Chennai held MARG Chennai Marathon 2008 on Sunday and around 1.70 lakh people hit the streets enthusiastically in the running gear. Actor Surya, Kanimozhi Karunanidhi MP was present to cheer and run for a cause.
The marathon will provide education and health care to 13,000 children. G.R.K. Reddy, Chief Managing Director, MARG, the chief sponsor, described the Chennai Marathon as a historic event.
Sadly, 22-year-old engineering student died due to cardiac arrest after reaching the finishing point.