Race – Info

42.195 km on one of the most scenic routes in India. August is at the height of the monsoon in Sohra (Cherrapunjee) known for its world record rainfall. The route will pass by scenic river, waterfalls and landscapes that will awe each and every participant. Flat and slightly undulating for the first 8 km it then decends till more than ½ way, the last part after an incredible view of a waterfalls that often goes right over the road, is a steady uphill for about 12 km, demanding yet not too steep. The last 2 km will come on a flat finish.

  • Age Limit

    There is no age limit to participate in Full Marathon, however we would require a parental consent for all the participants below 18 years of age.
  • Registration Fee

    The Registration Fee for the Marathon is as below:
    Event Early Bird (April 1 – Jun 15) Jun 16 –  Aug 11
    Full Marathon 1300 1500
  • All Registration Fees are to be paid in full before your race entry can be confirmed
  • All registered participant in the Full Marathon are entitled to the Lucky Draw - 1st Prize Marauti Celerio by Banalari World Cars and 2nd Prize Bajaj Pulsar 150 by Goenka Bajaj.
  • The Rotary Sohra Marathon course is a one way, point-to-point course
  • The course has a net gain in elevation from start to finish. Please study the elevation gain and evaluate your race day strategy.
  • The Course will  be manned by police and race volunteers, you will have to be alert and aware of your surroundings at all times
  • You will have to follow any and all instructions from the Volunteers, route marshals or race officials at all times
  • There will be more than 10 water and aid stations along the course
  • Toilets will be available at the Start Area, the Finish Area.
  • A mobile medical aid station with health care professionals will be will be there.
  • Amedical station will be available at the finish point for any medical emergencies
  • Please give way to any emergency vehicles and let them pass you safely
Marathon Route on Strava Click Here

Route Map & Elevation

    The above route is approximate route and the actual route will be uploaded after verification, as a certified course by AIIMS.
All registered participants are entitled to:
  • Official Race T-Shirt
  • Goodie Bag
  • An official race BIB (RFID Tagged)
  • Water, energy drinks and refreshments along the course.
  • Medical Support
  • Post-race refreshments
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Timing Certificate
  • Lucky Draw: 1st Prize Marauti Celerio by Banalari World Cars and 2nd Prize Bajaj Pulsar 150 by Goenka Bajaj.
  • Runners who qualify for the Elite Runner status based on your previous race timing certificates
  • First three winning times and cash prize awards are determined by the GUN TIME assigned to the first three runners that cross the finish line. The computer based electronic timing chip will NOT determine the first three winners’ positions or timings
  • Only Elite runners will be eligible to win the cash prize award under the Elite Status
  • In order to qualify as an official marathon finisher, a runner must finish 42.195 km within the 8:00 Hrs (Running pace of 11:30 / Km) course limit
  • After the stipulated cut-off times for each progressive km distance, the runner will be asked to either get into the sweep vehicle and receive a DNF (Did Not Finish) for the race or may be asked to run on the footpath / sidewalk at their own risk as the roads will have to be opened to the regular vehicular traffic. Please note course support (volunteers, entertainment, water, energy drinks, food or medical aid) and timing support cannot be ensured after the cut-off times
  • Cut-off Time for Full Marathon 3:00 pm
Run will start from Saitsohpen Village, Sohra

Start Time: 7:00 am

Cut off time: 3:00 pm

The half marathon will be an out an back course giving a chance for a fast time. The first half will be the same as the first 10.5 km of the marathon with a turnaround for a fast return to the start finish line.

  • Age Limit

    There is no age limit to participate in the Marathon, however we would require a parental consent for all the participants below 18 years of age.
  • Registration Fee

