Chennai Trail Marathon, Sep 13th - Registrations Open

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Some say it as one of the most challenging ultra runs, some call it the most beautiful multi-terrain trail run in South. Come and experience running bliss on Sep 13th near Chennai!

Headcount limited to 1000 (entry criteria below).

CHENNAI TRAIL MARATHON, Sept 13th 2015 (Sunday)


  • Organizer: Chennai Trekking Club 
  • Web site:
  • Facebook: Chennai Trail Marathon
  • Objective: non-profit event to promote trail running, outdoors, active lifestyle
  • Venue: Cholavaram Lake near Red Hills, Chennai
  • Cause: CTC's tree plantation initiatives. In the past 3 years we have planted more then 3000 saplings in and around Chennai.
  • Target: active long-distance runners. Headcount restricted to 1000 runners
  • Categories: 21K, 42K, 50K
  • Registration: 550Rs (all categories) includes free overnight stay, breakfast, refreshments, medal, certificate, photos, timing chip
  • Runners unable to pay registration fee kindly contact
  • T-shirt: optional: 250Rs


  • Entry criteria:
    • Minimum age 18 years
    • 21K: Open Category
      • 10K: max 1:20 (men) 1:30 (women)
      • 21K: max 3:00 (men) 3:15 (women
    • 42/50K: Open Category
      • 21K: max 3:00 (men) 3:15 (women)
      • 42K: max 6:00 (men) 6:30 (women)
    • Veteran Category (43 years+): no entry criteria
  • Start timings/Cut off: (eligibility for medal/certificate)
    • 50K: start 4am - cut off: 7 hours (men), 7:30 hours (women) - All categories
    • 42K: start 4:15am - cut off: 6:15 hours (men), 6:45 hours (women) - All categories
    • 21K: start 5am - cut off: 3:30 hours (men), 4 hours (women) - All categories
    • Start timings are tentative and subject to weather conditions.


  • Track: off-road hard trail 
  • Terrain: lakes, canyons, dams, rivers, paddy fields, forest and grasslands
  • Route: 21K circular trail
  • Aid stations: every 3-4K

  • On rainy day it may drizzle or rain making the terrain wet, slushy and some portions slippery. 
  • On non-rainy day it may be very hot even at 7.30 a.m.  

  • Venue: GOJAN School of Business & Technology
  • Stay: free overnight stay at school. College toilet and canteen facilities available

  • Car pooling: contact of car owners willing to car pool will be shared among runners from same location
  • Hotels: list of hotels near venue for out station runners will be shared after registration

  • Refreshments: available at aid stations every 3-4K
  • Food: South Indian buffet breakfast at college canteen
  • Optional: Saturday dinner / Sunday lunch coupons available for runners/friends/relatives (75Rs)

  • BIB distribution: hotel venue in Chennai city being finalized
  • Medal: received at finish line if completing within cut-off time
  • E-certificate: emailed post-event if completing within cut-off time
  • Awards: 
    • NO price money. 
    • Podium awards for top 3 finishers, all distances, open and veteran age categories, men and women
  • Photos: extensive photo coverage will be shared free immediately after event




Happy Running, 

Team CTM



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