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Full Marathon(42.195 kms), 20 Miler (32.2Km), Half Marathon (21.097 kms), 10k and 5Km fun walk or run

This year's event is scheduled for Sunday, 10th Dec.
The Marathon starts first at 4:00 a.m.
20 Miler starts at 4:10 a.m.
Half marathon starts at 4:45 a.m.
10K competitive run starts at 05:30 a.m.
10K School event starts at 07:30 a.m.
The 5K event starts at 8:00 a.m.
Participants need to be at the venue at least 30 minutes before the start.

It will be held on the grounds of Village Panchayat of Chicalim, Goa. Google Map to the Venue

All traffic along the race route will be halted for six-and-a-half hours from 04:30 a.m.. After that i.e. 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. that 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.

Route Closed
Route Closed

Parking Map
Parking Map

Parking is arranged at Regina Mundi School Ground. The start-finish point is at a walking distance of about 750 mts from here. Shuttle buses are also available. Will start at 3:00 am from Vasco Railway Station to Regina Mundi School from where you walk down the steps to Race Venue. After completion, return buses to Vasco City have been arranged from 0900 am.

Yes! We will be placing many photographers at strategic locations along the route. Wave and make sure your bib number is visible to them because there will be a photo-search-by-bib facility available from 14th Dec onwards on this website.

Eligibility for the timing certificate:
For marathon: cross the finish line within five (5) hours from start.
20 Miler: 4 hours.
Half marathon : 3 hours (ladies get 15 min grace),
10KM : 90 min.
Timing mats will be removed at 9:10 AM.

Unless the situation changes, no Covid related certificates required.

Same is available only for participants staying in Vasco City.

The organizing team has arranged for shuttle buses from Vasco (Railway station) to the Parking Venue (Regina Mundi School). Participants staying in Vasco may avail of the shuttle service to reach the Parking Venue. From here it is 750 meters away and a 20 minute walk to the Start Venue. Hence you need to plan your race morning journey accordingly.
The buses will be running at regular frequency of every 10/15 minutes starting at 3:00 AM and the last bus at 0530 am. Buses will also be available for a drop back to the city from the finish area after 09:00 AM.

10 and more participants : 10%
Ladies: 10% discount will automatically be calculated during checkout. Max discount: 10%. For large group discount, please write to

Simply click the orange button that says 'Click to register' on any of the event pages.

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 engraved medal.

Yes, there will be one in your goodie bag. Also, it can purchased seperately at cost price during the event and at a huge discount after the event at this location

Only Open Category prizes of all events will be declared on the day of the event.
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.

Yes - Participants of the SKF-Goa River Marathon, 20 Miler, Half Marathon and 10K timed run will receive a bib and a timing chip. 5K participants will only receive a bib. A high-quality dry-fit T-shirt will also be in the bag for all registered participants. Tee size once indicated by you will not be exchanged.

It will be held on the grounds of Village Panchayat of Chicalim, Goa. Google Map to the Venue

To collect your race kit, please carry :
1. Your registration confirmation email / SMS
2. ID Proof with address.
Your race kit and Bibs will be distributed on these dates and times:

Date : 8th Dec between 1:00 p.m and 7:00 pm
9th Dec between 09:30 am to 7:00 pm.
In case you cannot make it at the above times please authorize your friend to collect same on your behalf with:
1. Authorization letter signed by you
2. Copy of your registration confirmation email
3. Copy of ID proof

You can register manually for the 5Km walk-run during the EXPO. Forms too will be available during the EXPO. Registration for other categories is subject to availability.

For the Full Marathon, 20 Miler and Half Marathon the minimum age to participate is 18 years. 10k the minimum age to participate is 16 years. For the 5KM CHARITY FUN WALK-RUN, children up to 12 years of age need to be accompanied by adults.

Last date for the 5KM FUN WALK-RUN is 05th December 2023 (Online) and spot registrations will be accepted at the Expo Venue on 8th & 9th Dec. Registration for all other categories will close on 30th November. We request you to register early and not wait till the end. Only those who register before 22 November, 2023 will have their names printed on their bib.

Cancellation of registration from Participants:-
75% refund between 30 and 60 days
25% refund between 20 and 30 days.
No refund 20 days before the event.
GST will not be refunded.

Yes, just relogin at the same place where you registered and on the top right side, select your profile, your registrations, select current registration and make the changes you need.

Please relogin at the same place where you registered and on the top right side, select your profile, your registrations, select current registration and make the changes you need.

In case the transaction failed at the payment gateway stage, and if the money was debited but a confirmation was not generated, the payment gateway staff will do their best to trace the payment to the participant. In case they cannot, the money will be credited back to your account within 3 working days. However, please email with details of your registration - date of registration, name and your mail id and we will follow up to ensure the problem is tracked and closed.

If you have any medical issues, please fill in this form and provide the printed copy at the medical counter during the expo that is held on the 9th and 10th Dec.

For complete results and to download your timing certificate for the previous year, please visit: Certificates 2022



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