7 Upcoming Marathons in Bangalore that you shouldn’t miss!

In Marathons and Races, Upcoming events by Surbhi Dhawan

Monsoons are in full swing, and it’s the perfect time to lace up your shoes, update your workout playlist, and run!
If you’re in Bangalore, and are looking for marathons in and around your city, we compiled a quick list of the most popular ones for you below. For more events in Bangalore, go here.

  1. The Run 2017:
    The Run 2017 by Urban Fitness (UF) is the third edition of the running event held in Bengaluru North. The Run route promises to be a challenging out & back course for 10K and Half Marathon runners with a rolling terrain.
    Aid stations will provide hydration (water & electrolytes), light nutrition (bananas & biscuits) and first-aid. For any medical emergencies Ambulances will be on standby at different points on the course.Book your spot for this race!Distance categories: 2.5KM | 5KM ​| 10KM | 21KM
    Location: Mecocartopia, Hennur Bagalur Road, Bengaluru
    Date and time: 5th Nov 2017 | 6:00 AM onwards
  2. Kaveri Trail Marathon:
    The Kaveri Trail Marathon was first conducted in October 2007. What started off as a training run for the Bangalore Ultra, has now grown in size and developed a following of its own now with over 2,000 runners taking part in the 10k, half-marathon and full-marathon.
    Date: 25 November 2017 – 26 NOV 2017
    Book your spot for this race!

    About: The route is not just beautiful; it is also a tough taskmaster. The verdant green landscape, the paddy and sugarcane fields, the beautiful village scenes, the gurgling noises of the canal, the tributary of the life-giving river Kaveri – there is not one thing about the trail that is not eye-catching. The finish line euphoria is unparalleled, whether the finisher has been looking at the race as a bucket list, or is one of the many for whom KTM is a must do race, pencilled into their calendar each year.

  3. Oxfam Trailwalker:
    About: Oxfam Trailwalker is the world’s greatest team challenge to overcome poverty and injustice. With teams of 4 required to walk (or run) 100 km in 48 hours or walk 50 km in 24 hours, it is a test of physical endurance requiring mental strength and team spirit while raising funds to fight poverty and injustice.Date: 2 Feb 2018 – 4 Feb 2018 | 6 AM onwards
    Book your spot for this race!Oxfam Trailwalker is a growing global phenomenon. In 2017, Oxfam Trailwalkers is being held in 10 different countries across four continents. It comprises of three challenges in one event:
    – A satisfying physical endeavour: to complete 100 Km in a maximum of 48 Hours or 50 Km in 24 Hours.
    – A fun team exercise: to do the above as a team of four, you have to start together, stick together, and finish together. It takes training and preparation and involves the support of some volunteers to back you up along the way.
    – A rewarding fundraising enterprise: to commit to raise at least INR 80,000 per team to support the work of OxfamIndia.
  4. 10K Intencity Run:
    Experience the India’s largest running circuit, in 10 cities from common people to professional runners with the motto of promoting and building green and healthier India. The Bengaluru Chapter for 10K Intencity Run comes with attractive cash prizes, medals for all winners, medals for all finishers, hot breakfast, bib, timing ship (optional), e-timing certificate (optional), and a small plant for planting (optional).Book your spot for this race!Date: 26 NOV 2017: 5:00AM – 11:00 AM

    Looking for more marathons? Check out: Running and Marathon Calendar 2017! For more events in Bangalore, go here.
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