The Wipro Chennai Marathon 2015, scheduled to be held on December 13, 2015 has been postponed to 31st Jan 2016 due to floods in Chennai.
Chennai Runners a not-for-profit running group founded in 2006, is excited to conduct The Wipro Chennai Marathon in association with Wipro Technologies, the Global IT, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited. Wipro be the Title sponsor of The Wipro Chennai Marathon 2015 (TWCM). Chennai Runners have conducted several Half marathons, 10K and 5K events in the past few years and is now proud to be associated with Wipro to bring a world class marathon event to Chennai.
The Wipro Chennai Marathon 2015 has been rescheduled to Jan 31st 2016
*Runners are expected to assemble at the venue at least 30 minutes before the start.
Central Polytechnic Ground
• Full Marathon - (42 Kms) • Half Marathon - (21.1 Kms) • 10K - (10Kms) The Marathon will begin around 05:00 am, on Jan 31, 2016.
The race will be a fully supported event with aid stations/ hydration points, medical facilities, ambulance services, on-course entertainment, route markers, course marshals, finish area refreshments etc.
The following will be distributed to all runners during this expo: • Racing bibs (which have to be pinned to the runners t-shirt during the run) • Timing chips (which would have to be attached to runners shoes during the run) • Goody bag and T-Shirt • Route information, venue details, emergency contact information
Runners Will Not Be Allowed to run the event without the bib assigned to them.
There will be aid stations clearly marked out and available at approximately every 2.5 Kms intervals. The support stations will have water, isotonic sports drink (e.g. gatorade), bananas, biscuits and glucose. They will also have basic first aid facilities (such as band-aid, volini spray). There will be garbage bins/ bag provided close to the aid stations. We request you to dispose of all trash in those bags.
There will be an ambulance available for any emergency support. There will also be doctors available at the venue. Apart from these, there are also Course Marshal's who will patrol the course on bicycles. At any point, if you feel fatigued, dehydrated or too tired to continue, please inform the course marshalls or at any of the support stations and you will be attend to immediately.
There will be clear route markers indicating the route, and Km markers will be distinctly placed for every kilometer of the run. The kilometer marks will be different for each event/ run category and so please look out for the kilometer marker pertaining to the run category that you belong to.