Marathon drilling continues to expand W and RD Zones



    TORONTO, April 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Marathon PGM Corporation (TSX: MAR) (the
"Company") is pleased to announce the results of ten drill holes in the W and
RD Zones.
    Marathon drilled four holes in the W Zone, with three holes intersecting
good grades. These results are consistent with prior results in this zone,
which is characterized by high PGM values. The highest grade intersection was
in M-07-257, which had 8 m grading 7.1 g/t PGM and gold and 0.16% copper
within a 76 m intercept grading 1.26 g/t PGM and Au and 0.11% copper. This
hole also confirmed the down dip extension of the W Zone. Hole M-07-261
contained an intersection of 6.3 g/t of PGM and Au over 8 m, and hole M-07-263
contained an intersection of 3.1 g/t of PGM and Au over 6 m. These results
further expand the W Zone mineralization up dip. Hole M-07-254 contained lower
PGM values but confirmed the continuity of the W Zone mineralized envelope
into the hanging wall of the BR Zone.

    Please click here to view Main Zone Area Drilling map:
    http://files.newswire.ca/357/Main_Zone.doc

    Drilling in the RD zone continues to outline the horizontal
mineralization within a shallow basin in the footwall. Four contiguous holes
(M-07-253, 255, 256 and 258) along section 3150 N contain a minimum 10 m of
mineralization with grades between 0.3 to 1.7 g/t PGM and gold and 0.13 to
0.32% Cu and confirm the extension of the RD zone by 50 m to the south. Drill
holes M-07-259 and M-07-269 contain no significant values and serve
effectively to constrain the western boundary of the RD Zone.
    The Company's current drilling activities are focused on expanding
mineralization in the Malachite and W Zones and testing IP targets between the
northern boundary of the BR Zone and the Southern Resource Area. These
IP targets were identified during a deep IP survey conducted in January and
February 2007. Drilling will shift in early April to exploration targets in
the Dunlop and WD Zones while waiting for road conditions to improve after the
spring thaw.

    
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                             In-
                             ter-   True                         Total
                             sec-  Thick-                          PGM
                  From   To  tion   ness    Pd    Pt    Au    Rh   +Au    Cu
    Hole     Zone   (m)  (m)   (m)    (m) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t)   (%)
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    M-07-253   RD    5   15    10    9.5  0.52  0.23   0.1    tr  0.85  0.24
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    M-07-254    W   58   64     6      6  0.52  0.25  0.12  0.01  0.90  0.36
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    M-07-255   RD    2    6     4    3.8  0.64  0.33  0.13  0.02  1.12  0.23
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    M-07-255   RD   16   24     8    7.6  0.08  0.33  0.11  0.02  1.29  0.15
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    M-07-256   RD   32   44    12     11  0.35  0.20  0.07    tr  0.62  0.13
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    M-07-256   RD   50   56     6    5.5  0.25  0.08  0.04    tr  0.37  0.18
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    M-07-257  MAL  122  198    76     76  0.76  0.40  0.08  0.02  1.26  0.11
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    includes    W  122  130     8      8  4.60  2.12  0.23  0.13  7.08  0.16
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    M-07-258   RD    6   12     6      6  1.20  0.41  0.14  0.02  1.77  0.22
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    M-07-258   RD   18   22     4      4  0.60  0.26  0.19    tr  1.05  0.32
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    M-07-258   RD   No significant values
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    M-07-260   RD    2   36    34     31  0.35  0.18  0.06    tr  0.59  0.12
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    includes        16   36    20   18.2  0.41  0.18  0.06    tr  0.65  0.15
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    M-07-261    W    8   16     8      8  4.48  1.62  0.05  0.12  6.27  0.04
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    M-07-262   RD   No significant values
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    M-07-263  MAL   23   63    40     35  0.54  0.23  0.14    tr  0.91  0.15
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    includes  & W   47   53     6      7  1.71  0.76  0.62  0.03  3.12  0.28
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    

    All of the samples were sent to Accurassay, an accredited laboratory in
Thunder Bay, Ont., to be assayed using fire assay and other standard
techniques.
    All exploration work is being performed under the guidance and
supervision of Phillip C. Walford, President and Chief Executive Officer of
the Company, a professional geologist and Qualified Person as defined by
National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Walford has approved the contents of this
press release.

    About the Marathon PGM - Cu Project

    The Company has a 100% interest in the Marathon PGM - Cu Project, located
about 10km north of Marathon, Ontario. A major drilling program is underway to
expand the resource on the property.

    CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

    Except for statements of historical fact relating to the Company, certain
information contained herein constitutes "forward-looking statements".
Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as
"plan," "expect," "project," "intend," "believe," "anticipate" and other
similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will"
occur. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of
management at the date the statements are made and are subject to a variety of
risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or
results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking
statements. These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to those
identified and reported in Management's Discussion and Analysis for the year
ended December 31, 2006. Circumstances or management's estimates or opinions
could change, and management disclaims any obligation to revise or update
forward-looking statements, whether for new information, future events or
otherwise. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on
forward-looking statements.

    The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

    On behalf of Marathon PGM Corp.,
    "Phillip C. Walford"
    Phillip C. Walford




For further information:

For further information: please contact: David Leng, P.Geo, Mobile:
(905) 537-5377, dleng@marathonpgm.com; For media inquiries, please contact:
Vanessa Napoli, (514) 939-3989, vnapoli@renmarkfinancial.com

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