Rules & Regulations
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When is the last date of registration?
When we reach our target numbers.
How do I register for the event?
Register online at www.KanchipuraHalfmmarathon.com using either your Credit/Debit card or Net Banking account..
Can I participate in multiple race categories?
Only one category is allowed for individual to participate for the event.
What do I get for the amount I pay for registration?
A running number bib (without which you will not be allowed on the course) with an Tshirt; a finisher’s medal and a hearty breakfast. On race day you can also expect baggage handling, on-course hydration, medical support, and of course a great running experience !
What age proof do I need to show for registration?
Age proof could be your Passport, Driver’s License, PAN card or a bonafide from school which will need to be shown on bib collection Expo ).
What are the rates available for registration?
I missed the last date of registration, can I register now?
No, we will absolutely not entertain any last minute requests for registration.
I would like to register a large number of people (25 or above) for the event either from a corporate organization or from a single association (colleges, residential associations, charity organization etc). What do I do?
Please write to us using the ‘Contact Us’ page on this website and give us your phone number. We will have someone from our team get in touch with you. For all registrations less than 25 in number, we would encourage you to use one of the Online payment options - Credit/Debit card or Net Banking.
What is the course elevation?
The route will be relatively flat and trail.
What is the expected weather?
July in Chennai is typically hot (depending on how you look at it), with average temperatures ~30C. Humidity is generally high.
Will there be hydration points along the race route?
Yes! Several spots with water, electrolyte, and other necessities will be provided along the race route, their exact location will be announced closer to race date.
What is the start point of the race?
Please refer to http://www.Kancheepurammarathon.com/race_day.php for details on start point and start timings.
What is the race route?
The race route will be declared closer to race date.
There was a problem during registration. I have been charged but I did not receive a confirmation. What should I do? I have made a mistake in one of my registration fields. How do I correct it?
Kindly send us mail to email@example.com with details.
Can I change my category once I have registered? For example, if I have registered for the Half Marathon, can I now change to a 10km event? Or vice versa?
Once registered we cannot downgrade or upgrade.
Can I transfer/cancel my registration? Will there be any refund?
NO,once registered we cannot transfer or cancel the registered and there will not be refund.
Is there a minimum/maximum age for participants?
21KM - participants should be above 18 years.
10KM - participants should be above 15 years.
5KM - participants should be above 12 years.
Can I register manually (offline?)
No,only Online registration are available.
Are t-shirts available for all race categories?
T shirts wil be available for all categories. On Expo day you can get Tshirt of Same size which was mentioned during registration.
When is the BIB Distribution?
Bib distribution wil happen in the Chennai city premises before the race day and the venue will be intimated to all the Participants.
Will the timing chip be provided?
NO,due to insufficient power usage in our trial course and route, So we are unable to provide timing chip. Even we tried for live streaming,Our team tried and consulted for different timing techniques but due to timing maintenance failure by network devices in our running environment and technical difficulties we are unable to have any timing system.
Why is there an age criterion for this running event?
The Kancheepuram Marathon abides by the guidelines and regulations . Distance running is a strenuous activity and is not recommended for young children. We insist that all runners meet the age criteria prescribed to ensure their safety and medical well-being.
Does the race have cut off timings?
Yes, For Half Marathon the cut off time for 21KM 3.15Hrs. For 10KM the cut off time is 1.40Hrs. For 5KM the cut off time is 1.00Hrs
Who organizes Kanchipuram Half Marathon?
KHM is organized by the SYLA Trust, with generous and valuable assistance and support from our all event partners and sponsors.
Are there cash prizes?
Yes there will be prize money for 21.1KM and 10KM.
What are the race categories offered at KHM?
The race categories available are Half marathon 21.1 KM,10KM and 5KM
When will I get my running bib / T-shirt?
Kindly Check http://kanchipuramhalfmarathon.com/bib.php.
Can I run the race without a running bib?
No bib, no run. You will not be allowed on the course without a legitimate KHM running bib. This allows us to ensure that only registered runners are running the event and helps us in giving them a safe and enjoyable running experience.
Will there be a baggage counter?
Yes, there will be baggage counter at the venue
What is the prize money on offer at the event?
We will offer prizes to top finishers across categories across all 2 Race categories- Half Marathon and 10Km as well.
Is there parking at the venue?
Yes there will be parking available at the venue
What are the start and end points of the various races in KHM?
Please refer to http://www.Kancheepurammarathon.com/raceday.php for details on start point and start times.
Will there be Mobile Toilets available?
Mobile toilets will be available
What is the starting time of the race?
Kindly Check http://kanchipuramhalfmarathon.com/raceday.php
What will be the route map?
Route will update soon.
Will there be water and hydration station available and at what distance?
Hydration stations will be available , their exact location will be announced closer to race date.
Will there be Medical Stations available?
Medical stations will be available
Can I change my medical or emergency contact information?
Yes, we recognize that you may want to change this information closer to the race date and we will accept all changes related to personal, medical or emergency contact information.
Will there be a Medical Base Camps?
Yes,there will medical base camp for all the runners to get medical aid.
Will fruits and biscuits be provided on the route?
Aid station will have all the support which runners will need to have.
The online portal failed during my registration. What do I do?
Do not panic. We are here to help. Please use the 'Contact Us' option in this web-site, write in with all the details and we will respond within 24 hours.
Will there be any signage board or volunteers available for direction?
Yes there will be direction boards and volunteer support will guide the runners across the route.
Can I change my race category after registration?
No changes can be done in the race categories once registered.
Will Refreshments or breakfast be available?
Yes, runners will be provided breakfast post run at the venue.
Will the finisher get the certificate, medal?
All the finishers will get finisher medal and finisher certificate.
Is there any accommodation facility
There will not be any accommodation facility provided for the runners.
Is there any travel or transport facility
Runners have to arrange there own transport to reach to the venue .
How to Reach the Venue?
Landmark :VIT university Chennai Campus which 8KM Vandalur and Kelambakkam
Which is the Nearest Railwaystation and Airport and Bus Terminus?
Tambaram Railway Station ,Chennai Airport and Tambaram Bus terminus.
Where can we find hotels?
You can find resonable hotels for stay at Tambaram,Vandalur and Kelambakkam.
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