The 7th edition of Chennai Marathon at Chennai starts on Sunday 15th February 2009. the race starts at 7.00am from Anna square at Marina Beach. There are various levels of participants and they have different categories as well. Entry fee is free to schoolchildren and they have 5km race. Participation certificates will be issued to all racers who completed the race successfully. The water and sponge points have been arranged throughout en-route and safety is also high throughout Marathon. Immediate cash awards will be given to first 25 places after completion of marathon.“We have so far had 11,000 people register for the marathon and we are hoping to see 4,000 more by Sunday,” said Sudeep Jain, member secretary, Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu. The event is organised by SDAT. It is not necessary that you run only if dogs chase you...if you're tired of running after your girl friend(s) during the V-day, if you are tired for running for cost effective economic slowdown roses!!! You can run for reason, run for cause, run for chennai!!!