Mutthu Marathon

December 16, 2011

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Mutthu Marathon was started by Konganapuram Foundation and Konganapuram Sports Club as a state level event (near Salem, Tamil Nadu) in honour of our courageous ancestors to inspire active, organized, competitive long-distance running among our rural youth. The ultimate vision for this initiative is to help develop a world-class runner for Olympics from the region. Mutthu Marathon takes place every year on the 1st Sunday of January.

Starting with with 117 participants in two categories in 1998, the annual event has grown to 700+ participants in recent years. Full-marathon (42.2 KM) was introduced on our 13th event in 2010, with corporate sponsorship from Numeric Power Systems Ltd., Chennai. It’s fair to say that Mutthu Marathon has evolved today to become one of the most stimulating events for young athletes in the greater area!

Mutthu Marathon is unique in terms of encouraging rural sports. The events include marathon, half marathon, 11K run, 6K run and 8K walk.

Race Date

Jan 5, 2014

Location

Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

Event Type

Start Times

Men: 6:10 am
Women: 6:10 am

No. Runners

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Website

Race Website

Results

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Social Media

Race Registration

The first-cutoff date for online-registration is December 15th, and the final cut-off date is January 1st. For online Registration and information follow the links below
http://kodaimaatchi.org/
http://www.giftfoundation.ws/
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?hl=en_US&formkey=dEdiYWFoS2Y0TU5IRGZELTZYMUNIRVE6MQ#gid=0

Course / Route Map

All events start at the beautiful lake shore of Vaikuntham Selliamman Kovil, Vaikuntham, Salem and ends at Konganapuram Salem. Many of the visiting runners in the past have remarked that Mutthu Marathon tracks offer one of the pleasant and charming experiences. Please be aware that Mutthu Marathon, set on country roads on a hilly terrain, offers one of the toughest full-marathon tracks in the world even for veteran runners. In spite of winter season, the temperature could get very warm especially for the full and half-marathon runners. Many of the visiting runners in the past heave remarked that Mutthu Marathon tracks offer one of the pleasant and charming experiences.

Race Profile / Elevation Map

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Race Tags

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Time Limits & Cutoffs

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Course Records

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Prize Money & Awards

Total price money is more than 1L.

T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates

  • For the registrants after the first-cutoff date, the official T-shirt will be provided on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
  • Completion Certificate will be issued to all who complete races successfully.

Water Stops & Refreshments

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Expected Race Day Weather

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Additional Race Info

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

naveenraj October 24, 2013 at 6:18 pm

How to register in this marathon?how much is the registration fee for half marathon?

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jana October 23, 2013 at 11:59 am

how can i register for this marathon event . . What is the fees details . . Friends can anyone send or comment this pls

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SANTHOSH KUMAR October 19, 2013 at 3:48 pm

Dear Friends ,
Are you having confident to win. then why are to waiting to join in this event to achieve.
Take practice and participate and gain more.

Today runner , Tomorrow winner!!!

Best Regards,
Santhosh Kumar.R ( Achievement Favour )

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Dr. Vinod October 2, 2013 at 12:22 am

Well if you guys could conduct this like the Salem 10 k marathon, with many sponsors, medical aid and electrolytes on the way, I’m sure you will get many participants! Looking forward to this event. I hope the organizers take it seriously because not everyone is an experienced runner.

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v.vijayakumar December 21, 2011 at 9:41 pm

DEAR FRIENDS,
I RAN MANY MARATHON , BUT FIRST TIME I WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE AND RUN IN MUTHU MARATHON. IF U EAGER MEANS COME AND PARTICIPATE. SO, PLEASE U GIVE YOUR SUPPORT TO MUTHU MARATHON.

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S RAJAMANICKAM December 16, 2011 at 7:33 pm

Dear Fellow runners,

I RAN LAST TWO EDITIONS OF MUTTU MARATHON.
IT’S WOTH GIVE TRY TO THIS ONE. AND FEEL ABOUT THE INSIGHT OF RURAL LIFE IN TAMIL NADU.
REGARDS,
S.RAJAMANICKAM

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