The 5 Best Marathons to Run in October

By September 28, 2019 No Comments

If you want to run an extraordinary marathon, trail or ultra-marathon this October in India then these are our top picks for you.

The last quarter of the year is when the best marathons happen across the world and in India. If you are looking to sign up some exciting marathons this October then we have some recommendations for you. But a word of caution these marathons are recommended for people who have been training through the year and not for the newbies who want to jump right into their first race. Every single one of them needs training and will test the limits of your endurance.

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, New Delhi, Oct 20

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is an annual half marathon foot-race held in New Delhi, India.This Year, The Great Delhi Run has undergone a transformation and will be a timed category. The participants will be awarded a timing certificate and a finishers’ medal post-race, which they can use for official entry into other running events.

For details and registration check here.

The Aristocrat Marathon, Chennai – Oct 6

The 2019 Aristocrat Marathon is a unique Marathon with one firm goal towards betterment and good future for the Cancer Patients. the cancer treatment is one of expensive treatment and medication needed, despite the support from the government.

For details and registration check here.

Devil’s circuit, Hyderabad-Oct 13

It is one of Asia’s biggest obstacle circuits races and is a very popular running event in India. The 5 km track is peppered with 15 obstacles that you need to conquer to get to the finish line. You can either choose to run competitively or just for fun. If you are trying out the circuit for the first time then take the race in the non-competitive category with your friends, family or colleagues and complete it at your own pace. It doesn’t matter if you choose to omit some obstacles, no one’s watching!

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For details and registration check here.

Solang Sky Ultra, Solang, Oct 5

The Solang SkyUltra route is a mix of motorable jeep track, easy to technical single track trails and river crossings. These are in no specific order. The description and elevation profiles of the route below can help you train your body & mind for this Hell Challenge. Though the incline will be less than 30 deg and climbing difficulty will not exceed II° grade, they will be utmost demanding and will live the true spirits of Solang SkyUltra. The Solang SkyUltra is a UTMB – Ultra-Trail Mount Blanc qualifying race and Asia Trail Master candidate race for 2020. It is certified by the ITRA – International Trail Running Association and will be awarding points to finishers. Finishers will be awarded points in the Hell Race Trail Series.

For details and registration check here.

Mirchi Neon Run, Chennai, Oct 19

When an epic party comes your way, the best idea is to run right at it. So, get your running shoes ready cause the Mirchi Neon Run is back to make you glow. The Mirchi Neon Run took its first step in 2015 and is now a 22 city event across India. With a winning combo of a Zumba warm-up session, a post-run BDM party and loads of exciting neon glow-in-the-dark merchandise & accessories, this fun run is all that you need for a colourful night out. But wait, that’s not all cause this year we’ve also got the sensational Taapsee Pannu as our brand ambassador to help you get an experience like never before.  Now, it’s time to get, set, GLOW. 

For details and registration check here.


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