23 May, 2021

China Ultra-marathon Tragedy: Extreme Weather Kills 21 Cross-country Runners In A Single Race


The tragedy has evoked public anger on Chinese social media, with criticism mainly directed at the Baiyin government for lack of contingency planning

09 May, 2021

Tamil Nadu's New Health Minister MA Subramanian Is Also A Marathon Runner

Outlook Web Bureau

Besides being a politician, MA Subramanian is a fitness enthusiast who has run many marathons and holds multiple records.


03 April, 2021

Aiming At A Guinness Record, This Indian Soldier Is On A Mission To Run 4,300 Km Under 50 Days

Outlook Web Bureau

Naik Velu is an ultramarathoner who is attempting a Guinness World Record by running from Kashmir to Kanyakumari covering a distance of about 4,300 km under 50 days

14 December, 2020

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel Participates In Virtual Marathon

Outlook Web Bureau

The virtual race from Balrampur to Sukma saw over one lakh people from 28 districts participate.

11 May, 2020

Shoe Wars: Nike's Rvals Play Catch-up In 'Marathon' Business Worth Billions


The likes of Adidas, Asics, Brooks, Hoka, New Balance and Saucony have recently released or are about to unveil their own carbon-fibre versions of running shoes

26 April, 2020

Amrik Singh, Veteran Marathon Runner And 'Founding Father' Of Scotland's Sikh Community, Succumbs To Coronavirus


Amrik Singh, the "founding father" of Scotland's Sikh community, was admitted to a hospital last Sunday with symptom and he battled heroically, but eventually succumbed on April 23

20 October, 2019

Delhi Half Marathon 2019: Andamlak Belihu, Tsehay Gemechu Defend Titles With Personal Best Timings


Andamlak Belihu's timing of 59:10 was better than the 59.18 that he had clocked to win the title last year, while Tsehay Gemechu smashed the course record by producing a personal best of 66:00 at Delhi Half Marathon 2019

12 October, 2019

Busting The Mythical Barrier: Eliud Kipchoge Becomes First Man To Run Marathon Under Two Hours


Eliud Kipchoge, 34, already holds the men's world record for the distance with a time of 2hr 01min 39sec, which he set in the flat Berlin marathon on September 16, 2018


08 September, 2019

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei Runs Fastest-Ever Women's Half-Marathon


Brigid Kosgei's time was 23 seconds quicker than the world record set in 2017 by fellow Kenyan Joyciline Jepkosgei but the course in the northeast of England is not eligible for records

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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