Chennai Trail Marathon, Sep 13th – Registrations Open

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)

EVENT SUMMARY
  • Organizer: Chennai Trekking Club 
  • Web site: www.chennaitrekkers.org
  • 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 info@chennaitrekkers.org
  • T-shirt: optional: 250Rs

TIMINGS/ENTRY/CUT-OFF
  • 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.



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

  • 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.  

TRAVEL/STAY
  • 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/FOOD
  • 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/MEDAL/AWARD
  • 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

ABOUT CTC

   

   

   

   

   

Happy Running, 

Team CTM

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