FAQs

Nandi Hillathon is the first of its kind marathon and walkathon organised in the seat of pride of Bengaluru, in picturesque locale of Nandi Hills. It is a unique marathon where the entire proceeds collected from the marathon and walkathon will be used to help in the restoration of Nandi Hills and also support the cause selected by your neigborhood of choice.
You must participate in Nandi Hillathon for two reasons
  • A unique opportunity to help in the restoration of Nandi Hills.
  • Support a cause in your neighbourhood.
  • Every rupee that is raised by registrations will be utilised for your cause.
  • This is an annual city wide fundraiser event which will be anchored by United Way to encourage associations (Residents' Welfare Associations (RWAs), Runners and Cycling Group, Volunteering Group, Federation of RWAs, Students' Associations, Senior Citizens' Groups, Artists Association, Lakes Groups, Expats Groups, Women Groups, Ward Improvement Groups and Not for Profit Organizations) to raise resources for your neighborhood. Only registration and participation in Nandi Hillathon is solicited.
  • This is the only citywide fundraiser organised in Bengaluru which works to improve your neighborhood.
  • Anyone interested in saving Bengaluru's Treasures.
  • Any registered Neigborhood (RWAs, Clubs, NGOs, Community Based Organizations) having a bank account.
  • Registered neighborhood has to provide details of the project for which they would like to raise funds.
  • A fundraising page will be created for your neighbourhood project or cause.
  • Once your project is uploaded, kindly intimate your friends, family and community member to register for the race in large numbers and raise funds for your neighbourhood project or cause.
  • On the Home page of Nandi Hillathon website, click on Register Now tab to complete your Registration at Book My Show. A confirmation E-mail, SMS will be sent to you asking your choice of Neighborhood/Cause that you wish to support and your valid identity proof to help us process your bib and T-shirt.
It is Scheduled on Sunday, 12th June, 2016 at 7.00 A.M. to 11 A.M.
  • The Marathon starts at 7 A.M.
  • The Walkathon starts at 8 A.M.
It is scheduled to be held at the foot of Nandi hills. Nandi Hillathon comprises of two events:
  • The Marathon, which covers 21 kms, will flag off from Discovery Village, Next to Kanive Nandishwara Temple, Nandi Foot Hills, Near Sulthanpet, Chikkaballapur at 7 A.M. Click here to view the map
  • The Walkathon, which covers 6 kms, will flag off from Discovery Village, Next to Kanive Nandishwara Temple, Nandi Foot Hills, Near Sulthanpet, Chikkaballapur at 8 A.M. Click here to view the map
Yes, on the spot registration for Marathon and Walkathon are available. The registration for the marathon will close by 6.45 A.M. and registration for Walkathon will close by 7.45 A.M. In case of on the spot registration ONLY CASH will be accepted.
Bib's to be collected at the venue on the day of the event.

For Runners:

Category Regular With T-Shirts Community Contribution
Marathon 1000 All participants will be provided with free T-Shirts along with their BIBS Ten percent of the registration fee will be used for the restoration of Nandi Hills and the balance will be awarded back to the cause/choice of the participant

For Walkers:

Category Regular With T-Shirts Community Contribution
Walkathon 500 First 250 participants will be given free T-Shirts. You can also purchase the same T-shirts at the venue for 250. Ten percent of the registration fee will be used for the restoration of Nandi Hills and the balance will be awarded back to the cause/choice of the participant

Marathon

Event(Men) Prize
Marathon Winner 30000
Marathon 1st Runner Up 25000
Marathon 2nd Runner Up 20000
Event(Women) Prize
Marathon Winner 30000
Marathon 1st Runner Up 25000
Marathon 2nd Runner Up 20000

Walkathon

Event(Men) Prize
Walkathon Winner 15000
Walkathon 1st Runner Up 10000
Walkathon 2nd Runner Up 5000
Event(Women) Prize
Walkathon Winner 15000
Walkathon 1st Runner Up 10000
Walkathon 2nd Runner Up 5000
Anybody above the age of 18 and sound in health can participate. All professional runners, amateur runners, professional walkers, amateur walkers, individuals interested to save Bengaluru's natural heritage, individuals keen to save Nandi Hills, individuals interested to save the environment or those who just want to have some fun and enjoy the scenic beauty, are welcome.
You can register at www.bookmyshow.com or make a cash payment for on the spot registration on the day of the event i.e on Sunday 12th June 2016.
No, bibs are non-transferable
Yes, you definitely can
Sorry, once registered no refund is not possible. But your money will be used towards the restoration of Nandi Hills.
Restroom Changing room Water First Aid/Ambulance Refreshment
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes for the Registered Participants
Hydration points will be provided at every four kms for the marathon runners and every one km for the walkathon participants.
The proceeds from the registrations will be used to support our twin causes
  • Restoration of Nandi Hills to its former pristine glory
  • Extending support to your neigborhood of choice to work for its cause
The entire registration fee will get pooled at United Way Bengaluru who in turn will allocate the grant to respective Neigborhoods (NGOs, RWAs, CBOs). Due diligence will be carried out by United Way Bengaluru followed by the signing of MoU with clear implementation and monitoring plans.
United Way Bengaluru is one of the city's leading not for profit organisations which works tirelessly to bring a sustainable change in the society by providing equal opportunities to people from vulnerable communities. It works in the areas of Livelihood, Health, Environment and Education to create visible change and offers long lasting solutions.
It brings the government, corporates, non-profits and citizens on a common platform to resolve issues that matter to the city's community. Its two flagship campaigns are Wake the Lake and Born Learning Campaign. Click on www.uwbengaluru.org to learn more.
Family time is a fun time where participants family members can participate in various folk/traditional games. The Ticket allows an entry for family of four members excluding the participant in Nandi Hillathon.