'Known as South India's cultural capital, Chennai hosts some major marathons like The Chennai Marathon which is India's second largest marathon event. Organised by The Skechers Performance, it offers four race categories: full marathon, half-marathon, 32 km and 10 km. Also, there's Marina Run where participants run along the Marina Beach. This marathon has two categories: a half-marathon and a 10K run. Then comes the Mahindra World City Marathon organised with Project Nanhi Kali that offers 5 different race categories. One can enjoy the melodious carnatic music of the city and visit the breathtaking historical temples.