Its tough beautiful scenic route with fog. The race (21.095km) starts near the city hall at 6:30 am. It will be cold and foggy at the early morning as it is usually at that time of the year.
As you start running , you will first get a straight start with a flat route till 2.25 km. the route takes a sharp left turn at km no 2.
The incline of our hills starts here . The uphill is gradual at first , then it gets steeper. The route zig zags through the kalasgiri hills till 7 km. This is the major incline on our route( 2.25 till 6.75 km)
As u continue at the uphill run, you will experience mother nature in her full green bliss with breathtaking views of the valleys as u climb our hills. Runners will get a reprieve from the steep incline in between ,where the route is flat for a few meters at 2-3 locations .
After 7 km the route’s topography changes to rolling hills till km no 9.
It’s a downhill thereafter till the turnaround . The route takes a sharp right turn at around 9.7 km , from where the incline of the downhill increases till the turnaround.
At the turnaround you will be greeted with two foggy valleys on either side of the road in a lush green climate .
Turn around now and head back to the finish line at the town hall. There is a sharp uphill after you turnaround , for around 750 meters. You will get a breather with a relatively flat track after that, and the uphill continues again ,for 700 meters more ,till km no 12. The next km (km mo 13)has rolling hills . You can relax after km no 13 as it’s a full downhill from there till the finish line.
You will enjoy speeding down our green track in the hills from there till u reach km no 19.
Just before you reach the 19th km,the route takes a right turn as you head towards the finish line.
The last 2 km is a flat route and straight too. You can speed up here , and can give your best for a fast finish.
1) Half marathon ( 21.1 km) , starts at 6:30 am
2) 10 km race ( starts at 6:45 am)
3) 3 km Fun Run ( starts at 7 am)
Minimum age – 16 years completed on race day ( For half marathon and 10 km race)
Age category groups ( for male and female runners, for the half marathon and 10 km race)
1) Age 16 to 29
2) Age 30 to 44 ( Neo veterans)
3) Age 45 to 60 ( Veterans)
4) Age 60 and above ( Super veterans)
The Fun Run has a lower age limit of 3 years. Anybody above 3 years of age can be a part of it. The Fun Run is a non-competitive,non timed event with no timing chips.
Categories: Category Name Distance Start Time Fee in Rs. Half Marathon 21K 05:30AM 1450 10K Run 10K 05:30AM 1000 3K Run 3K 05:30AM 350