CM Uddhav Thackeray flagged off the Dream Run of the 17th edition of the Mumbai Marathon today. Actor Rahul Bose is also participating in the Dream Run. Lyricist Gulzar was also present with the children during the run.
The Mumbai Marathon 2020 kicked off at 5.15 am. Over 55,000 runners are taking part in the 17th edition of the Mumbai Marathon. Runners will take part in different categories of runs - from the full marathon, half marathon, the 10k run, the Mumbai Elite run among others. The half marathon starts from the Bandra Worli Sealink while all the other runs start from CST.
This year a Time Performance Bonus has been introduced for the Indian athletes. At the 10km mark, a performance bonus of Rs 40,000 will be awarded. For Indian elite athletes, the cut-off timings are 00:32.00, 01:03.30, 01:35.00 for 10K, 20K, and 30K respectively. Similarly, the cut off timings for Indian elite women are 00:32.10, 01:15.00, 01:51.00, for 10K, 20k and 30K respectively.
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