Race Info

The Race...

The Southern Naval Command welcomes you to the second edition of the annual running race, the Kochi Navy Half Marathon. Kochi, with its beautiful backwaters, rich cultural and archaeological heritage, scenic coastal fishing hamlets, co-existing with its uber-modern and cosmopolitan lifestyle, is the perfect location to weave the magic of long distance running.

The event is designed to make the runners soak in the Naval environment and get a running glimpse into the Naval way of life. The event has runs in the 5 km, 10 km and the 21.1 km categories. Choose a distance and run the city your way:

Half Marathon

Venduruthy Run

Enjoy the flat and fast course that winds through the Willingdon Island and takes you along the Arabian coast of this beautiful land.

10 KM Run

Dronacharya Run

Participation in the Open 10K is open to all. All finishers of the Open 10K race category will get a Finisher Medal post their run on race day.

5KM Fun Run

Garuda Run

Join the Fun Run which will be about 5 kilometers. Earn your own beautiful souvenir of a medal as you set off on the journey of a lifetime of Running!



Start/Finish Point

Race Time (Tentative)

Entry Fee

Minimum Age

Venduruthy Run

Half Marathon
21.1 Km

  • KV Port Trust stadium, Willingdon Island
  • 5:30 Am
  • Civilians: Rs.900*
    Defence : Rs.500
  • Must be 13 years of age on race day (born on or before 25th November 2005)
Garuda Run

10 km. Run

  • KV Port Trust stadium, Willingdon Island
  • 6:00 Am
  • Civilians: Rs.750*
    Defence : Rs.400
  • None – Children below nine years are advised to run along with a guardian/parent
Dronacharya Run

5 km. Run

  • KV Port Trust stadium, Willingdon Island
  • 6:30 Am
  • Civilians: Rs.600*
    Defence : Rs.300
  • None – Children below nine years are advised to run along with a guardian/parent
  • Defence personnel registration subject to verification of Indian Defence Card or Dependent Card or Ex-servicemen card(all services) at the time of BIB Collection.
  • Parental consent form is required to be submitted by participants who are less than 18 years of age at the Expo.
  • There would be a cut-off time of 4 hours from race start which would be strictly enforced.
  • Timing results Will be updated on the timing partner website after the race.

    *excluding GST charges