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Over 20,000 take part in  Freshworks Chennai Marathon

Over 20,000 take part in Freshworks Chennai Marathon

Vinod Kumar Srinivasan from Coimbatore won the Men’s full marathon and BrigidJerendKimitwai from Kenya won the womens full marathon at the 11th edition of the event here today. 

The Freshworks Chennai Marathon 2023 powered by Chennai Runners saw over 20,000 enthusiastic runners participating across categories.  The full marathon and twenty miler both started from Napier bridge today morning at 4 am and was flagged off by Dr. JayanthMurali IPS (Retd) and the Half Marathon that started from Olcott School Besant Nagar was flagged off by Ma. Subramanian, Health Minister, Tamil Nadu. 

Chennai Metro

The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Shankar Jiwal, IPS, flagged off the 10 km run.  
The host of Chennai-based brands as partners.

Include Gold Winner as Health Partner, Baashyaam as Lifestyle Partner, Sundaram Finance Group as Silver Partner, Chennai Metro Rail Corporation as Metro Partner, Apollo Hospitals as Medical Partner and CR Volunteers as First Responders. 

The full marathon winners include, Vinoth Kumar Srinivasan, Gyan Babu and Jegadheesan Munasamy. Among women contestents,  the winners were BrigidJerendKimitwai, SandyaShanker and MamtaRawat .