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Kenyan runner wins Taj marathon, Flying Sikh flagged off

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Published on 14 Feb 2016 6:49 AM GMT

Kenyan runner wins Taj marathon, Flying Sikh flagged off
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Agra: Samuel of Kenya won the Taj Marathon and was awarded with Rs five lakhs as prize money on Sunday.

Over 32,000 participants took part in 21-km marathon which was flagged off from Sikandara at 0600 hours by 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh.

  • The marathon was organized on the occasion of 25'th anniversary of the Taj Mahotsav.
  • Taj Mahotsav is a 13-day event starting from Sunday.
  • Taj Mahotsav was planned to begin with a Marathon which was inaugurated by Milkha Singh.
  • Participants included professional runners and athletes from 18 to 50 years of age.
  • Another 12-kilometre race started from Paliwal at 0730 hours.
  • Participants included under-18 boys, housewives, veteran athletes and corporate teams.
  • The 6-kilometre race started from Shahjahan park at 0825 hours.
  • Participants included senior citizens, under-18 girls and corporates.
  • Lastly, the 2.5-kilometre race started from Only restaurant at 0830 hours.
  • Participants included citizens above 70 years of age and disabled champions.

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