    The Registration Fee for the Marathon is as below:
    Event Early Bird (April 1 – Jun 15) Jun 16 –  Aug 11
    Half Marathon 1100 1300
    Lucky Draw 200 200
  • All Registration Fees are to be paid in full before your race entry can be confirmed
  • All registered participant in the Half Marathon are entitled to the Lucky Draw, with payment equal to Full Marathon Entry. Payment for the luck draw is optional and you can opt for this while registering.  Lucky Draw - 1st Prize Marauti Celerio by Banalari World Cars and 2nd Prize Bajaj Pulsar 150 by Goenka Bajaj.
  • The Rotary Sohra Marathon course is a one way, point-to-point course
  • The course has a net gain in elevation from start to finish. Please study the elevation gain and evaluate your race day strategy.
  • The Course will  be manned by police and race volunteers, you will have to be alert and aware of your surroundings at all times
  • You will have to follow any and all instructions from the Volunteers, route marshals or race officials at all times
  • There will be more than 10 water and aid stations along the course
  • Toilets will be available at the Start Area, the Finish Area.
  • A mobile medical aid station with health care professionals will be will be there.
  • Amedical station will be available at the finish point for any medical emergencies
  • Please give way to any emergency vehicles and let them pass you safely
Marathon Route on Strava Click Here

Route Map & Elevation

  The above route is approximate route and the actual route will be uploaded after verification, as a certified course by AIIMS.
All registered participants are entitled to:
  • Official Race T-Shirt
  • Goodie Bag
  • An official race BIB (RFID Tagged)
  • Water, energy drinks and refreshments along the course.
  • Medical Support
  • Post-race refreshments
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Timing Certificate
  • Optional Lucky Draw: 1st Prize Marauti Celerio by Banalari World Cars and 2nd Prize Bajaj Pulsar 150 by Goenka Bajaj.
  • Runners who qualify for the Elite Runner status based on your previous race timing certificates
  • First three winning times and cash prize awards are determined by the GUN TIME assigned to the first three runners that cross the finish line. The computer based electronic timing chip will NOT determine the first three winners’ positions or timings
  • Only Elite runners will be eligible to win the cash prize award under the Elite Status
  • In order to qualify as an official finisher, a runner must finish 21.098 km within the 4:00 Hrs course limit
  • After the stipulated cut-off times for each progressive km distance, the runner will be asked to either get into the sweep vehicle and receive a DNF (Did Not Finish) for the race or may be asked to run on the footpath / sidewalk at their own risk as the roads will have to be opened to the regular vehicular traffic. Please note course support (volunteers, entertainment, water, energy drinks, food or medical aid) and timing support cannot be ensured after the cut-off times
  • Cut-off Time for Half Marathon 11:30 am
Run will start from Saitsohpen Village, Sohra

Start Time: 7:30 am

Cut off time: 11:30 am

The 10 km should prove a chance for a fast and interesting run, also an out an back. Runners will enjoy the knowledge of where they are on the course, offering a chance to run the second half faster than the first.

  • Age Limit

    There is no age limit to participate in the Marathon, however we would require a parental consent for all the participants below 18 years of age.
  • Registration Fee

    The Registration Fee for the Marathon is as below:
    Event Early Bird (April 1 – Jun 15) Jun 16 –  Aug 11
    10K Run 900 1100
    Lucky Draw 400 400
  • All Registration Fees are to be paid in full before your race entry can be confirmed
  • All registered participant in the 10K Marathon are entitled to the Lucky Draw, with payment equal to Full Marathon Entry. Payment for the luck draw is optional and you can opt for this while registering.  Lucky Draw - 1st Prize Marauti Celerio by Banalari World Cars and 2nd Prize Bajaj Pulsar 150 by Goenka Bajaj.
  • The Rotary Sohra Marathon course is a one way, point-to-point course
  • The course has a net gain in elevation from start to finish. Please study the elevation gain and evaluate your race day strategy.
  • The Course will  be manned by police and race volunteers, you will have to be alert and aware of your surroundings at all times
  • You will have to follow any and all instructions from the Volunteers, route marshals or race officials at all times
  • There will be more than 10 water and aid stations along the course
  • Toilets will be available at the Start Area, the Finish Area.
  • A mobile medical aid station with health care professionals will be will be there.
  • Amedical station will be available at the finish point for any medical emergencies
  • Please give way to any emergency vehicles and let them pass you safely
Marathon Route on Strava Click Here

