Hexaware Dream Runners Half Marathon Chennai – 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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Sponsored by Hexaware and Organized by the Dream Runners, the DRHM is a half marathon event organized annually to improve awareness about wellness and health by encouraging a physically active life among all sections of society.

The event includes a half marathon and a 10K run,

The Dream Runners Half Marathon or DRHM is one of the most loved and famed running events of Chennai and has been actively supporting the free donation of Prosthetic legs to underprivileged people in need.

The Dream runners group also has multiple Chapters across Chennai hosting more than 500 chapter members who train regularly.


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HDR Half Marathon Chennai

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

 

Half Marathon 10K
Distance 21.1km 10km
Start Time * 4:30 am 5:15 am
Eligibility Criterion * 18 years & above 18 years & above
Fees * INR 1400 INR 1400
Registration Registration not yet open Registration not yet open
Expo Details * The expo venue for 2023 event was held at Mayor Ramanathan Chettiar Centre (Valliammai Hall) , 75/2, Santhome High Rd, RA Puram, Chennai 28

* Details of Eligibility, Registration fees, Race Start time, Expo details, etc. for the HDR Half Marathon 2024 have not yet been released. Above are details from the 2023 race event for reference


Route/Course Map

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

Check Route Map for HDR Half Marathon 2023 – Half Marathon
Check Route Map for HDR Half Marathon 2023 – 10K 

The HDR Half Marathon route has an OUT & BACK course with the below-mentioned Start and Finish points:

Start Point Finish Point
Olcott Memorial Higher Secondary School, Besant Nagar, Chennai Olcott Memorial Higher Secondary School, Besant Nagar, Chennai

Prize Money

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

Half Marathon 10K
Open (18+)
1st Prize INR 40,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 7999 INR 30,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 7999
2nd Prize INR 30,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 5000 INR 20,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 5000
3rd Prize INR 20,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 3000 INR 10,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 3000
Veterans (M 45+/ F 40+)
1st Prize INR 20,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 7999 INR 15,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 7999
2nd Prize INR 15,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 5000 INR 10,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 5000
3rd Prize INR 10,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 3000 INR 5,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 3000
Senior Veterans (M 55+/ F 50+)
1st Prize INR 20,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 7999 INR 15,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 7999
2nd Prize INR 15,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 5000 INR 10,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 5000
3rd Prize INR 10,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 3000 INR 5,000 + Brooks shoes worth INR 3000

 

Key Points for Prizes:

  1. Every podium finisher will be eligible for Prize only in their Age category.
  2. No individual can claim prizes in more than one category.
  3. Chip timing/ Net Timing will be considered for Prizes and Podiums for all participants.
  4. Timing mats might be removed from the Start point 15 minutes post-flag-off – anyone starting race post that will not qualify for Timed runs.
  5. All prizes are equal for men and women categories.


2023 and Earlier Edition Results/Photos

Results

Photos


Important Points

  • Registration Fee is non-refundable & registrations are non-transferable.
  • In case of any correction required in registration details, please email the registration partner – support@myraceindia.com.
  • Organizers offer a limited number of Premium Bibs on Expo day. Pricing and other details will be available on the Website closer to Expo Day.
  • Participants should upload a valid and legible photo ID Card (Aadhaar / Driving License / PAN / Voter ID Card/Passport) during registration. Photo ID would also need to be shown at the expo for the bib collection.
  • Participants must collect their own race kits/bibs. However, if necessary, participants can send someone to collect on their behalf. The representative needs to carry a printout of the entry confirmation email, a copy of the photo ID card, and a letter/email/text from the participant authorizing them to collect the race kit on the participants’ behalf.
  • Free structured training programs/plans available. Dream Runners and Chapters organize Training sessions across select locations in Chennai. For details refer to the website www.dreamrunnershalfmarathon.com
  • Pacers would be available for both Half marathon & 10K run.
  • Water, energy/isotonic sports drinks, salt, fruits, and other refreshments would be available on the route/course after every 2.5km. Water and refreshments are available to all runners post-race finish.
  • Medical and washroom facilities would also be available on the route/course as well at the start point/finish line of the race.
  • Cut-off timings are applicable for both races after which the route would be thrown open for regular traffic.
  • Cut off time for half Marathon: 3hrs 30min
  • Cut off time for 10K: 2hrs

Chapters

The Dream Runners team offers a Structured Training Program every Tuesday & Saturday from 5:00 am – 6:15 am in selected areas in Chennai. These training programs are structured/ planned and are conducted under the able guidance and supervision of experienced Coaches and seasoned Runners. Endurance and Strength Training is also an integral part of the program.

The following 12 chapters cover a lot of areas under their ageas:

For more details, please refer to the Dream Runners website.

Contact Information
Address: Besant Nagar
Email: info@dreamrunners.in
Website: https://www.dreamrunnershalfmarathon.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DRHM_Chennai
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dreamrunners.in/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dream.runners.chennai/

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6 Comments

  1. Is the registration closed bcoz I tried today to do it & few friends who are National runners they were also interested in joining this event. If any chances we would be happy to this event. Plz let us know at eraliest we will be coming from 4 from Mumbai 2 from Indore. Y no. 9324281010.
    Ricky

    1. Dear Ricky,

      Though registrations for the virtual event of HDR Chennai Half Marathon are still open, online registration for the live event are now closed. Given your interest in the event, I would recommend to reach out to the organizers as soon as possible at info@dreamrunners.in with a CC to support@myraceindia.com. Wish you all the best!

    1. Hi Jyothi,

      Please contact the race organizers at info@dreamrunners.in with your details (Name, age, race category entered, email address and any other relevant details entered during registration). This would help them trace your Registration number. Also mark support@myraceindia.com into your email

      Regards

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