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Delhi Marathon

Marathon RunThe Delhi Half Marathon or widely referred as Delhi marathon is a yearly road running event launched in New Delhi, India. Started in the year 2005, the Delhi half marathon is a fine-spun sporting event where elite runners and mass participants involve.

The marathon run in Delhi is an 'Association of International Marathons and Distance Races' - recognized event and is accredited as a Gold Label Road Race by the International Association of Athletics Federations (international governing body for the sport of athletics).

The Delhi Half Marathon is considered as the World's richest and most esteemed half marathon has now successfully completed eight magnificent editions.

Commencements of the events:
  • Half Marathon Elite Men - 6:30 AM
  • Half Marathon Elite women - 6.35 AM
  • Open Half Marathon - 6.40 AM
  • Great Delhi Run - 8.45 AM
  • Senior Citizens’ Run - 7.35 AM
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon - Events

Name of the event: Half Marathon
Distance: 21.097 km
Minimum age for participation: 18 years (born on or before 29.09.1995)

Name of the event: Great Delhi Run
Distance: 6 km
Minimum age for participation: 12 years (born on or before 29.09.2001)

Name of the event: Senior Citizens' Run
Distance: 4 km
Minimum age for participation: 60 years (born on or before 29.09.1953)

Name of the event: Champions with Disability
Distance: 4 km
Minimum age for participation: 12 years (born on or before 29.09.2001)

Previous Edition Results and Winners:

(KEN: Kenya, ETH: Ethiopia, RUS: Russia, RWA: Rwanda)

Year: 2005

Men's winner: Philip Rugut (KEN); Time: 1:01:55
Women's winner: Irina Timofeyeva (RUS); Time: 1:10:35

Year: 2006
Men's winner: Francis Kibiwott (KEN); Time: 1:01:36
Women's winner: Lineth Chepkurui (KEN); Time: 1:10:40

Year: 2007
Men's winner: Dieudonné Disi (RWA); Time: 1:00:43
Women's winner: Deriba Alemu (ETH); Time: 1:10:30

Year: 2008
Men's winner: Deriba Merga (ETH); Time: 59:15
Women's winner: Aselefech Mergia (ETH); Time: 1:08:17

Year: 2009
Men's winner: Deriba Merga (ETH); Time: 59:54
Women's winner: Mary Keitany (KEN); Time: 1:06:54

Year: 2010

Men's winner: Geoffrey Mutai (KEN); Time: 59:38   
Women's winner: Aselefech Mergia (ETH); Time: 1:08:35

Year: 2011

Men's winner: Lelisa Desisa (ETH); Time: 59:30
Women's winner: Lucy Wangui (KEN); Time: 1:07:04

Year: 2012

Men's winner: Edwin Kipyego (KEN); Time: 1:00:55
Women's winner: Wude Ayalew (ETH); Time: 1:11:10

Year: 2013
Men's winner: Suresh Kumar (IND); Time: 1:04:38
Women's winner: Florence kiplagat; Time: 1:10:04

Year: 2015
Men's winner: BIRHANU LEGESE-ETH; Time: 00:59:20
Women's winner: CYNTHIA LIMO-KEN; Time: 01:08:35

Year: 2016
Men's winner: LAKSHMANAN G-IND:Time 01:04:37
Women's winner: WORKNESH DEGEFA-ETH: Time: 01:07:42

Year: 2017
Men's winner: BERHANU LEGESE-ETH: Time:59:46
Women's winner: ALMAZ AYANA-ETH: Time:1:07:12

Year: 2018
Men's winner: ANDAMLAK BELIHU-ETH: Time: 0:59:18
Women's winner: TSEHAY GEMECHU-ETH: Time:1:06:50

Year: 2019
Men's winner: ANDAMLAK BELIHU-ETH:Time: 0:59:18
Women's winner: TSEHAY GEMECHU-ETH: Time:1:06:00

Year: 2020
Men's winner: AMDEWORK WALELEGN-ETH : Time: 0:58:53
Women's winner: YALEMZERF YEHUALAW-ETH: Time:1:04:46

Delhi Half Marathon Record Holders:
Men: Deriba Merga from Ethipoia  holds the record for completing the marathon in 59:15 in 2008
Women: Mary Keitany from Kenya holds the record for completing the marathon in 1:06:54 in 2009

The Delhi Half Marathon run is not just a distance running event, but a zealous jubilation of liveliness and physical fitness that emphasizes the enthusiasm of the people of Delhi.

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