Highlights of Chennai Marathon
  August 30, 2010 11.30 AM

Chennai Marathon in aid of Give Life charity turned out a big hit as over a lakh people turned up at Anna Square early on Sunday to participate in the 7-km City Run and the 21-km Half Marathon.

Even though the sky was largely overcast the mod was completely upbeat with huge participation from NGOs and colleges. Corporates too participated to do their bit at the marathon.

Mayor M Subramanian flagged off the City Run the fun event at 6 am. Surprisingly this run, which had no prizes, saw young and old running and walking in good cheer.

Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi flagged off the Half Marathon, the event for the serious runner. She said, “The response to this event has exceeded my expectations”. Marg was the main sponsor of the event.

Celebrities like Actor Sneha and Percussionist and drummer Sivamani participated in the event.

News Link
656 Indians in the Interpol wanted list
  More News
» I was a rowdy says P Chidambaram
» Highlights of Chennai Marathon
» 656 Indians in the Interpol wanted list
» Ban on Blackberry will affect Rahul Gandhi
» Micheal Jackson’s children in school
» Girl found unconscious after going to the pub
» New plan for passengers at Chennai airport
» PMK to go it alone in 100 constituencies
» K A Sengottaiyan warns DMK
» EVKS takes over high command
» Chennai bound flight fails to take off, Passengers injured
» Ban on 1000 and 500 rupee notes
Behindindia.com © 2010 ; Privacy Policy ; Terms of Service