Route Map & Elevation

  The above route is approximate route and the actual route will be uploaded after verification, as a certified course by AIIMS.
All registered participants are entitled to:
  • Official Race T-Shirt
  • Goodie Bag
  • An official race BIB (RFID Tagged)
  • Water, energy drinks and refreshments along the course.
  • Medical Support
  • Post-race refreshments
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Timing Certificate
  • Optional Lucky Draw: 1st Prize Marauti Celerio by Banalari World Cars and 2nd Prize Bajaj Pulsar 150 by Goenka Bajaj.
  • Runners who qualify for the Elite Runner status based on your previous race timing certificates
  • First three winning times and cash prize awards are determined by the GUN TIME assigned to the first three runners that cross the finish line. The computer based electronic timing chip will NOT determine the first three winners’ positions or timings
  • Only Elite runners will be eligible to win the cash prize award under the Elite Status
  • In order to qualify as an official marathon finisher, a runner must finish 10K within the 2 Hrs course limit
  • After the stipulated cut-off times for each progressive km distance, the runner will be asked to either get into the sweep vehicle and receive a DNF (Did Not Finish) for the race or may be asked to run on the footpath / sidewalk at their own risk as the roads will have to be opened to the regular vehicular traffic. Please note course support (volunteers, entertainment, water, energy drinks, food or medical aid) and timing support cannot be ensured after the cut-off times
  • Cut-off Time for 10K Run 10:00 am
Run will start from Saitsohpen Village, Sohra

Start Time: 8:00 am

Cut off time: 10:00 am

The 5 km is a hand timed fun run, encouraging families and young people to participate in running as a lifestyle change.

  • Age Limit

    There is no age limit to participate in the Marathon, however we would require a parental consent for all the participants below 18 years of age.
  • Registration Fee

    The Registration Fee for the Marathon is as below:
    Event Early Bird (April 1 – Jun 15) Jun 16 –  Aug 11
    5K Fun Run 300 500
    Lucky Draw 1000 1000
  • All Registration Fees are to be paid in full before your race entry can be confirmed
  • All registered participant in the 5K Fun Run are entitled to the Lucky Draw, with payment equal to Full Marathon Entry. Payment for the luck draw is optional and you can opt for this while registering.  Lucky Draw - 1st Prize Marauti Celerio by Banalari World Cars and 2nd Prize Bajaj Pulsar 150 by Goenka Bajaj.
  • The Rotary Sohra Marathon course is a one way, point-to-point course
  • The course has a net gain in elevation from start to finish. Please study the elevation gain and evaluate your race day strategy.
  • The Course will  be manned by police and race volunteers, you will have to be alert and aware of your surroundings at all times
  • You will have to follow any and all instructions from the Volunteers, route marshals or race officials at all times
  • There will be more than 10 water and aid stations along the course
  • Toilets will be available at the Start Area, the Finish Area.
  • A mobile medical aid station with health care professionals will be will be there.
  • Amedical station will be available at the finish point for any medical emergencies
  • Please give way to any emergency vehicles and let them pass you safely
Marathon Route on Strava Click Here

Route Map & Elevation

  The above route is approximate route and the actual route will be uploaded after verification, as a certified course by AIIMS.
All registered participants are entitled to:
  • Water, energy drinks and refreshments along the course.
  • Medical Support
  • Post-race refreshments
  • Timing Certificate
  • Optional Lucky Draw: 1st Prize Marauti Celerio by Banalari World Cars and 2nd Prize Bajaj Pulsar 150 by Goenka Bajaj.
  • In order to qualify as an official 5K Fun Run finisher, a runner must finish within the 90 minutes course limit.
  • After the stipulated cut-off times for each progressive km distance, the runner will be asked to either get into the sweep vehicle and receive a DNF (Did Not Finish) for the race or may be asked to run on the footpath / sidewalk at their own risk as the roads will have to be opened to the regular vehicular traffic. Please note course support (volunteers, entertainment, water, energy drinks, food or medical aid) and timing support cannot be ensured after the cut-off times
  • Cut-off Time for 5K Run 10:00 am
Run will start from Saitsohpen Village, Sohra

Start Time: 8:30 am

Cut off time: 10:00 am

To encourage the runners from rural areas of Meghalaya who may have difficulty to pay the Registration charges.

These runners can register online for the event by submitting the form along with a certificate from the School or College headmaster or Principal, stating that the runner is financially not in a position to pay the registration charges, or submit the physical form along with the certificate at the various outlets where the forms will be available. We will try to get them sponsored. The sponsor will have to sponsor at the Full Marathon Rate, and will be entitled to the Lucky draw. However, The sponsored runner, will be entitled to only the running prize. Once the sponsorship is confirmed we will inform the runner with a SMS and or email.

