1. Durshet Forest Marathon 2017:
Date: Sunday, August 6 at 6:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Venue: Durshet Forest, Khopoli
Categories: 32K , Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K.
About: Sometimes a marathon isn’t just another run against time and others, it’s an experience way beyond that. Durshet Forest Marathon is one such intoxicating mix. The run amidst the breathtaking forest surroundings comes with the challenges that the rough terrain possesses, the rain is a relief but makes the track difficulty go up multiple folds, the passages through the village open into stunning grasslands – this is a marathon to savor.
2. Matheran Endurathon:
Date: Sunday, July 9 at 6:30 AM – 10 AM
Venue: Matheran Hill Station
Categories: 50K, 25K, 10K, 5 K.
About: Entire route is on the Matheran trails covered with dense tree cover and in heavy rain. Matheran hill station does not permit any vehicles. You can use the timing certificate for SCMM qualification. Race is under the aegis of Raigad District Athletic Association.
3. NIO Vision Marathon 2017
Date: Sunday, July 23 at 5:30 AM – 10 AM
Venue: Baner, Pune
Categories: 3K, 5K, 10K, 15K, 21K.
About: NIO Vision Marathon aims to create education and awareness about avoidable blindness and other eye diseases, which is the first step towards treating these causes of irreversible blindness.
4. Mile Runners India Marathon 2017
Date: Sunday, August 13 at 5 AM – 11 AM
Venue: Wadia College, Pune
Categories: Half Marathon, 15K and 10K, 5K, 3K.
Organizer: Mile Runners India
About: Mile Runners India is a platform to spread social message and to raise fund for charitable/NGO cause. This particular marathon is for NAAM Foundation, started by Nana Patekar and Makarand Anaspur, that facilitates development of disadvantaged villages and lives of people. The route will consist of city of Pune’s scenic and posh locations and thousands of spectators lining up the course to cheers marathon runners. The event will start with warm up exercises, some music and close with cool down stretches. Post event, there will be singing performance by well known Punjabi artists.
5. Malshej Ghat Monsoon Marathon 2017
Date: Sunday, June 11 at 5 AM – 11 AM
Venue: Malshej Ghat
Categories: 21K, 10K, 10K, 5K.
About: Malshej Ghat Monsoon Half Marathon 2017 (held in Malshej Ghat is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range in the Thane-Pune district of Maharashtra). This is a Trail Run on Khireshwar Village Road, organized to not only test endurance but to spread the social message of Tree Plantation. Winners with get trophies, as well as their Finishing Medals. Arrangements ranging from halting the traffic to medical aid to hydration are all as per your needs.
6. The Trail Run:
Date: Sunday, May 14 at 6 AM – 8 AM
Venue: Gera Emerald city Kharadi behind EON IT Park
About: In our quest to improve our fitness, strength and augment over mental capabilities we strive to keep the joyful spirit on. Trail run is one such step, where the finish line is not as much important as the track. We invite you to come with us to discover the joy in running. The tickets are priced so as to cover the cost of only the bare minimum necessities – the physical ones and not the ornamental ones.
7. May – Last Sunday of the Month (LSoM) Summer Fun Run:
Date: May 28, 2017
Organizer: Pune Running
Categories: 5K, 10K, 15K, 21K.
About: Pune Running, a non-profit organization dedicated to the cause of health and fitness, is a group for Pune runners who are passionate about running and want to be part of a collaborative space that helps each other improve. The aim of the marathon is to motivate, and encourage people to see the countless benefits of long distance running. The Pashan chapter is organizing this run, that is open to everyone.
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