Navi Mumbai Barefoot Half Marathon

September 12, 2011


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Navi Mumbai Barefoot Half Marathon (NM BHM) is held at Kharghar Central Park in Kharghar. Last year, 306 runners took part in barefoot run, creating a Guinness World Record. Anand Anantharaman, managing trustee of the NGO by name Barefoot Runners of India Foundation, who are the organizers, says that this year, 1000 barefoot runners will take part, breaking last year’s Guinness World Record.

Website: Navi Mumbai Barefoot Half Marathon | Dec, 2013

Worldwide, after the publication of Christopher MacDaugall’s best-seller “Born to Run”, barefoot running has been catching the fancy of many runners. ‘Barefoot Ted,’ one of the main characters in ‘Born to Run’ is the Brand Ambassador for NM BHM and will be running barefoot in November. Celebrity runner Milind Soman is the chief guest, who will also be running for the first time without running shoes. “As my feet and ankles have increased in strength and conditioning, I don’t think I will feel the need to run in a conventional running shoe in the future,” says Milind Soman, who has already discarded regular running shoes.


  • Half Marathon
  • 6K Fitness Run


You can register on the official Navi Mumbai Barefoot Half Marathon website.

Prize Money

Besides prize money of Rs. 2,25,000, the first 3 winners in the Barefoot category will also be sponsored to run in the Seattle, USA half marathon in June 2012.

Route Map

The Navi Mumbai Barefoot Half Marathon will be run around the picturesque Kharghar Central Park.


Results of past years of the run are available on the Navi Mumbai Barefoot Half Marathon website.

Race Date

Dec 2, 2012


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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