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+ When does the event start?

The gathering time is 4.30 am and the event starts at 5.00 am on 9th October 2016 (Sunday)

+ Who are the organizers of Patiala Marathon?

Patiala Runners are the organizers of Patiala Marathon, a chip timed international standard marathon. Harinder and Gulzar Chahal Foundation, a philanthropic NGO are the presenting sponsors and Thapar University, Patiala are the venue partner for the event that is being supported by District Administration and Patiala Police.

+ What is the route for the events?

The route of the event is the Patiala- Nabha Road and involved a small loop on the scenic Bhakhra – Mainline(BML) Canal.

+ What are the events I can participate in the Patiala Marathon 2016?

Patiala Marathon will have three events: Full Marathon (42.2 km) Half Marathon (21.1 km) Royal Patiala Run (5 km)

+ What about the weather in Patiala on the race weekend?

On that weekend the weather is expected to be a pleasant as the monsoons would be long over and the winters approaching in a couple of months.

+ Are there cut off times for all the events?

Yes, the cut off times would be 6 hours for the full marathon; 3 hours for half marathon and 1 hour for Royal Patiala Run (5 km)

+ Can I use IPOD / Head Phones during the course of the race?

Yes, runners can use their iPods/headphones etc.

+ Will there be AID Stations and emergency medical assistance available along the route?

Yes, there would be AID stations and emergency medial assistance including a shuttling ambulance and medical volunteers.

+ Is there a place to store my baggage on Race day?

Yes, there would be baggage storage counters on the race day.

+ What is the minimum age for the events?

For full and half marathon, the minimum age limit is 18 years as on 8 October 2016.

+ What about the lodging for out-of-towners?

For lodging of the out-of-towners, some tie ups will be done to get the best deal from local hotels.

 

Registration

+ What are the registration fees I have to pay?

The registration fees are as follows:

Race Category Till 15th July 2016 After 15th July up-till 31st august 2016
Full Marathon Rs 1000 Rs 1200
Half Marathon Rs 800 Rs 1000
Royal Patiala Run (5km) Rs 500 Rs 700

+ Can I get a Refund or Transfer / donate my registration?

Refund/transfer donation of registration will not be allowed under normal circumstances. However, it can be considered on case on case basis.

+ What is the last date for registration for the Patiala Marathon 2016?

Early Bird Discount -200 rupees flat discount in each category can be availed till 15th July 2016

Last Date for registration will be 31st August 2016

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