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Bangalore Midnight Marathon:  A celebration of the people & the spirit of the IT city of Bangalore  The fourth edition of the Midnight Marathon in the world  Created in Bangalore reflecting the city and its spirit of innovation

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  • 1. One for the Night! 19th May 2007 Bengaluru created history

2. History repeats itself! 11th December 2010 3. "We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon." - Emil Zatopek, 1952 Olympic Marathon gold medalist 4. The Bengaluru Midnight Marathon The City has witnessed three editions of the Midnight Marathon i.e. in 2007, 2008 & 2009 The marathon has had an average of 5000 to 6000 people participating The corporate community participates in huge numbers to show their support & have a great time The Bengaluru Midnight Marathon is the first of its kind in the world 5. Its Fashionable to be Green Theme of the Bengaluru Midnight Marathon 2010 6. Pre Race Events Power Mile 14th Nov 2010 Pasta Party 04th Dec 2010 Post Race Party _ 18th Dec 2010 7. Race Day Events 11th. December 2010 Full Marathon - 42.195 kms Half Marathon - 21.95 kms Corporate Relay(Men) - 42 kms Women's Relay - 42 kms Community Relay - 10 kms Rotary Cup Relay - 10 kms IT City Run - 5 kms 8. Fun @ Race Day Rock Show Karnataka Showcase (Cultural Performances) Percussion artist & dancers Fire Eaters, Stilt Walkers Flea Market 9. Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it, is what you put into it." - Oprah Winfrey, talk show host and marathon finisher