30TH THANE MAYOR VARSHA MARATHON- By Ramesh Kharkar

30TH THANE MAYOR VARSHA MARATHON held on  18TH AUGUST  2019.

HALF MARATHON- 21 K.M.: ABRAHAM KIPTUM of Kenya broke eight years seven month seven days old World Record of Zersenay Tadesse with time of 58 minutes 18 seconds.

Abraham’s per kilo meter slits was 13;56 – 14;06 – 13;35 – 13;41, remaining distance he finished in just 3 minutes.

WOMEN HALF MARATHON: Joycilline Jepkosgei of Kenya creates New World Record with time of 64 minutes 51 second at Valencia on 22nd Oct. 2017. The earlier Record was in the name of Joy’s Countrywoman Peres Jepchirchir with time of 65:06 sec.

MARATHON-42.195 K.M. MEN: ELIUD KIPCHOGE of Kenya creatd fantastic World Record at Barlin Marathon with time of 2 hours 1 minute 39 seconds on 16th Sept. 2018.His average pace per kilometre 2 min 53 sec, viz. 4 min 38.6 sec. Per Mile.First half of the Marathon Eliud ran in one hour one minute six seconds and finished second half with time of ONE HOUR AND THIRTY THIRTY THREE SECONDS.

The greatest Long Distance Runner Mo Farah, two Olympics and as much World Championships’ 5000/10,000 mts. Winner went to run Marathon. It was just like Greatest Olympion Emil Zatopek of Czechoslovakia who won 5000/ 10,000 and Marathon in one Olympic of 1952 Helsinky. Mo was placed third in London Marathon, but his time of 2 hrs. 6 min. 11 sec. Broke British Record of 2:07:13. Then Mo FARAH went on to win Chicago Marathon in 2 hr. 5 min. 11 seconds.That erased 37 seconds from European Record.

HALF MARATHON RECORDS

THANE HALF MARATHON:67;37 sec. Elam Singh, A.S.P.T.PUNE, 25TH Aug. 2013.

Indian: 63;53 sec. Nitender Singh Rawat  19th Nov. 2017.

Asian:  58;40 Ssec.Abraham Cheroben, Baharin, 17 Sept. 2017.

World: 58;18 sec. Abraham Kiptum, Kenya, 28th Oct. 2018.

WOMEN HALF MARATHON:Vasai- Virar: 78:.02 sec. 11th DEC. 2016.

Maharashtra:70:52 SEC.  Lalita Babar, Delhi Marathon, 19th Nov. 2015.

India: 70:31 sec. L. SURIYA, Tamil Nadu, Delhi Marathon, 19th Nov. 2017.

Asian:65:22 SEC. Violah Jepchumba, Baharin, Praha, 1st Apr. 2017.

World:64:51 sec. Joycilline Jepkosgei, Kenya, Velencia, 22nd Nov.2017.

Ramesh G. Kharkar
Kreeacharya, Thane Bhushan, Statistician- Athletic Federtion India, Member- A.T.F.S., U.S., Expert- I.A.A.F., Monaco.