Mumbai marathon 2007 update

DNA reports the following interesting statistics on the upcoming run:

  • 30,000 entries so far — an increase of 2,500 over last year.
  • 14,000 participants for Dream Run (closed registration)
  • The entries for the Half Marathon (7,000) are also almost taken
  • Full Marathon has also found many takers

The “many” part in above was what I found most interesting. How does this compare with the last run’s (2006) numbers – check it out right here.

Some more interesting news:

  • There’s going to be a movie named “Mumbai Marathon” going to be released this January. The movie features Sammir Dattani as a marathon runner.
  • SIFY will be doing live streaming of the Mumbai Marathon on their website
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