Founded in 2015, Bhopal Runners is a not for profit society established with an aim to promote running and related activities as a way of life. The mission of Bhopal Runners is to make running as the most preferred form of fitness activity. A young organization, Bhopal Runners has grown strong, its members being from all age groups and walks of life. The Organization started its first running club at Char Imli locality in Bhopal and has since conducted regular runs on weekdays and long run on weekends. Bhopal Runners intends to have as many running boroughs as required for an equitable geographical spread in the city of Bhopal in near future. In addition, Bhopal Runners conducts training sessions, cross training clinics and workshop on injury free running, nutrition, physical and mental fitness and helps its members in choosing the right gear. Bhopal Runners has established running clubs in prominent schools and colleges in Bhopal as a part of its school and college running programme to popularize the event of running and related activities in youth. We at Bhopal runners have has strong emphasis on carrying out social responsibilities. BR is committed to strengthen the nexus between de addiction of tobacco and other habit forming substances, gender, environmental issues & other social issues in association with Government agencies and civil societies. The flagship event of Bhopal Runners is Run Bhopal Run (RBR), the inaugural of which was held on 6th December, 2015.
In Its inaugural, RBR was for 11k, 5k and 2k walkathon. In the inaugural year itself, we had an astonishing registration of 10656 persons This is an all time high figure for any long distance race in its inaugural year in the country! This flagship event is held every year on first Sunday of the month of December. Run Bhopal Run with its consistent team efforts has become identical with other international marathon. Bhopal Runners seeks active participation and energy from the people to redirect, redesign and motivate to build fit and smart society, to foster and promote distance running throughout central India and country.
Our primary focus is on the runners and with a choice of run distances ranging from 5k to 21k, RBR 2016 had something for everyone, be it the newbie runner or the seasoned runner. RBR2016, with massive registration of 12117 persons was world-class running event, conducted as per international standards. Our participants attested to it being at par with global races.
Indeed, city of Bhopal with its broad boulevards, rolling hills and picturesque lakes presents a topography that is every runners dream. In other words, running in RBR is akin to running in a race route that is a challenge worth every step and an experience of lifetime.
Bhopal Runners acknowledges Hyderabad Runners as their mentor in its endeavor to be a world class running platform.