It is time for the biggest and richest half marathon, this side of the Vindhyas - The GiveLife Chennai Marathon. Organised by Tamil Mayyam, the team behind the very successful cultural fest Chennai Sangamam, the marathon will be held on August 31st, 2008.

Everything is falling in place as this metropolis gets on the starting line for the MARG-Chennai marathon on Sunday. The current estimate of those behind organising the event is about 50,000 runners. Their optimism cannot be faulted in the context of the publicity being generated and efforts made to create public awareness.

Top sportsmen like K. Srikkanth and Dhanraj Pillay, actors Aarya, Surya, Jeeva and TV stars like Anu Hassan will participate in the event as competitors.

The torch relay which is currently on from Kanyakumari, Rameswaram and Udhagamandalam will converge in the city on Saturday.

All Chennaites are requested to extend their support to this amazing event and good cause. Many prominent stars have extended their support for the event and have consented to participate in this event. Keep watching this space for more updates.

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