Colours of Glory Foundation is a non-profit organization championed by armed forces veterans to promote India’s military heritage. Victory Marathon is an annual event the Foundation hosts every December to commemorate India’s historic military victory in December 1971. The 13-KM distance symbolizes the 13 days the war was won in.
The marathon will follow a route from Elliot’s Beach (Cozee Corner) to MRC Nagar (Leela Palace Hotel) and back, along some of the coolest avenues of Chennai. There are also 3 scaled-down categories of the course, Half (6.5 KM), Quarter (3.25 KM) and Mini (1.6 KM). Top 3 runners in all four categories will be awarded trophies, while all participants will receive Finisher Medals and Certificates. T-Shirt, bib, breakfast and drinking water will be provided for all. Participants to collect their T-shirts and bibs from the Marshalling Point (Olcott Memorial HS School, Besant Nagar, Chennai 600 090) between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday, 17 December, and assemble at the same point at 5 a.m. on 18 December for the marathon.
Concessional rates (All availing concessional rates to upload ID proof for status):
- College Students / Officer Cadets: Rs.700/-
- NCC Cadets / Armed Forces Recruits: Rs.600/-
- School Students: Rs.500/-
Age Limit for Different Categories:
- Full 13 KM - 15 years and above
- Half 6.5 KM - 12 years and above
- Quarter 3.25 KM - 10 years and above
- Mini 1.5 KM - 8 years and above.
No refund is admissible under any circumstances. In case of the event being called off on 18 December due to rain, it will be held on another suitable day within a month or month and a half.
This marathon is one among the many outdoor and indoor events Colours of Glory Foundation hosts to inspire our youth with patriotism and love for the men and women who stake their lives and limbs to defend our country and freedom. Please visit us at www.coloursofglory.org
For enquiries WhatsApp or call: 94446 43852