Mumbai: Thousands, including celebrities and volunteers from NGOs clad in colourful outfits, on Sunday thronged the streets of this Maharashtra capital for the yearly marathon in which Ethiopians ruled the show.
Ethiopian Koren Yal won the 42-km full run among women and Girima Assefa reached the finish line first in the men's category.
B.C. Tilak from Pune's Army Sports Institute won the 21-km half marathon, reaching the finish line in a record time of one hour and four minutes.
Image: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty (L) and Tina Ambani wave to participants of the Mumbai Marathon 2011, in Mumbai on Jan 16, 2010.