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In pics: 40,000 runners participate in the 14th Mumbai marathon

The 14th edition of the Mumbai Marathon was flagged-off from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in Mumbai on Sunday morning.

mumbai Updated: Jan 15, 2017 11:51 IST
Runners participate in the 14th edition of the Mumbai marathon.
Runners participate in the 14th edition of the Mumbai marathon. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)

The 14th edition of the Mumbai Marathon was flagged-off from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in the city on Sunday morning.

The full marathon for amateurs was started at 5.40 am and was followed by the full marathon for the elite athletes at 7.20 am. Both of these races will end at the the CST.

The half marathon race was flagged off at 5.40 am from Worli Dairy. It will go on to the Sea Link, and trace the same route back as the marathon to finish opposite CST.

Elite athletes begin their run near Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus for the full marathon in Mumbai. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Athlete in a Guy Fawkes mask runs during the full marathon in Mumbai. (Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Athlete makes a signal while running during the full marathon in Mumbai. (Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Elite athletes cross Haji Ali during the Mumbai Marathon. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Elite athletes run across the Bandra-Worli sea link during the full marathon in Mumbai. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
This year with 53 elite international and Indian runners have the lined up for the competition. (Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
The 14th edition of Mumbai Marathon includes India’s biggest names in track and field and distance running athletes. (Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
People cheer as a person in a wheelchair participates in the Mumbai Marathon. (Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Organisers of the marathon have said that more than 40000 runners from different corners of the world are taking part in the event.