National Capital hosts Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon 2022 after gap of 2 years

Updated On Oct 16, 2022 03:10 PM IST
  • 29 elite runners and several amateurs joined The Delhi Half Marathon which was held in Delhi on October 16. Haile Gebrselassie, one of the greatest distance runners in history, is the International Event Ambassador at the Delhi Half Marathon 2022.
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The Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon which was conducted in Delhi on Sunday, October 16 was flagged from the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Chala Regasa of Ethiopia and Irine Cheptai of Kenya won the men's and women's elite races respectively.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 16, 2022 03:10 PM IST

The Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon which was conducted in Delhi on Sunday, October 16 was flagged from the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Chala Regasa of Ethiopia and Irine Cheptai of Kenya won the men's and women's elite races respectively.(PTI)

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Regasa won the race with a time of 1 hour 30 seconds, while Cheptai came up with a personal best of 1:06:42 to top the women's event.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Regasa won the race with a time of 1 hour 30 seconds, while Cheptai came up with a personal best of 1:06:42 to top the women's event.(AFP)

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India's steeplechase runner Avinash Sable won the Indian men's elite race by just 0.04 seconds ahead of Kartik Kumar and Srinu Bugatha.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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India's steeplechase runner Avinash Sable won the Indian men's elite race by just 0.04 seconds ahead of Kartik Kumar and Srinu Bugatha.(PTI)

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On the eve of the marathon, Sable said that prize money for long-distance running competitions should be raised to promote the sport in India.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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On the eve of the marathon, Sable said that prize money for long-distance running competitions should be raised to promote the sport in India.(PTI)

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The Indian women elite race was won by Sanjivani Yadav who clocked 1:17:53. Monika Athara and Priti Lamba were second and third with 1:18:39 and 1:19:06.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Indian women elite race was won by Sanjivani Yadav who clocked 1:17:53. Monika Athara and Priti Lamba were second and third with 1:18:39 and 1:19:06.(PTI)

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Two-time 5,000 m World champion Muktar Edris of Ethiopia, 2021 Berlin Half Marathon winner Felix Kipkoech of Kenya and promising Ethiopian Chala Regasa are among the top names in the men's Elite field.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Two-time 5,000 m World champion Muktar Edris of Ethiopia, 2021 Berlin Half Marathon winner Felix Kipkoech of Kenya and promising Ethiopian Chala Regasa are among the top names in the men's Elite field.(AFP)

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The fastest Indian man and woman received rupees 3.5 lakhs each at the Delhi Half Marathon. Prize money of USD 268,000 was announced for the World Athletics Elite Label Road Race.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The fastest Indian man and woman received rupees 3.5 lakhs each at the Delhi Half Marathon. Prize money of USD 268,000 was announced for the World Athletics Elite Label Road Race.(AFP)

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The International Elite winners in the men's and women's categories will take home USD 27,000 each and the prize fund includes the top 10 finishers in both. They will also receive an Event Record Bonus of USD 12,000 as an incentive.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The International Elite winners in the men's and women's categories will take home USD 27,000 each and the prize fund includes the top 10 finishers in both. They will also receive an Event Record Bonus of USD 12,000 as an incentive.(AFP)

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"The Delhi Half Marathon is something we look forward to every year in our family and in my neighbourhood. There are so many of us runners who have been running together for many years now. It has become so joyful, so enjoyable and it brings so much enthusiasm toeach one of us," Bhushan, 39, who has been an active participant in the Delhi Half Marathon since its inception back in 2005 said.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 16, 2022 03:10 PM IST

"The Delhi Half Marathon is something we look forward to every year in our family and in my neighbourhood. There are so many of us runners who have been running together for many years now. It has become so joyful, so enjoyable and it brings so much enthusiasm toeach one of us," Bhushan, 39, who has been an active participant in the Delhi Half Marathon since its inception back in 2005 said.(AFP)

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"Races like Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon enhance your life. It even helps people tackle loneliness and gives you a sense of belonging. Hence, everybody should be running and enjoy themselves," Bhushan added.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 16, 2022 03:10 PM IST

"Races like Vedanta Delhi Half Marathon enhance your life. It even helps people tackle loneliness and gives you a sense of belonging. Hence, everybody should be running and enjoy themselves," Bhushan added.(PTI)

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