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About Udgam Run

  • Ahmedabad
  • 7 January, 2024

Udgam Run, The Family Marathon, is a celebration of community, health, and education, in line with Udgam School's commitment to holistic development.As we weave through the vibrant streets of Ahmedabad, we are marking Udgam's 59th Foundation Day and contributing to its legacy of empowering minds. This initiative aims to emphasize the important link between physical activity and mental development, promoting the idea that taking care of our bodies is essential for nurturing our minds and enriching our community spirit.

This run is designed for all ages and abilities. Whether you're a jogging toddler, a sprinting teenager, or a walking grandparent, there's a place for you on the race track. Our route is safe, and scenic ensuring an enjoyable experience for every family member.

We hope this event serves as a beacon of inspiration for families to embrace a lifestyle where physical activity is a key component of mental and emotional well-being.

Race Categories

10 KM

Age Criteria: 12 years & above
Cut-off time: 2:00 hours
Reporting time: 5:45 am

5 KM

Age Criteria: 10 years & above
Cut-off time: 1:00 hour
Reporting time: 5:45 am

3 KM

Age Criteria: 8 years & above
Cut-off time: 1:00 hour
Reporting time: 6:00 am

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Race Route

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Race Schedule

5:45 AM: Reporting Time
6:30 AM: Flag Off for 10 Km
6:45 AM: Flag Off for 5 Km
7:00 AM: Flag Off for 3 Km
  • Venue: Zebar School For Children, Thaltej
  • Medical facilities / Recovery zones will be made available.
  • Washroom facilities and water stations will be available at the venue and at various points along the route.

Rules and Guidelines

Registration Guidelines

Registration is mandatory. Only people with registration bibs will be allowed entry into the holding area. Register for the marathon here.
Last Date to Register: 31 December 2023
Confirmation Email: Every participant/group will receive an email confirmation once registration fees has been received.

Registration fee includes (5KM and 10KM):

  • T-Shirt
  • BIB with RFID chip
  • Goodie Bag
  • E-Certificate of Participation (to be downloaded from our website)
  • Post-run Refreshments

All participants are required to arrive 45 minutes before the marathon starts. Report by 5:45 AM

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Prizes for Participating School Students

The following conditions must be met for eligibility to win prizes :

  • Only 5 km and 10km categories will be considered.
  • The school should be participating in the event.
  • The student should use the “Student” category at the time of registration
  • The appropriate school, shift, class, division, student ID should be mentioned while registration.
  • Class / Division wise – Fastest Runner Certificates will be awarded. For example: the fastest runners in 6th A and 6th B would be given certificates of “Fastest in Class”.
  • For all participating schools – the Fastest Runner in all divisions of each class will be given the “Fastest of all Classes” cash prize of Rs. 5,000/-
Awards will be given within 1 month of the completion of the event provided all formalities are completed by winners. It is compulsory to have a PAN card at the time of collecting prizes from Udgam School For Children. Ltd. In case minors don’t have PAN Cards, TDS will be deducted per existing govt. rules.
The applicant must pick up their packet pre-race. Please carry photo identity proof (Aadhaar card, Passport, PAN card, Election card or Driving license.) for collection of Race Kit. More details will be announced soon and shared on registered email.
  • Runner must fill in complete details on the back of the bib.
  • Only confirmed participants wearing the January 2024 running number bibs will be allowed on the route. Any person found wearing the incorrect bib or no bib will be disqualified and removed from the course.
  • Further, every runner must wear his/her running number bib on the front of the vest. Any mutilation, fold, alteration or damage to the bib will amount to disqualification of the runner from the event.
  • Runners found to have interchanged their running number bib and/or timing bib tag with another individual will be disqualified from the event
  • Please note: If you don't wear your timing bib tag as instructed, you won't be able to get an official finish time and thereby the official certificate recording your finish times. No bib tag – No Timing.
  • Runners who do not start their run at the respective start times of the race categories they have been confirmed in will not receive a certificate
  • No vehicles are allowed on the course. Anyone bringing wheeled vehicles will be disqualified from the race and will be asked to leave the course.
  • There will be specific finish cut-off timings (10 km – 2:00 Hours & 5km Run-1:00 hour). Runners failing to finish their race/run within such timings must stick to the footpath in order to complete their race; the route will open for normal vehicular traffic post the time intimated.
  • The right to participate cannot be transferred to any other person under any circumstances, and the applicant alone shall be entitled to the rights and benefits arising hereunder.
  • Participants are requested to cooperate with the police and security personnel deputed at the event venue and on route. Participants/supporters are liable to random checking on race day– this is for your own security.
  • The right to participate in the event and the rights and benefits available to the applicant under this application form is at the sole discretion of the organizing team of Udgam Run-The Family Marathon.
  • Organizers reserve the right to stop any participant from participating who is found medically unfit to continue in the opinion of the medical personnel.
  • Requests for cancellation and transfer will not be accepted and thereby, refunds will not be entertained.

Frequently Asked Questions

The marathon will take place on 7 January 2024 at Zebar School For Children, Thaltej, Ahmedabad.
The event is open to individuals and families of all ages. There are different race categories to cater to various age groups and fitness levels.
There are 3 categories.
10 KM race for 12 years and above
5 KM race for 10 years and above
3 KM race for 8 years and above
The cutoff time for the 10 KM race is 2 hours.
The cutoff time for 5 KM & 3 KM race is 1 hour.
Baggage counters are available for all participants. It is strongly recommended that you do not leave valuables like mobile phones, cameras, jewelry, watch, electronic gadgets, etc. in the bag stored. Organizers are not responsible for any loss of baggage and/or its belongings
With limited parking space, runners are requested to carpool, to avoid parking hassles at the venue.
Not at the venue, but you can cheer from the sides of the road on route
Runners who complete the 5KM and 10KM race will receive a medal. An e-certificate will be provided for 5KM and 10KM participants (to be downloaded from our website).
We will provide water stations, medical aid along the course and a refreshment zone at the end of the race.
There may be traffic on roads so please run with caution for your safety. Volunteers will be present to support you.

About Organizer

Udgam School For Children

Since its establishment in 1965, Udgam School for Children has been a benchmark of educational excellence for 58 years. Ranked as the No.1 school in Gujarat for two consecutive years by Education World India (2022 & 2023) the school offer an educational experience that stands unparalleled.
At Udgam, we believe that education goes beyond the classroom, encompassing the body and mind in harmony. This family-centered run is designed to encourage families to bond over fitness, foster a love for physical activity, and emphasize the importance of health and well-being in our lives.
Join us for the run as we mark another milestone in our journey of nurturing minds.