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.

  • ColorQuest5K:

Colorquest5K™ is Bangalore’s favourite colour themed 5K run. Their goal is to make Bangalore a happier and healthier place! It is a five-kilometer untimed run in which thousands of participants, or ‘Colour-Scouts’ are drenched from head to toe in different colours every few hundred meters. You just have to follow two simple rules:

Start with white clothes.
Finish smeared in different colours!

After Colour-Scouts complete the race, the fun continues with an unforgettable finish line Run Celebration Party.
Location:  HSR Region, Reliaable Dollars Colony, 80 Feet Road, Gattahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Date and time: Feb 03, 2018| 2:30 PM onwards
Book your spot for this race!

  • Run for Good Health 2018:

The Bengaluru Chapter for Run for Good Health 2018 comes with attractive cash prizes, Zumba sessions, fitness advise and free class on fitness, t-shirt,  finisher medal, e-certificate , and hot breakfast.Location: Krishna Rao Park, Bangalore, Karnataka
Date: 4 February 2018.
Categories: 5K |10K Run.
Book your spot for this race!


  • 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.

  • The Color Run:

The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique race that celebrates healthiness, happiness, and individuality. Now over 6 million runners worldwide in 35+ countries have experienced the largest running series in the world, The Color Run. And now it comes to India.

Along the course, participants can paint their aspirations on the Dream Wall, snap whimsical photos with giant unicorns, and get the ultimate color inspiration as they party with friends at the Finish Festival amidst vibrant bursts of color throws.

Each Runner will receive a Dream Tour race shirt, embroidered headband, a fun temporary tattoo, and a one-of-a-kind Unicorn Finisher’s Medal.
Date: Feb 10 2017: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Book your spot for this race!
  • Mindtree TheRRRun3 2018:

    Mindtree TheRRRun aims to raise funds for various health care and education community service projects by Rotary Bangalore Rajarajeshwarinagar Centennial including Prevention of Diabetes, Prevention of Cervical Cancer, Pure drinking water for underprivileged, Happy Schools, and to support Rotary Literacy Mission.
    And, to build health awareness among general population and promote benefits of walking and running as a means to improve one’s health.

    Mindtree TheRRRun3 2018 comes with racer bibs with timing chips for 10K & HM participants, finisher medals for ALL participants, certificates downloads with timing for 10K & HM participants, bibs without timing chips for Fun run / Walk participants, participation certificate for 5 km (Fun run / walk) participants, t-Shirts for all categories and light refreshments.

    Location: Global Village, Rajarajeshwarinagar, Bengaluru – 560098.
    Date and time: Feb 25, 2018 | 5:00 AM- 10:00AM.
    Categories: Half Marathon | 10K Run | 5K Fun Run or Walk.

    Book your spot for this race!


  • Women’s Day 05K Run:

Kaagaz Foundation aims to encourage women to take part and take up to running, develop a healthy exercise regime.

Other objective of the run is to raise funds for Women Safety & Awareness Workshops & other Environmental Programs/Campaigns.

Women’s Day 05K Run comes with medal for Finishers, digital certificate, 1st, 2nd, 3rd place will get certificates, gift vouchers, light refreshment (Biscuit/ Fruits/ Tea/ Coffee).
Aid stations will provide hydration at every 2.5kms point.

Location: BBMP Ground HSR Layout, 19TH Cross Road, Parangi Palaya, Sector 2, HSR Layout, Bengaluru.
Date and time: Feb 25, 2018 | 6:30 AM Onwards.
Categories: 5K Run
Book your spot for this race!

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