Rachel Chatterjee wins gold in Mumbai Marathon

By Author  |  Published: 22nd Jan 2018  11:53 pmUpdated: 23rd Jan 2018  12:52 am
Mumbai Marathon
Rachel Chatterjee

Hyderabad: Rachel Chatterjee, senior IAS officer from Hyderabad, has won gold medal for the fourth time in the recently held Mumbai Marathon in the 65 to 69 age category, clocking a time of 4:44:20, a statement said.

The annual Tata Mumbai Marathon is held on the third Sunday of January every year and is considered the largest marathon in Asia, with over 45,000 people participating in the races.

The marathon, commencing near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST), passes through the city’s iconic buildings, beaches, churches, mosques, roads and junctions, ends again at the CST.

In the words of Vivek Singh, joint managing director of Procam International, the sports management company that promotes the marathon, it was “a panacea” for all that ails modern societies.