FAQs

Each year, the Calicut Marathon associates itself with a social cause. Through the event and a number of prior lead-ups, it aims to create awareness about the cause. This year’s cause is Healthy Living.
Based on the cause, this year Calicut mini Marathon is associating with Niravu Vengeri Organization and Rotary Organization..
Any willing individual can volunteer in the lead up events related to the cause or contribute to the associating NGO directly. You can contact us at calicutmarathon@iimk.ac.in for further information on this..

Updates about the lead-up events and the Marathon will be posted in the website and on our Facebook page. However, we suggest you to like our Facebook page for timely updates of the Marathon. www.facebook.com/CalicutMarathon. .

The 10KM race will have a fee of ₹ 150/- and 3KM run is free of any fee.

Registration for the runs (both 10KM and 3KM) can be done using the registration link on this website or through the designated stalls open across Calicut city or on the day of the event.

Yes, it has to be provided with each application form at the time of submission of application. Online applicants need to attach their Govt. issued photo ID proof whilst submitting application; the photograph size should not exceed 2 MB in .jpeg, .gif and .png format.

Govt. issued photo ID proof will include documents like Passport, Driving License, PAN Card, Election Card, Aadhaar Card, etc.

This information will be provided in the 2nd week of January. 

The last date for registrations in schools, colleges, special venues at the city, via the phone and website is 24th February 2016.

Yes, the option of spot registrations on the day of the event will be available to interested participants. However, they will have to reach the venue by 05:30 am on the day of the marathon

Once you have registered, request for cancellation and refund will not be entertained.

T-shirts will be given only to those participants who bring the bib on the day of the marathon. T-shirts can be collected at the venue, on the day of the run.

The registration procedure would remain the same as for Indian citizens. However, copy of their passport should be provided as ID proof.

 

Race

Distance

Minimum Age

mini Marathon

10 Km

16 Years*

Dream run

3 Km

NA

 

*For students aged between 16 and 18, a signed declaration by the parent is a must failing which the registration for the 10km category will be treated as null and void. However for the 3km dream run, they do not require parental consent, and it is open for all age groups.

All the registered participants of the marathon have to sign a written declaration in affirmation of their medical fitness for participation in the event absolving the organizers and the associated partners of the event from any eventuality that might arise out of the same

 

                                         Open Category (Open to all ages) – 10KM

 

1st Prize

2nd Prize

3rd Prize

Men

Rs.50,000

Rs.20,000

Rs.10,000

Women

Rs.50,000

Rs.20,000

Rs.10,000

 

                                      Above 45 years category – 10KM

 

1st Prize

Men

Rs.10,000

Women

Rs.10,000

Note that the 3KM dream run is a non-competitive, non-timed run and doesn’t have any prize money and finishers' medals associated with it.

No. There is no prize money for the dream run.

The 10KM race bibs have an attached timing chip to monitor your timing. The 3KM run bibs are not provided with any timing chips, as it’s an untimed run.

For the 10km runners, make sure that the timing chip is not bent or detached from the bib. On tampering with the chip, you will not be getting your result and certificate.

The race bib can be collected on the race day, from the counters. Please arrive at the counter by 5:45 AM

Your entry is not transferable. Any transfer of bib/timing tag, whatever may be the reasons, will lead to disqualification of your entry for this edition.

Yes, there is a 2 hour cut-off time for the 10K Calicut mini Marathon. All participants finishing within this time will receive the finisher's medal and certificate.

There is no cut-off time for the 3K Dream Run, as it is open to people from different walks of life, to encourage the spirit of running, in addition to the cause. All participants finishing the 3K Dream Run, will receive the certificate.

Calicut mini Marathon is on 26th February 2017 and the 10K Race flags off at 6:30 a.m., the 3K Run flags off at 7:15 a.m.
The on-spot registrations will commence from 05:30 am on 26th February, 2017 at the Calicut Beach.

This information will be provided in the 1st week of February. Stay tuned to the “Event Details” page on the website.

Ambulances would be available for medical emergencies and drinking water kiosks would be setup at appropriate locations on the race track. 

Yes, energy drinks will be provided. But, it is advised to get on your own. 

No. Participants are alone responsible for their vehicles and parking them. Neither the organizing committee nor IIM-K would be responsible for the same. 

Yes, at the start and finish of the Marathon. But they aren’t available during the race track.  

Please send a detailed email to calicutmarathon@iimk.ac.in describing your lost item(s). If we have received it, we will contact you.  

No. Participants are solely responsible for their luggage.  

No. They can’t. All the expenses should be borne by the participant alone. Neither the organizing committee nor IIM-K would be liable for these expenses.

The results will be updated on the Results page, in this website, after the race day. 

Certificates are provided online on the Results page. Please check the same after the race day. On tampering with the timing chip, certificates will not be provided.

All the results of participants are as per GUN TIME.

We would need volunteers at registration desks/BIB distribution counters, water stalls, on the route for guiding runners, finishing point for logistics handling. Last but not the least, volunteers can come to cheer as runners stretch up to that last mile.