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The Delhi Half Marathon is said to be the World's Richest and Most Prestigious Half Marathon. Generally held during November, it is the build-up event to the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games. It has been held for three years now and will continue till 2010. The popularity has increased over the years. In the first year, the number of people participating was 4000, which increased to 8000 the next year and in November 2008, the third year saw as many as 30,000 people from around the world. The distance covered is 21.097kms. The present prize money is USD 210,000 and the last year's winner was a runner from Ethiopia. Participants here range from students, players, actors and actresses, industrialists to senior citizens.

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