Run for Sports 2018

And we run because we like it... Through the broad bright land

The song of ungirt runners, Charles Sorley


Running through the broad bright land of Arunachal, where the sun rises before anywhere else, signifies hope and the bright future that lies ahead.

Directorate of Sports, Arunachal Government proudly presents Run For Sports 2018 with the triple objectives of:

  • Growth : creating a sporting culture for social & economic growth
  • Health: bringing sports & running in the DNA of the state for better health of her citizens
  • Excellence: in sports & in life, exemplified through running that pushes one to compete with oneself


The run will be organized along the most picturesque route in Itanagar, that has been chosen carefully to provide adequate challenge to elite athletes as well as sufficient encouragement to amateur runners who want to participate.

The 12 KM course provides an opportunity for runners to brush their shoulders with some of the top running talent in the state and from across the country.

Run will start from Rajiv Gandhi Stadium (Naharlagun) and end at Sports Complex, Yupia, Itanagar.


Everyone is welcome to participate. The event is open to all.

To top the excitement, fun and experience of running, there are attractive prize money for the winners of the event as below:

  • 1st prize — Rs 50,000/- each for men and women category
  • 2nd prize — Rs. 30,000/- each for men and women category
  • 3rd prize — Rs. 20,000/- each for men and women category
  • 4th to 6th — Rs. 1000/- each for men and women category


Join hands with us to create a sporting culture in Arunachal.

Click here to register


What is the last date for registration?
19th March, 2018 11 AM
When is the Run For Sports event and what are the timings?
The event is on 20th March, 2018. The run begins at 5.30 AM
What is the reporting time?
At least 30 minutes prior to start of the run
How do I register?
You can register online using registration form on this page. Alternatively, you can also register by filling the registration form available at the Directorate of Sports office (Itanagar), Rajiv Gandhi Stadium (Naharlagun) and State Sports School (Chimpu).
What is the registration fee?
It is absolutely free! Directorate of Sports, Government of Arunachal Pradesh invites you to run and get as many of your friends and family along as you would wish to, subject to their meeting the eligibility criteria.
Is there a minimum/maximum age for participation?
There is no age limit for the event.
What will be the maximum run time?
Maximum 3 hours will be provided to complete the run.
What will be the starting and end point of the run?
Run will start from Rajiv Gandhi Stadium (Naharlagun) and end at Sports Complex Yupia, Itanagar.
Will there be medical aid available during the run?
Yes. Our race marshals moving in vehicles through the course can be reached in case of contingency. You can also call our helpline numbers given below for medical contingency. There will be medical stations at the start and end points of the run.
Helpline Numbers: 9436041705 | 7085826730 | 8732813963 | 9402936945
Can I transfer my registration?
No it cannot be transferred. Only the registered participant with a valid identity proof can participate.
Will there be parking facility available at the venue?
Yes, near the starting point.
Will there be a baggage counter at the venue?
When and where will be the running BIB distributed?
BIB distribution will be done on 19th March, 2018 at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium (Itanagar), between 2 PM and 5 PM

Event Partner: Sportseed

Sportseed is a leading sports education and consultancy company. Recently adjudged the Best Sports Education & Consultancy Company 2017, by PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, they have to their credit establishment and management of 36 sports schools in the state of Gujarat and some successful grassroot level sports leagues like the Junior Archery League. Founded and managed by a core team of former national level sportspersons and having experience with leading corporates like KPMG, E&Y, IL&FS, Tata motors, etc. Sportseed is committed to building a sports culture with a specific emphasis on inculcating Olympic Values of Excellence, Friendship & Respect. To know more click here.