Auroville Marathon 2024 – Prepare to lace up your running shoes and join the annual Auroville Marathon 2024, a celebration of endurance, unity, and community spirit. Organized by the Auroville Foundation, this iconic marathon takes participants through the unique and vibrant city of Dawn Auroville, offering a challenging yet exhilarating experience. Whether you are a seasoned marathon runner or a passionate newcomer, the Auroville Marathon welcomes you to be a part of this extraordinary event.
Auroville Marathon 2024
Organization: Auroville Foundation
Competition Name: Auroville Marathon 2024
Last Date: 31st December 2023
Race Day: 18th February 2024
Website: Auroville Marathon
A Unique Marathon Experience
The Auroville Marathon stands out as one of the largest and most popular running events in India. The 2024 edition, scheduled for the 18th of February, continues the tradition of promoting not only physical fitness but also the values of unity and collective participation. The marathon features three race categories:
- 10 Km Run
- 21 Km Run
- 42 Km Run
A Message of Unity and Contribution
Unlike traditional marathons, the Auroville Marathon distinguishes itself by considering all participants as winners. As a symbolic gesture, no prize money is awarded to the early finishers. Instead, the event serves as a contribution to the Auroville Project under the Government of India. Participants become part of a collective effort to support the Auroville community, contributing to the realization of human unity in diversity.
Terms & Conditions for Participants
As with any marathon, there are terms and conditions in place to ensure the safety and well-being of participants. Some key points include:
- Secure Communication: Participants are urged to provide a secure email ID and mobile number for regular updates.
- Responsibility for Health: Acknowledging the risks associated with long-distance running, participants take full responsibility for their health and well-being during the event.
- Media Release: Participants agree that their names and media recordings from the event may be used for publicity purposes.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Last Date of Registration
- 31st December 2023 (12 Noon)
Participation in Multiple Race Categories
Confirmation of Registration
- Contact YouTooCanRun (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Change of Category After Registration
Transfer/Cancel Registration and Refund
- NO. (As this event is a contribution to the Auroville Project under the Government of India, there is no refund, and all contributions support the Auroville community.)
- 10km – >16 Yrs, 21km – >18 Yrs, 42Km- >18 Yrs
Manual (Offline) Registration
- Yes, for Auroville and residents of Pondicherry.
Race Start Times
- 42.195 Km – 05:00:00 AM, 21.1 Km – 06:15:00 AM, 10 K – 07:00:00 AM
Route Map and Hydration Stations
- The route map will be available on the website two weeks before the event. There are 10 hydration stations at approximately 1.5 km intervals.
Join the Auroville Marathon – Run for Unity, Run for a Cause
The Auroville Marathon is not just a race; it’s a journey of self-discovery, unity, and contributing to a higher purpose. As the last date for registration approaches, runners from all walks of life are invited to be a part of this exceptional event. Lace up, hit the road, and let the Auroville Marathon 2024 be a testament to your endurance and commitment to a shared vision of unity and community.