Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the age requirements for participation in Prayaas Raipur Marathon event?
The Prayaas Raipur Marathon has adopted the following age participation policy:13 and older for both distances. All youth race participants under the age of 18 must have parent or guardian’s signed authorization on the official event application and waiver. Be prepared to provide proof of age if asked.

Can I register on race day?

No! There is no race day registration for the Marathon, Half Marathon or. Only the Kids Fun Run allows race day registration.

Can I switch my registration from one race to another?

Please contact us on the given phone number in case of change.

Can I transfer or switch my bib/registration to another person?

As noted in the application waiver that you signed during registration, bibs/registration(s) are non-transferable.

Can a friend pick up my packet for me?

Yes. Your chosen representative can pick up your race materials for you if you provide him/her with a copy of your government-issued, photo ID.  He/she will also be asked to show his/her own government-issued photo ID.

I am entered in the race but recently incurred an injury and will be unable to compete. Can I defer my participation to next year?

No. We do not offer deferments or refunds.

Do I need a qualifying time to enter the Prayaas Raipur Marathon?


Are there Team Relays?

No, there are no team relays in the Full or Half Marathon.


Is the Marathon walker-friendly?

Yes. The Prayaas Raipur Marathon is open to all competitors, with few restrictions.

How can I change my personal registration information?

Please call / drop an SMS on the given contact number in case a change is essential.


How can I confirm my registration in Prayaas Raipur Marathon Race events?

To confirm your registration for 2016 Race Weekend, click here.


Event Info (FAQ’s)

When is The Prayaas Raipur Marathon?

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Who organizes The Prayaas Raipur Marathon?

‘Prayaas – IIM Raipur Marathon’ is organized by IIM Raipur

What are the race categories offered?

Mini marathon (11 Km); Dream run 5K

What are the start and end points of the various races in Prayaas Raipur?

We are in the process of finalizing our race routes and will publish them shortly.


What is the prize money on offer at the event?

We will offer prizes to top finishers across age categories in 2 Race categories-Full Marathon and Half Marathon. Details will be published shortly.

Can I run the race without a running bib?

No bib, no run. You will not be allowed on the course without a legitimate Prayaas IIM Raipur marathon running bib. This allows us to ensure that only registered runners are running the event and helps us in giving them a safe and enjoyable running experience.

What is the course elevation?

Barring an occasional fly-over, the route will be relatively flat.

What is the expected weather?

In February, Raipur is cool with average temperatures ~20C. Humidity is generally low.

Will there be hydration points along the race route?

Yes! Several spots with water, electrolyte, and other necessities will be provided along the race route, their exact location will be announced closer to race date.

What is the start point of the race?

We are in the process of finalizing our race routes and will publish them shortly.

What is the race route?

We are in the process of finalizing our race routes and will publish them shortly.



How do I register for the event?

Register online at or BookMyShow app or website from 21st January using either your Credit/Debit card or Net Banking account. Registration charge for both distances is Rs 100. You can also register offline at select registration centers. Please contact us on the given numbers to know more about offline registration

What age proof do I need to show for registration?

Age proof could be your Passport, Driver’s License, PAN card or a bonafide from school which will need to be shown on bib collection day (not during registration).

The online portal failed during my registration. What do I do?

Do not panic. We are here to help. Please use the ‘Contact Us’ option in this web-site, write in with all the details and we will respond within 24 hours.

Can I cancel my registration after I have paid?

Unfortunately, we will not be able to entertain cancellation of registration. You could, however, change your race category up until date(to be announced later).


Will I get a refund if I cancel a registration made using the ‘Register & Run’ card?

No, unfortunately, we will not be able to refund any amount back to the ‘Register & Run’ card if such a registration is cancelled.

Can I register multiple runners using the same Email ID?

No, we follow a user account based registration system for the security of your data and hence each registration will need to be mapped to a unique Email ID. If you want to register for multiple family members or friends, please use a separate Email ID for each such registration.

I would like to register a large number of people (25 or above) for the event either from a corporate organization or from a single association (colleges, residential associations, charity organization etc). What do I do?

Please contact us by email or call to make a large group registration.

Get in Touch

Prayaas- IIM Raipur Marathon

Contact:  +91-9109192068, +91-7204228994,+91-9109192149