Event Details

🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️ S.P.I.T. Marathon for Mental Health Awareness 🧠🏅

Embark on a collective journey where every step signifies more than physical endurance—it champions the noble cause of Mental Health Awareness. Welcome to the S.P.I.T. Marathon, an event set to make a substantial impact on the mental well-being of our diverse community.

🌐 Event Details:

  • Date: 25th February
  • Venue: Sardar Patel Institute of Technology

🌟 Purpose:

  • Shatter the silence surrounding mental health issues
  • Advocate for mental well-being
  • Cultivate empathy and foster open dialogue

🏁 Races:

  • 🏅 5 Km Joy Run
  • 🏅 5 Km Timed Run
  • 🏅 10 Km Timed Run

🎗️ Eligibility Criteria:

  • 10 Km Timed Run: 14 years and above (Born before 26th Feb 2010)
  • 5 Km Timed Run: 8 years and above (Born before 26th Feb 2016)
  • 5 Km Joy Run: Open for all

*For participants below the age of 8, a consent form must be signed by their parent/guardian.

🏆 Age Categories and Awards:

  • 10km (Timed):

    • 18-30 years old (Fastest 3 Male and Female)
    • 31-50 years old (Fastest 3 Male and Female)
    • 51 and above (Fastest Male and Female)
  • 5km (Timed):

    • 18-30 years old (Fastest 3 Male and Female)
    • 31-50 years old (Fastest 3 Male and Female)
    • 51 and above (Fastest Male and Female)

*No cash prize for participants under 18 years old.

💰 Refund Policy:

  • In case of cancellation, alternate options for upcoming events will be offered.
  • Full refund if notified 10 days before the event at [email protected].

📝 Waiver Statement:

  • Participants certify their physical capability, absolving organizers of liability.
  • Permission granted to use event-related material for promotional purposes.
  • Loss of personal belongings is the participant's responsibility.

🚧 Rules and Regulations:

  • Race timing recorded on a mat-to-mat basis.
  • Registrations close on 19th Feb 2024 or when the limit is reached.
  • ID proof required for age verification.
  • BIB non-transferable, non-refundable.
  • Finishers Medal and E-certificates provided.
  • Time limits: 5 km - 60 mins, 10 km – 100 mins.

📞 FAQs:

  1. When and where do I collect my running bib?

    • Bibs collected 1-2 days before at S.P.I.T. Entrance.
  2. What do I need for bib collection? Can someone else collect?

    • ID proof and verification mail screenshot required. Others can collect with necessary documents.
  3. I made a mistake in registration. How do I correct it?

  4. Can overseas applicants apply? What documents needed?

    • Yes, bring a passport for identification.
  5. Where to find results?

    • Timings via SMS immediately after the race. Results online post-event.
  6. Can I register on the event day?

    • No, register before the deadline.
  7. Where to check S.P.I.T. Marathon 2024 route?

    • Official Instagram: @marathon_spit, @sports_spit, @rc_spit. Pamphlet on bib collection day.
  8. Runner with special needs information?

    • No allocated volunteers. Accompany with a guide.

Join us in breaking barriers and fostering a culture of support and understanding. Let's strive for wellness, one step at a time! 🌈👟 #SPITMarathon #MentalHealthAwareness #RunForACause