Marathon Current Affairs, GK & News

Kargil to Kohima Ultra Marathon-‘Glory Run’

The Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria felicitated a team of 25 Air Warriors at the New Delhi Air Force Station on Monday, 16th December 2019 to mark a unique achievement by running expedition from Kargil to Kohima- named as K2K Ultra Marathon-Glory Run, ..

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World Athlete of the Year 2019

Men’s- Eliud Kipchoge, Kenyan long-distance runner has been awarded the World Athlete of the Year 2019. 35-year -old also won the award in 2018 making him the 4th athlete to win the World Athlete of the Year award in consecutive years. Eluid Kipchoge became the world record holder in the marathon with a timing of ..

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Gelete Burka wins women’s race at Paris Marathon 2019

Ethiopian athletes Gelete Burka (women’s race) and Abrha Milaw (men’s race) won the 43rd edition of the Paris Marathon on 14th April 2019. They led a record 60,000 participants to the finish line through the French capital. Milaw won the men’s race with a time of 2 hours :07 minutes and :50 seconds. Burka was ..

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Atlawim Debebe, wins 2018 Pune International Marathon

Atlawim Debebe of Ethiopia has won the 2018 Pune International Marathon with the timing of 2 hours 17 minutes 17 seconds. Teshome Getachew claimed second and Bekele Asefa third position. Both of them are also from Ethiopia.In women’s Full Marathon Pascalia Chepkogei from Kenya stood first with the timing of 2 hour 50 minutes 27 ..

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Gopi Thonakal becomes first Indian man to win Asian Marathon Championship

Gopi Thonakal from Kerala has become the first Indian man to win Asian Marathon Championship. He achieved the feat in the 16th edition of the prestigious event, at Dongguan in China on November 26, 2017. Gopi clocked 2 hours 15 minutes and 48 seconds to clinch gold. He, thus, became the first Indian man to ..

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