|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.
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