A dynamic marathoner from North-East India training Indian runners to bring home Olympic gold some day interacts with a woman who is helping women in Afghanistan break the glass ceiling through sports. Watch their amazing interaction on this episode of the The Mumbai Portal
Ethiopia's Ayele Abshero, the fastest man on the start-line (2:04:23) along with Dinknesh Mekash, a two-time winner in Mumbai, will lead the elite field at the 14thedition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM) on January 15. Joining the best in the world will be top Indian athletes —Olympian Kheta Ram, MD Yunusand Elam Singh as well as Jyoti Gawate, Monica Raut and Monica Athare — who will take centre stage and vie for a prize money of USD 384,000.
On Sunday, 15th January 2017, Mumbai will host the 14th edition of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM), an event that sparked the running revolution in India. The streets of the maximum city will be graced by some of the finest long distance athletes from across the world with strides firmly set to achieve their personal best.