Race Events

Pre Race Day Events

Press Conference

The press conference of the XI edition of the Bengaluru Midnight Marathon will be held on November 9th, 2017, 11:00 AM at Smoor Chocolates, 1131, 100 Feet Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008.


The Pet-a-thon, a pre-race event will be held on the 3rd December 2017. It is a fun run for pets their owners, when the cute, the cuddly and the adorable representatives of the animal world come out to show their support for the city. A particular favorite of the animal lovers of Bangalore, the event has been carried out to great success in the past.

Race Day

Community Relay @ 06:00pm

This race celebrates the united spirit of communities, giving various community members a chance to participate in the fun and energy-filled excitement of the marathon. Teams of 5 represent their communities by running a relay. Each member of a team runs 1 km before passing on the baton to the next member. The same community can send more than 1 team to participate in the relay.

5K IT City Fun Run @ 07:30pm

With thousands participating, the IT City Run is the flagship event of BMM. Organized for those who love to run, but are not professional, it is a 5 km race packed with fun where even entire families can take part.

Airbus Corporate Relay @ 09:45 pm

A particularly special event created as a part of the midnight marathon, this relay is specifically for the corporate entities of Bengaluru. Teams of 8 members must run the entire length of the Full Marathon, dividing the distance equally amongst them and passing on the baton to the next member of their team upon completion of the allotted number of kilometres.

OPEN 10K Run @ 10:00PM

The 10k run is branded the dream run/celebrity run where the runners rub shoulders with the celebrity ambassadors of the events and typically comprise of runners and teams who want to stretch themselves with a healthy workout. Corporate participation through teams and celebrities running for good causes leads to generation of significant sums for the underlying charity cause.'Dream enabler'

Full Marathon @ 12:00 Midnight (16/17 Dec 2017)

The main event of the Bengaluru Midnight Marathon, the full marathon is a 42.195 kilometer race in the heart of the city’s famed IT section. Held at midnight under Bengaluru’s gleaming lights, it has evolved into a marathon of international standards within a few short years.

Half Marathon @ 12:15AM (17 Dec 2017)

As the name suggests, this is half the distance of the full marathon. Covering a distance of 21 km, it is still a test of the strength and stamina for athletes everywhere.

Post Race Day Event

Awards and Thank you Party

Coordinating a successful marathon is a major undertaking that is simply not possible without supporters, volunteers and Sponsors. Organizers of BMM will host a party to give away awards to the winners and thank all the people who contributed towards successfully pulling the event together.