The 13th edition of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon was held on 17th January, 2016 in the city, which was attended by several fitness freaks from our B-town among others. More than 40,000 people participated in 2016 edition of Mumbai Marathon, which is also Asia’s richest one, which has a prize money of $3, 77, 000.
It’s the most awaited date in the city’s calendar, the third Sunday of January each year, and has been for the last 12 years. When the entire town is talking about her break-up with Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif along with her fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala, despite an injury was spotted at the Marathon.
At 5.40am, the Half Marathon runners set off from the Worli Dairy at Worli Sea face on their 21km journey, as the amateur runners took off for the 42km from the magnificent Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.
Marathon Ambassador, John Abraham, dressed in all black attended the event to cheer the participants. Kipketer, who started the race as a pace-setter, clocked 2.08.35 hours as he ran a blistering second leg to break the three – year record set by his Kenyan counterpart Jackson Kiprop in 2013.
Other celebs such as R Madhavan, Gulshan Grover, Rahul Bose, Milind Soman, Farah Khan Ali, Tara Sharma, Shaheen Abbas, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, veteran actor Dalip Tahil, Shaina NC were also spotted interacting with the participants and motivating them.
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