Chennai Trail Marathon, Sep 10th 2017 - Registrations open




Friday, May 19, 2017


Event Summary

CategoryElevation GainCut-off timeEntry CriteriaStartFeesUTMB Points
50K170m7:30HM finisher in 3 hours4:00800 Rs1
42K150m6:30HM finisher in 3 hours4:30 AM700 Rs0
21K75m3:30None5:30 AM600 Rs0

  • Objective: non-profit event to create awareness on hill / trail / ultra running (accounts shared with runners)
  • Cause: CTC Ainthinai - tree plantation / maintenance drivers in and around Chennai
  • Closing:  Aug 15 or max. headcount 1200 runners (whichever comes first)
  • Queries: info@chennaitrekkers.org


Running Route

  • Route:  21K circular off road track
  • Terrain:  lakes, canyons, dams, rivers, farmlands, forest sections and grasslands
  • Track: off-road hard trail
  • Weather: On rainy days the terrain might be wet and slushy. On sunny days it might be hot and humid even after 7:30am


Venue/Stay

  • Venue: start/finish of the run is at GOJAN School of Business and Technology
  • Toilet / Stay / Food facilities available
  • Travel: the venue is located 1 hour from Chennai city and can be easily reached through call taxi
  • Stay: free overnight stay at is available at GOJAN school (covered open space - bring sleeping mat, blanket, torch)
  • Hotels: there are a number of hotels in North Chennai which are a short drive from the venue. List will be shared.

Refreshments

  • Refreshments: available at aid stations every 3-4K
  • Aid stations: water, lemon, salt, banana, orange, ORS, chicies, ice bars
  • Food: runners get a complimentary South Indian buffet breakfast post-run at the college canteen
  • Coupons: additional food coupons for friends and relatives for Saturday dinner / Sunday breakfast / Sunday lunch coupons can be ordered separately after registration (100Rs)


BIB Distribution

  • Venue: hotel (to be finalized) in Chennai city
  • Date: Saturday Sep 9th, 9am-5pm
  • Out station runners can pick up BIB at venue before the race
  • Timing chip: attached with the bib
  • T-shirt: optional (400Rs)


Finishing

  • Medal: received at finish line if completed within above cut-off timings
  • Timings: timings/rankings published 1-2 days post-event
  • Awards: NO prize money or podium trophies
  • Photos:  extensive free photo coverage by volunteers shared 1-2 days post event

Associated Cause

Due to recent cyclone Vardah, Chennai has lost significant part of its green cover. Ainthinai, CTC's green wing, is actively working with Forest Department and other NGOs in greening the city through tree plantations and maintenance drives throughout the year. Our volunteers planted 7000+ trees in the last 4 years in and around the city. We need your support to cover related expenses tools for planting, manure for saplings, including tree guards, irrigation, transportation, etc. Your help will go a long way in supporting the ongoing green momentum to make our city a greener and more beautiful place to live in.


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