NMDC Hyderabad Marathon – 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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Hyderabad, India August 24-25, 2024 Registration Open

The NMDC Hyderabad Marathon, first held in 2011, is one of India’s largest marathons is a 2-day event offering multiple races including a full marathon, a half marathon, a 10k race, and a 5k fun race. Earlier known as the Airtel Hyderabad marathon, it is a flagship event of the Hyderabad Runners Society and has become a defining event in Hyderabad City.

Over the last 11 years, the event has grown from 1,250 participants to the country’s 2nd largest event in terms of participants. Usually held on the last Sunday of August every year, the NMDC Hyderabad Marathon aims to spread awareness about an active lifestyle. Hence it also offers an excellent platform for sponsors & partners to showcase their products & connect with a multitude of runners directly.

The course record in the men’s category is held by Karan Singh with the timing of 2:24:54 (2014) and in the women’s category by Pascalia Chepkoesh with the timing of 2:51:45 (2018).

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NMDC Hyderabad Marathon

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

Marathon Half Marathon 10K Fun Run
Distance 42.2km 21.1km 10km 5km
Race Date Aug 25, 2024 (Sunday) Aug 25, 2024 (Sunday) Aug 25, 2024 (Sunday) Aug 24, 2024 (Saturday)
Start Time  4:30 am 5:30 am 6:30 am 7:00 am
Age Eligibility Criterion  18 years & above 18 years & above 14 years & above 10 years & above
Other Eligibility Criterion  Earlier participation Required. Check Details below @ Earlier participation Required. Check Details below @ No other criterion No other criterion
Fees  INR 1400 & Up INR 1400 & Up INR 1200 & Up INR 800 & Up
Registration Register here Register here Register here Register here
Expo Details  Venue: Hitex Exhibition Center, Hitex Road, Izzathnagar, Hyderabad, Telangana
Date & Timings: Aug 23 (10am-6pm) & Aug 24 (9am-6pm)

@ Below Participation Eligibility criterion is applicable for NMDC Hyderabad Marathon 2024 .

A. Marathon: Must have participated in a Marathon or Half marathon live event on or after January 1, 2023, with the following eligibility criterion.

  • Marathon: 6hrs 30 min or faster
  • Half marathon: 3 hrs 15min or faster

B. Half Marathon: Must have participated in Marathon/Half marathon or 10K live event on or after January 1, 2023, with the following eligibility criterion.

  • Marathon: 6hrs 30 min or faster
  • Half marathon: 3 hrs 15min or faster
  • 10K: 1hrs 25min or faster

Route/Course Map

Information about the course maps & other details for the NMDC Hyderabad Marathon 2024 not yet available. Below are details from the 2023 edition for reference

Marathon Half Marathon 10K 5K
Route Map FM Route Map HM Route Map 10K Route map 5K Route map

All races except the Fun run have a POINT TO POINT race route while the 5K Fun run has an OUT & BACK race route with the below-mentioned Start and Finish points:

Start Point Finish Point
Marathon & Half Marathon People’s Plaza, Necklace Road, Hussain Sagar Lake GMC Balayogi Stadium, Gachibowli
10K Hitex Expo Grounds GMC Balayogi Stadium, Gachibowli
Fun Run Hitex Expo Grounds Hitex Expo Grounds

Prize Money

Information about the prizes/ awards for the NMDC Hyderabad Marathon 2024 not yet available. Below are details of prize purse from the 2023 edition for reference

For Elite Runners: Winners are decided based on the gun time (gross time) and not on the net time. Prizes are equal for both men & women.

1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize 4th Prize 5th Prize 6th Prize 7th Prize 8th Prize
Marathon INR 2,50,000 INR 2,00,000 INR 1,50,000 INR 1,00,000 INR 75,000 INR 50,000 INR 40,000 INR 30,000

Any elite athlete breaking the course record also gets INR 1,00,000 cash prize

For Non-Elite/Open Category Runners – Overall: Winners are decided based on the net time. Prizes are equal for both men & women.

1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize
Half Marathon (Overall) INR 25,000 INR 20,000 INR 15,000
10K (Overall) INR 20,000 INR 15,000 INR 10,000

For Non-Elite/Open Category Runners– Age category:

1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize
Marathon* INR 10,000 INR 7,000 INR 4,000
Half Marathon* INR 8,000 INR 5,500 INR 3,000
10K* INR 6,000 INR 4,000 INR 2,000

* Above mentioned Non-Elite prizes are for each of the age categories detailed below:
-Marathon/ Half Marathon (18-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65+) and 10K (14-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65+)

2023 and Earlier Edition Results/Photos



Important Points

  • Runners need the following mandatory documents and minimum criteria for registration approval.
    • Photo ID
    • Photo
    • Timing certificate (for Full Marathon & Half Marathon only)
  • For claiming the Prize Money PAN card copy is required.
  • Pacers would be available for Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K run.
  • Runners have the opportunity to register as an elite runners. Elite category runners get the advantage of getting front-line access at the race start, having a special tent at the start/finish line, and other race day perks. They also are eligible for higher prize money.
  • Course time limits applicable for Marathon (6 hrs 30 min), Half Marathon (3 hrs 30 min), 10km (1 hr 45 min) and 5km (1 hr)
  • Aid stations stocked with water, energy drinks, bananas and biscuits would be present along the route at regular intervals. Medical assistance would also be available

Contact Information
Phone: +91 9985100008
Email: For registration-related & general queries: info@marathonhyderabad.com
For corporate & bulk registrations: hmgr@marathonhyderabad.com
For charity-related queries: charity@marathonhyderabad.com
For sponsorships: sponsors@marathonhyderabad.com
For pacers-related queries: pacers@marathonhyderabad.com
For elite runner registrations: elites@marathonhyderabad.com
Website: https://nmdchyderabadmarathon.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Marathon_Hyd
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarathonHyderabad/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nmdchyderabadmarathon/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuQaK7xkmqtbqA2tDWxPuFA

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  1. Hi airtel marathon 27 & 28 August jo ha I
    Jo last date form apply date ha I 42 kilometers me kitna prizes jai

    1. Hi Rahul,

      Registrations are currently open for Airtel Hyderabad marathon 2022. There is no official last date of registration as of now but they are likely to close as soon as spots are full. For prizes, please check our webpage where details for prizes are provided (earlier editions of AHM). We would also request you to check criterion for ‘elite runners’ and if eligible, pls apply under that category since only elite runners are eligible for prizes. You can also refer to AHM site for information (https://www.marathonhyderabad.com/elite-runners/)

  2. Hallo sir
    Mera 10 km ka registration ho gaya hai lekin registrations form bharte waqt kuch mistake huva hai
    To edit kar sakte kya

      1. Thanks sir,
        One more question
        Mere email id se maine apne 6 friend ka 10km ka registration kiya hai lekin application status me sirf do nam dikh rahe hai

        1. Dear Ashok,

          You should contact the organizers through email explaining the issue. I would also advise you to share your phone number with organizes in that same email.

          Hope this helps.

  3. Is it mandatory for 5k runners with no previous track record also to submit certificate from strava app etc. To participate now.

    1. Hi Venkata krishna,

      The 5k run has only the age eligibility criterion that is 10 years & above and no other criterion.

  4. i have completed 10K run on 27th August, 2023 through NMDC Hyderabad Marathon and received medal after completing race in 1 hour 24 minutes (tracked through my AmazfiT GTR 4 watch. As now it is 11:15 PM on 27th Aug, 2023 – my race finish timings are showing NIL (not showing up in timingindia.com) whereas other runners detail are very much available. Can you help me to publish my 10K finish timing?

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