FAQs

When do I have to start / finish my run?

 

Start Race Finish Race
Full Marathon Between 05:00:00 - 05:15:00 AM By 12:00:00 PM
Half Marathon Between 05:15:00 - 05:30:00 AM By 09:00:00 AM
10 Km Run Between 07:15:00 - 07:30:00 AM By 09:15:00 AM
5 Km Run Between 08:15:00 - 08:30:00 AM By 10:00:00 AM
Where can I run?

You can run the race remotely from wherever you are in the world, at your own pace.

Some suggestions while choosing your route

  1. Run close to home so in case of any emergencies, you are never too far away from getting help
  2. Avoid routes with a dense tree cover as it will affect your GPS tracking If running in loops, try to keep a minimum of 2-3 km loop size
Can I run on my treadmill?

No, AAM Virtual marathon is tracked via mobile GPS through an App which will be provided by us, therefore running on treadmill is not allowed.

How should I track my run?

To record your activity, an AAM tracking app will be provided by us, you just have to install the app and login with your registered email ID. When you start your run you just have to start the app and we will do the rest.

Can I run further than the chosen distance?

Yes: you can run longer but the first section of your run will be used as the distance you have entered.

Can I break up my activity into a few runs and submit my total time?

The distance has to be covered in one go, just like during an on ground. The time taken will be from the start in the app until you have reached the correct distance. If you stop the watch or rest or walk during your run the time continues again exactly as you would in a normal race

When will my medal or other finisher’s goodies be sent?

Official T-shirts will be sent 1 week prior to the race and if the event offers any post-race merchandise, those will be sent out by the Race Organizer after the race.

Is there a minimum age to complete a virtual race?

 

Minimum Age as on 29th November 2020
Full Marathon 18 yrs
Half Marathon 18 yrs
10 Km Run 15 yrs
5 Km Run 10 yrs
I do not live within India, can I still register for the event?

Yes. You can participate and contribute towards #runforoursoldiers from anywhere in the world

Does the AAM 2020 (Adani Ahmedabad Marathon) offers refund on the registration?

We do understand that situations may come up where you may request a refund on your registration. Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds on registrations as the money will be donated for the welfare of the Indian Armed Forces

Will there be live tracking of my run?

Yes, you will be tracked using our AAM tracking App, your friends, family and event spectators will also be able to track your run basis your permissions on the APP.

What if the GPS stops working or the area I choose to run does not have good network strength?

This is a very commonly asked question and most important of all, thus we would like to request you to choose a track which is not remote and check your mobile gps, network and mobile battery before starting your run.

What is the Ideal track to run the AAM virtual Marathon 2020 ?

Some suggestions while choosing your route

  1. Run close to home so in case of any emergencies, you are never too far away from getting help
  2. Avoid routes with a dense tree cover as it will affect your GPS tracking
  3. If running in loops, try keeping a minimum of 2-3 km loop size
  4. Choose roads with least traffic
What if I do not receive the right size of my t shirt?

We will provide a detailed size guide in line with industry standards for the benefit of appropriate selection by participants. Since the T-shirts are procured as per auto-populated data entered by participants during registration process, AAM will not entertain change of size requests later.

Is wearing a mask through my run compulsory?

Runners are urged to wear masks in line with the safety advisory issued by the local government administration. However, wearing masks during long distance running is a potential health risk posing threat to regular breathing and leading to fatal impacts such as cardiac arrest. You are therefore requested to consult your local physician for the same.