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Dear Runner,

We look forward to seeing you at the 8th Edition of the Skechers Performance Goa River Marathon (S.P.G.R.M).

We are pleased to announce that like every year our route has been certified by I.A.A.F and A.I.M.S. You timing in this event should make you eligible for most races of repute. And of course, the event will have the usual entertainment and fun elements and much more that S.P.G.R.M is known for.

THE START FINISH POINT AND BIB DISTRIBUTION VENUE:
This will be at the 'SAG ground' on airport road, Chicalim, Goa. Here is the link to get you can get there: map and directions.

IMPORTANT DETAILS ABOUT THE EVENT:

Event Date - 10th December, 2017,Sunday. - Book your tickets, pack your bags and get to Goa on 8th or 9th but definitely before 10th December 2017. Please arrive well in time to collect your bib before 7.00 pm on 09th Dec. - bibs will not be distributed on race day.

Bib pick up time:
08 Dec between 01:00 PM and 7:00 PM
09 Dec between 09:30 AM and 7:00 PM

Event Categories and Start Timings :

EventReporting TimeStart Time
Marathon04:00 am hrs04:30 a.m.
Half Marathon05:30 am hrs06:00 a.m.
10KM Competetive run07:00 am hrs07:30 a.m.
The 5 km Charity Fun-Walk08:00 am hrs09:00 a.m.


Route Map
Marathon: Starts from the a point on the road outside the entry gate to the S.A.G Sports Complex. After going straight you run down towards Chicalim circle, turn right and head down the slope towards Chicalim village. Then you head along the Zuari river, onto St. Jacinto Island bridge. Go along the bridge and turn around at the end of the bridge back to the start of the bridge then turn left and head towards Cortalim following the Zuari river. The turn round point is under the Konkan railway bridge; 10.01Km from the start point. Head back to start point along the same route to complete 21.1 km. Repeat this one more time and you will have completed the Full Marathon of 42.2km !! here is the route map.

Half Marathon: Starts from the a point on the road outside the entry gate to the S.A.G Sports Complex. After going straight you run down towards Chicalim circle, turn right and head down the slope towards Chicalim village. Then you head along the Zuari river, onto St. Jacinto Island bridge. Go along the bridge and turn around at the end of the bridge back to the start of the bridge then turn left and head towards Cortalim following the Zuari river. The turn round point is under the Konkan railway bridge; 10.01Km from the start point. Head back to start point along the same route to complete 21.1 km and your half-marathon. here is the route map.

10km: Starts from the a point in the S.A.G Sports Complex head out on the airport road towards Chicalim circle, turn right and head down the slope towards Chicalim village. Then you head along the Zuari river, TURNAROUND just before the St. Jacinto Island bridge and head straight back to the finishing point. That's it! here is the route map.

T-SHIRT AND BEER COUPONS:
A high quality dry fit T-shirt will also be in the Kit for all registered participants. Tee size once indicated by you will not be exchanged.
Each participant of the Full / Half / 10K is entitled to one beer coupon. Please carry the coupon and exchange it for your chilled beer after completing your race.
Party begins after the race at the venue as you sip a glass of chilled beer at the race venue.
There will be bands belting out some amazing live music.

Entertainment:
Two live bands will be on stage on the main stage during Race day. Goa's Belinda and the Tropicanos will be belting out Goan,Samba and many popular songs, while the young Coffee Cats will be playing Jazz and rock numbers.Get prepared to stretch your tired legs and bodies by dancing and swaying to their tunes.In tune to the Goa entertainments scene, we have tied up with the Goa Jazz Live Festival happening few minutes away near Vasco city at the Stonewater Eco resort. This two day International Jazz festival host 6 International bands including Jojo Mayer and the Nerve. SPGRM can avail a 20% discount to buy tickets to this festival.Poster attatched.

Prizes:
Only open category prizes across all events will be announced on Race day. Age category prizes will be declared 3 days later on the website and distributed within a fortnight of the event.

Bus Shuttle for the race day:
The organizing team has arranged for shuttle buses from Vasco (Railway station) to the start venue. Participants staying in Vasco may avail the shuttle service to reach the start point.
The busses will be running at regular frequency starting at 3:30 AM
Buses will also be available for drop to the city from the finish area after 10:00 AM

Baggage counters
Baggage counters at Race Venue will be open from 4:00 AM

Accommodation
If you haven't booked your accommodation yet, please visit our hotels page for hotel phone numbers or, visit IstaySporty.in

MEDICAL HISTORY:
If you have had a medical issue in the past, we would like to keep a special track for you to run.
Please send us an email at runnersingoa@gmail.com. Include your medical history.
Enter subject line as "I WANT YOU TO KEEP A CHECK ON ME DURING THE RACE".

F A Qs: click here

If you have any other queries not covered in the FAQs please write a mail to :
runnersingoa@gmail.com

OR Simply Call us on :
landline: 0832 2511 333
Asher :+91 869 816 9033
Hema : +91 970 2097 035

Looking forward to seeing you soon in Goa.

Finally, download and keep handy our race booklet - It has all the above information and more including location of various facilities at the venue:
1. PDF: click here
2. MOBI click here
3. ePUB click here

Regards,
Team Skechers Performance Goa River Marathon.

CONTACT US

Vasco Sports Club.
Ground Floor, Rukmini Towers
Opp. Tilak Maidan, Vasco da Gama, 403 802 GOA
SUPPORT

Phone: (Office): 0832 2511 333
Asher :+91 869 816 9033
Hema : +91 970 2097 035
E-mail :
runnersingoa@gmail.com