What’s the best way to cut extra kilos from your body you’ve gained in winters than participating in a marathon? Delhi-NCR is all geared up for marathons where you can pump your adrenaline rush and sweat it out in the most fun way possible. After all, running a marathon is not everyone’s cup of tea, right? Why not challenge yourself and do what you are afraid of? Don’t think of the pros and cons of running a marathon and register for the happening events to be an inspiration for yourself and others. These marathons are bound to bring Milkha Singh out of you. It’s time to beat the laziness with running for a cause. Let’s find out what these marathons are.

SBI Green Marathon

To raise awareness on why we must be protecting the environment, SBI organize SBI Green Marathon annually in different cities throughout the country. This year too, it is going to welcome the new year with Go Green initiative through the Marathon where winners will be rewarded with a cash prize. Promoting the importance of environmental sustainability and better living for our coming generations, the marathon is going to be the centre where entertainment meets health.

  • Date: 15th March 2020
  • Time: 5:00 AM
  • Venue: Indira Gandhi Stadium (Delhi)
  • Minimum age to participate: Participants must be at least 18 years old for different categories. However, for 5 the KM marathon, the minimum age of the participant is relaxed to 12 years.
  • Registration charges: INR 499/- onwards

Lakshya Marathon

Based on ‘save the water’ theme, Lakshya Marathon is going strong with time as it attracts a large number of participants who understand the value of water and wish to contribute to the cause. Also known as ‘Neerathon’, the marathon is organized to run to save water and send awareness among the masses on its importance. If you also think that saving water is something that must be taken seriously, then don’t hesitate to run for the cause. Registration can be done online.

  • Date: 22nd March 2020
  • Time: 5:00 AM
  • Venue: Gour Chowk (Noida)
  • Minimum age to participate: The event is open for all regardless of their age.
  • Registration charges: INR 300/- onwards

Tree-a-Thon (You Run, We Plant)

Dubbed as ‘first-of-its-kind’ running event organized by Kalpavriksha, a non-profit organization, Tree-a-Thon aims to raise awareness among participants and onlookers on environment safety and importance of the trees in our lives. The fund raised through the marathon will be utilized for planting and nurturing trees. If you feel, this is the cause you’d like to run for, register yourself for Tree-a-Thon and be a catalyst for a change. Participants will get refreshments, merchandise, participation certificate and so much more.

  • Date: 12th April 2020
  • Time: 5:00 AM
  • Venue: Sector-12, Dwarka will be the meeting point.
  • Minimum age to participate: Participants must be over 10 years old.
  • Registration charges: INR 500/- onwards

Mirchi Neon Run

Want to pump up your adrenaline in a pulsating environment? Go for Mirchi Neon Run where fun literally means unlimited entertainment. The event will be graced by some of the well-known DJs and BDM artists. If you think running can’t really be enjoyed, then you must step out and join the colorful event of Mirchi Neon Run. You won’t get bored and that should be encouraging enough.

  • Date: 21st March 2020
  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Venue: Yet to be announced (Delhi)
  • Registration charges: INR 499/- onwards

These are the upcoming events in Delhi-NCR. Running a marathon is not about running alone, so do bring your loved ones and celebrate a healthy life.