Please Note:
  • Participation in the event under this category is eligible only if the runner has been sponsored by one of our sponsors.
  • Runners under this category are not eligible for the Lucky Draw.
  • Registration under this category is accepted only for the rural areas of Meghalaya.
 
  • Age Limit

    There is no age limit to participate in Rotary Sohra Marathon, however we would require a parental consent for all the participants below 18 years of age.
  • Registration Fee

    There is no registration fees under this category, however participation in the event under this category is eligible only if the runner has been sponsored by one of our sponsors.
  • Runners can select the category of participation during registration.
  • Registration under this category is accepted only for the rural areal of Meghalaya.
  • A certificate from the School or College headmaster or Principal, stating that the runners is financially not in a position to pay the registration charge is required to be submitted with the form
  • Runners under this category are not eligible for the Lucky Draw.
  • The Rotary Sohra Marathon course is a one way, point-to-point course
  • The course has a net gain in elevation from start to finish. Please study the elevation gain and evaluate your race day strategy.
  • The Course will  be manned by police and race volunteers, you will have to be alert and aware of your surroundings at all times
  • You will have to follow any and all instructions from the Volunteers, route marshals or race officials at all times
  • There will be more than 10 water and aid stations along the course
  • Toilets will be available at the Start Area, the Finish Area.
  • A mobile medical aid station with health care professionals will be will be there.
  • Amedical station will be available at the finish point for any medical emergencies
  • Please give way to any emergency vehicles and let them pass you safely
Marathon Route on Strava Click Here

Route Map & Elevation

  The above route is approximate route and the actual route will be uploaded after verification, as a certified course by AIIMS.
All registered participants are entitled to:
  • Official Race T-Shirt
  • Goodie Bag
  • An official race BIB (RFID Tagged)
  • Water, energy drinks and refreshments along the course.
  • Medical Support
  • Post-race refreshments
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Timing Certificate
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Sponsor a registration to encourage the runners from rural areas of Meghalaya who may have difficulty to pay the Registration charges and be eligible for the lucky draw - 1st Prize Marauti Celerio by Banalari World Cars and 2nd Prize Bajaj Pulsar 150 by Goenka Bajaj. To sponsor a Run you will have to pay the fees for the Full Marathon i.e. 1,500/-
  • Age Limit

    There is no age limit for sponsoring a run.
  • Sponsor Fee

    To sponsor a Run you will have to pay the fees for the Full Marathon i.e. 1,500/-
  • Sponsor Fees are to be paid in full. Your sponsor fees will help to encourage the runners from rural areas of Meghalaya only, who may have difficulty to pay the Registration charges.
  • Sponsors are entitled to the Lucky Draw - 1st Prize Marauti Celerio by Banalari World Cars and 2nd Prize Bajaj Pulsar 150 by Goenka Bajaj.
  • Sponsors are not eligible to participate in the marathon. Your fees will help someone from the rural Meghalaya to participate in the event as a runner

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Prizes to be won

Rank Full Marathon Half Marathon 10 Km
Male Female Male Female Male Female
1st 1,00,000        1,00,000 1st 25,000 25,000 1st 12,000 12,000
2nd 50,000           50,000 2nd 15,000 15,000 2nd 8,000 8,000
3rd 20,000           20,000 3rd 8,000 8,000 3rd 6,000 6,000
Category Full Marathon Half Marathon 10K Run 5K Fun Run
Open Top 3 Top 3 Top 3 Top 3
18-29 03 places 03 places 03 places Finish Certificate
30-39 03 places 03 places 03 places Finish Certificate
40-49 03 places 03 places 03 places Finish Certificate
50-59 03 places 03 places 03 places Finish Certificate
60-69 03 places 03 places 03 places Finish Certificate
70 and above 03 places 03 places 03 places Finish Certificate
*Cash prizes only in Open Categories Medals as prizes in age and other Categories

Lucky Draw

Run up to Win a Lucky Draw – 1st Prize Marauti Celerio by Banalari World Cars and 2nd Prize Bajaj Pulsar 150 by Goenka Bajaj. All paid participants of Rotary Sohra Marathon are eligible, with payment equal to Full Marathon Entry. Payment for the luck draw is optional and you can opt for this while registering.

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