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Top 10 Marathons in Mumbai to Test Your Endurance!

By April 20, 2020 No Comments

Don’t run a marathon to lose weight, run because it brings you joy. You need to train hard for a marathon but it’s worth it. There’s unparalleled joy in experiencing the runner’s high. And there’s no place like Mumbai to experience this. Here are the top marathons held in Mumbai:

Tata Mumbai Marathon (TMM)

TMM is Asia’s largest full marathon event, organized by the Tata Group and the only event to have the panoramic Sea Link (Bandra-Worli) on its route. The TMM has an attractive prize pool of USD 450 000. Over 40,000 runners take part in this event and make it one of the largest marathons held in India.

Race Categories: Marathon (42.195 km), Half Marathon (21.097 km), Dream Run (6 km), Senior Citizens’ Run (4.3 km), Champions with Disability (2.4 km), and a Timed 10K.

Race Day: January 2021

 

Vasai Virar Mayor’s Marathon

Indiabulls Housing Loans is the primary sponsor for the Vasai Virar Mayor’s marathon. More than 18K runners take part in this event. Along with SplitSecondPix, the Vasai-Virar marathon set a new benchmark in providing race day photos in India. It is also famous for its cash prizes worth INR 50 lakhs.

Race Categories: Marathon (42k), Half Marathon (21k), 11K Run for Amateurs, 5K Run for Amateurs & The Dhamaal Dhaav (Fun Run)

Race Day: December 2020

 

Powai Run

Powai Run organized by the Mumbai Lakers Rotary club in which the entire collection (excluding expenses) is spent towards charity. The 9th edition of the event was held on January 5, 2020. With over 13,000 runners taking part, the organizers are improving its routes for an uncluttered experience of the scenic Powai lake.

Race Categories: 21K, 10k and 4k Run

Race Day: January 2021

 

Navi Mumbai Half Marathon

Tridhaatu Navi Mumbai is the largest half marathon in Navi Mumbai which was held on February 16. Kapil Dev, India captain of the 1983 Cricket World-Cup winning team was at the start line of NMHF 2020. This race has several categories for both beginners and experts to take part.

Race Categories: 21k half marathon & 10k run.

Race Day: February 2021

 

Thane Half Marathon (HTHM)

It is the premier half marathon event in Thane, Mumbai.  You could run with the 10,000+ runners to enjoy the largest running event in Thane.

Race Categories: Green Run 10K, Family Run 4k, and R U Fit to Run.

Race Day: February 2021

 

SBI Green Marathon

State Bank of India (SBI), in association with Radio Mirchi, announces SBI Green Marathon across the top metro cities in India.

Race Categories: 21k elite run, 10k open category, and 10k veteran category.

Race Day: March 2020

 

Maharashtra Police Marathon

Maharashtra Police Marathon is the 1st marathon in the country to be organized by the police department. It is also an international marathon. The marathon will start from the iconic Gateway of India in south Mumbai and pass through the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, another city landmark.

Race Categories: Full marathon, half marathon, 10k, and 5k run.

Race Day: February 2021

 

Pinkathon Mumbai

Pinkathon is India’s biggest women’s run created to spread awareness about women’s health-related issues, breast cancer in particular. The Pinkathon is happening in the top nine cities in India.

Race Categories: Half marathon, 10k run, 5k run, and 3k run.

Race Day: December 2020

 

Juhu Half Marathon

The Parinee Juhu Half Marathon is an initiative of GetFit Thru Sports Foundation (GETFIT) jointly organized by the Rotary Club of Bombay Airport.

Race Categories: 21k & 10k (timed run) and Family run (4k) non-timed

Race Day: March 2020

 

Pennant Kalyan Dombivali Half Marathon

The core team of the Parinee Juhu Half Marathon Organising Committee comprises regular marathon & half marathon runners and leading sports administrators with experience in organizing various sports events. Surplus from the event will be spent on social causes pursued by the organization.

Race Categories: 21k, 10k, 5k, and 3k (fun run).

Race Day: March 2020

These races will undoubtedly test your endurance. Get fitness training and running tips here and let’s meet in any of the upcoming marathons in Mumbai