Run for Tapi 2017 is organised by Surat Future Foundation that works towards development initiatives in the city and towards a clean Tapi movement. It is a not-for-profit organisation.
Run for Tapi 2017 is scheduled on 5 March 2017 (Sunday) in the evening at Surat (Gujarat). The start time of the runs is 8 PM – yes it is a night marathon.
The event will have 3 run categories – 21.1 KM (half marathon), 10 KM and 3 KM runs. The first 2 are timed events and the 3 KM run is a fun-run.
Venue of the event will be in the progressive South-West zone of Surat. The exact start & finish point of the race will be announced shortly.
Run for Tapi 2017 is a city run with a flat course on almost the entire route. There will, however, be a flyover (to and fro) on the way – the AnuvratDwar flyover.
The weather in Surat on that weekend will be pleasant. The forecast of the race day puts the temperature in the range of 31 to 18 degree Celsius.
Yes, there will be a cut-off time for all the 3 races. For 21.1 KM it is 3:00 Hours and for 10 KM it is 1:45 Hours.
The pacers will be there for both the categories. Details will be announces at a later date.
Yes, there will be ample of aid on the route. There will be ambulances going to and fro on the route. Also at the finish line there will be a fully equipped medical camp.
Yes, no vehicular traffic will be allowed on the race track through the race duration (up to the cut-off time).
The organisers are not providing any lodging for out of station runners. The nearby hotels are The Grand Bhagwati (TGB), Hotel Ginger, Hotel Krishna, Hotel Oyster, Hotel Welcome Inn.
There is a minimum age criteria for all the 3 run categories. For 21.1 KM run, minimum age should be 16 years; for 10 KM run it should be 12 years and for 3 Km run it should be 5 years. This age will be considered as per the date of the event and not the date of registration. However, any person less than 18 years of age needs a parents consensus form to be submitted along with the form.
Yes there is a registration fee for all participants. It is Rs 1200 for 21.1 KM run, Rs 900 for 10 KM run; there is no registration fee for 3 KM run.
Each registered participant shall get running t-shirt, BIB and will be eligible to on-route support and post-run refreshment. In addition, those who finish their run will also be awarded a finisher’s medal and a digital certificate.
Last date of registration is 28 February 2017.
We will begin offline registration from 10th February 2017 onwards. Details of form collection and submission forms are in the ‘REGISTRATION’ section of our website.