Monsoons are almost here and it’s time to kick the slumber out, put on those running shoes, update your workout playlist and get into fitness mode, along with a lot of fun. Read on to find more about the Marathons happening in Pune.
Here is a curated list of all the upcoming marathons/runs in Pune!
1. Pune FLO Half Marathon 2017:
With FICCI FLO’s third edition in Pune, the women of the FLO organization are doing a fund raiser via FLO Marathon to support the cause of Women Empowerment, through increasing employment and encouraging entrepreneurship. To tackle this mammoth task, the focus is specifically on non-traditional vocations that women are generally not associated with. This includes but is not limited to – Taxi & School Bus Drivers, Security Personnel, Canteen Staff, Hotel / Restaurant Waitstaff, and Wardens. An Incubation Cell with Business Mentors and Professional Consultants has been created to support emerging entrepreneurs.
Date: 8 October 2017: 5:00AM – 9:00 AM
Race Category: Half marathon, 10K, 5K and 3K.
Book your spot!
2. Stone Ridge Valley Marathon 2017:
Brahmagiri, is a mountain range in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. Situated in the Nashik District, Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple is located near this place. Brahmagiri, the hill (giri) of Lord Brahma, appear in many mythological and legendary documents. Legend says that the saint Gautam and his wife Ahalya resided on this hill. Saint Gautam worshiped Lord Shiva to bring Ganga to this hill. This river is known as River Gautami in the Brahmagiri hills.
Date : 24th Sept 2017
Race categories: 42K | 21K | 10K | 5K | 3K.
3. AFMC Marathon:
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) is a premier medical college of this country which trains doctors who are commissioned to serve in Army, Navy and the Air force. Apart from being one of the top medical colleges in the country, it has a rich heritage and has been in the forefront of sports and cultural scene in the Pune city and the country as a whole.
Fitness and healthy lifestyle has been the forte of the armed forces. In these times of epidemic rise in obesity, Diabetes and other lifestyle diseases, AFMC is leading by example and taking its healthy lifestyle to the masses. Towards this goal, AFMC is organizing its inaugural annual marathon event which will be open to all runners from Pune and rest of the country. Elite runners from the services and other defence service training establishments from like NDA, CME and INS Shivaji among others will also be running to inspire all the participants.Book your spot!
Categories: 3 km, 5 km – Health Walk-Run | 10 km and 21 km races (competitive)
Date: 10 September 2017
All finishers get medals. 10 and 21k runners get timing certificate (digital).
4. The RUN Drops 2017:
Monsoon is a special phenomenon that pampers only the Indian subcontinent and not for nothing. Especially for our part of the world where it unleashes the riot of green. To celebrate this beautiful gift of nature, RUNON has launched the “The RUN Drops”. Come, sync your heart with the weather and your steps with the drops on 10.9.17.
Date: 10th Sept 2017
Location: Wagholi, Pune
Race categories: 10K | 5K.
5. Veterun 2017
VETERUN is an out of the box concept by Explore Adventures in the context of sports events for veterans. As the word explains, “VETERUN” is a run for veterans. It is a unique half marathon – probably, the India’s only running race which is dedicated only to the masters.
Categories: Half Marathon Competitive Run, 10 KM Competitive Run, 5 KM Fun Run, and 3 KM Fun Run.
Location: Lokseva E- School, Vighnaharta Chowk, Pashan-Sus Road.
Date and time: 29 Oct 2017: 5:45AM – 9:00 AM
What you get: Timing chip (Optional), Finisher’s Medal & Certificate.
6. Rangathon 2017:
ReBirth Rangathon 2017 is being organized by an NGO – Rebirth Foundation that is working towards creating awareness of Organ Donation, believing that the human body is gift which can and should be passed on. Join them for an exciting marathon!
Rangathon’s warm-up will take you back to India’s roots with a *folk-fitness* routine. The evening shifts to the track once the DJ pumps in insane energy with the crazy line-up of music.
Distance categories: 5KM
Location: Amanora Park Town, Hadapsar, Pune.
Date and time: 1st Oct 2017 | 5:00PM – 9:00 PM
7. Devils Circuit 2017:
Ever felt that adrenaline hit like you’re standing at the edge of the world? That one leap which knocks the wind out of you? Imagine all of that, on a 5km rugged track with 15 obstacles custom-built to test your physical and mental fitness! Swift Devils Circuit is the biggest obstacle run in India and its coming to your city.
Date: 26 Nov 2017
There are two categories that you can choose from-
Competitive – Being in the competitive category means racing for the fastest time in completing the circuit. Compete as a team or as individuals. The top 3 in both men and women’s division will be rewarded amazing prizes for their superhuman performances. If you cross the finish line with your bib still pinned on, you will also get your timing certificate stipulating the time you took to complete the course.
Non-Competitive – This category is for those participants who want to enjoy the day and complete the course at their leisure. A fabulous fun filled event if you come with a group of family, friends & colleagues. Your run is not timed and you may leave any obstacle that you wish to. The course for both categories of participation is the same.
Legends Cup – Are you always showing off your strength at the gym? Do you think you can #SlayTheDevil at every Swift Devils Circuit run? Then Legends Cup is just the competition for you! It’s very simple, buy the Season Ticket and be at the top of the Leaderboard table in every city you run. What do you get for all that effort you ask? Well, top the Leaderboard table at the end of the season and you win a brand new Maruti Suzuki Swift! That’s not all though, if you’ve ended up in the top 5 but missed out on the car, there will be a hefty cash prize waiting for you!
You get exclusive Devils Circuit t-shirt, refreshments and of course the Devils Circuit finishers medal. Most importantly, you take away an ever-lasting experience.
8. Run for Rural Marathon 2017:
Run for Rural Marathon 2017 is a Charity Run organized by Karishmaa Care Foundation to support farmers, rural women, widows and girl child of Maharashtra under Initiatives like: Sponsor a Rural Girl Child, Project Kshakti for rural woman, Tree plantation, Seed and fertilizer donation to farmers, Health camps, and more.
Date: 5 Nov 2017 | 6:00AM – 10:00 AM
Categories: 3K, 5K and 10K
Venue: Magarpatta City, Hadapsar
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