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More than 1,100 Register for Marabana 2008
    2008-11-01 09:44:23     Xinhua

More than 1,100 runners, some 200 of which are foreigners from 40 countries and regions, have registered to compete in the 22nd Marabana marathon which will be held on Nov. 16, authorities said on Friday.

The official registration will close on Nov. 15, and it can be done at the official website or personally at the headquarters of the National Institute of Sports, the competition's general director Carlos Gattorno said on Friday.

In 2007, the winner of the men's group was Henry Jean Ortiz, clocking a time of two hours 27 minutes and three seconds, and women's top honor went to Mariela Gonzales with a time of 2:51.18.

 
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