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November 17th 2019

GOA RIVER MARATHON 2019

HALF-MARATHON - 21.0975 Km - All the important information and links !
Goa River Marathon -unforgetable finishThe 21.0975 Km (AIMS Certified) Half-Marathon starts at 05:30 a.m. The beautiful river view, tree-shaded route, super smooth roads and professional organization make this one of the top marathons in India and has been duly acknowledeged as such in various magazines including National Geographic which says " Goa River Marathon (Grm) is one of the 10 Great Marathons in the world".

Goa River Marathon (Grm) will take care to ensure participants are adequately hydrated by setting up hydration points at regular intervals (every 1 ~ 1.5 KM). Every alternate hydration station also has medical aid staff and additionally, there will be four or five emergency response ambulances patrolling the route. The route will be closed to vehicular traffic for at least 6 hours.

Race officials will be patrolling the route. You are never far from help. Photographers too will be placed at strategic points to ensure maximum coverage and also to try and ensure that each and every participant has a good chance of being photographed.

Please see below for specific event related information:
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  • Registration
    • The registration fees for the marathon is Indian Ruppes 1,800. It covers your right to participate in the marathon and make use of all event related facilities including emergency physiotherapy at race venue. The fee also includes a limited edition event T-Shirt, an engraved medal. Only those who register by 10-Oct-2019 will be eligible to have their name printed on the bib. In any case, last date for registration is 10-Nov-2019
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  • Is the distance certified?
    • Yes, the distance is certified by AIMS and is certificate is valid up to 31.Dec. 2019

  • Who can participate?
    • Participants aged 18 and older (as on date of event), can participate

  • What is the starting time and time limit
    • The marathon will start at 05:30 a.m. and you need to arrive at least 30 minutes before the start. You will be eligible for a timing certificate provided you cross the finish line within three hours and fifteen minutes. Timing mats will be removed at 11:00 AM
      Note: After 10:30 A.M. there will be partial traffic in many places and thereafter full traffic will be open. Any participant running with the event bib after 11:00 A.M. will be lifted off the course on our vehicles. This is being done for the safety of the participants and under orders of the local law authorities.

  • Race kit collection
    • The email (please check you spam/junk folders too), receipt (or SMS) you receive is your ticket for collection of your race kit. The race kit will be distributed during the event expo held on 15th Nov 2019 between 11 am to 0700 pm and 16th Nov between 0930 am to 0700 pm. The expo location will be intimated on this website, on our Facebook page and also, by email.

      You may collect another participant's race kit provided you have that participant's receipt, authorization letter to collect on his/her behalf and copy of participant's ID proof.

  • Can the race category be changed after registration?
    • Yes, provided you intimate us well in advance by email at support@goarivermarathon.com

  • Can a mistake in the registration be rectified?
    • Yes, provided you intimate us well in advance by email at support@goarivermarathon.com

  • Will there be transport arrangement?
    • Yes. Watch out for announcements related to this on this website, on our Facebook page and also, by email.

  • Will there be a baggage counter?
    • Yes, but don't include any valuables. Organizer's will not accept any theft claims.

  • Can I view the event location and route map?

  • Are there any cash prizes in this category?
    • 1. Only Open Category prizes of all events will be declared on the day of the event.
      2. Age category prizes will be announced after 3 days and distributed within a fortnight from the date of the event.
      * Prize winners In the open age category, should necessarily provide details of bank accounts in India.
      Men's Open
      (18 < 45)
      Women's Open
      ( 18 < 40)
      Veteran -Men
      ( 45 < 55)
      Veteran -Women
      (40 < 50)
      Senior Veteran
      ( 55 < 65) Men
      Senior Veteran
      ( 50 < 60) Women
      Super Veteran
      ( 65+) Men
      Super Veteran
      (60+) Women
      20,000 20,000 6,000 6,000 6,000 6,000 6,000 6,000
      15,000 15,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000 5,000
      12,000 12,000 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000
      9,000 9,000 - - - - - -
      7,500 7,500 - - - - - -
      6,000 6,000 - - - - - -

Other categories include: Marathon, 10K Competitive and, 5K Fun Walk-Run