HDOR Annual Running Challenges 2023



There are four amazing annual running challenges for 2023. Come onboard and Take your pick!

Be it the 5K, 10K, Half Marathon or Marathon Challenge, you must be determined to run the selected distance a certain minimum number of times in any calendar year (January 1st to December 31st) to complete the Complete Challenge.

Participants will be ranked as a GOLD, SILVER or BRONZE finisher based on the number of heats of distance completed each year.

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Challenge accepted! How can I get involved?

Take Your Pick!

Select a distance

You may participate in one of our Distance Challenges.
Various distances like 5km, 10km, marathons and half marathons are available.

Start running at any time of year

You can run your chosen distance anytime between January 1st and December 31st. The number of such runs must meet the finisher criteria.

Run whenever you want

Since it’s a virtual event, you can run wherever you want, when you want, without being bound by time.

Submit your run data

You can share your run data on the event website or app, and compare your results with other participants. Your run data will get imported automatically!!

Finisher Criteria

To be classified as a finisher, you are required to run the challenge distance a minimum number of times as below.


5 KM: 48 or more finishes
10 KM: 36 or more finishes
Half Marathon: 18 or more finishes
Marathon: 9 or more finishes


5 KM: 36 to 47 finishes
10 KM: 24 to 35 finishes
Half Marathon: 12 to 17 finishes
Marathon: 6 to 8 finishes


5 KM: 24 to 35 finishes
10 KM: 12 to 23 finishes
Half Marathon: 6 to 11 finishes
Marathon: 3 to 5 finishes

Event Highlights

Register for HDOR Annual Challenges and get the following benefits.

  • We retrieve data from apps like Strava and others that automatically import your activity data.
  • You are provided with a choice of activity location and are shown a time Leaderboard that displays the position within your group, city, organization, and country.
  • You will have access to event reports and information via mobile apps.
  • There will be a digital finisher certificate that will showcase your hard work and accomplishment.
  • The finishers will get a stunning medal.
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Colored Finisher Medal

Finish your chosen target and get a dazzling new medal upon the achievement of your goal.

* medal design is indicative, final design may vary from images above

Amazing Participant T-shirt

Getting a beautiful participant T-shirt can help in visualizing the target achievement and can be highly motivating

*The image is for illustration purpose only. The actual colors may vary.
**Available in gender specific styles (men & women), as an optional item when you register. Female t-shirt will be in v-neck.

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Leaderboard & Reports

Once you have registered for the event, you will be able to download the official HDOR app (iOS | Android) and view your event stats for your submitted activities.

Check your rank against other participants as well as check out the podium place finishers in each run category.

You will also be able to view all the reports and leaderboards using your HDOR login account on your laptop or computer.

Use Your Favorite Apps

Being a virtual event, participants need to submit their activity details online using any of the multiple apps we support.

You can record and submit your activity using Strava, MapMyRun, MapMyRide, Runkeeper, Garmin Connect, TomTom Sports, Fitbit or Apple Watch, in fact any other mobile app which supports sharing your activity data as a public GPS activity link.

We also support automatic data import from Strava and Garmin Connect. If you use any other mobile app or device which can export app data to your Strava account, manual data submit is not required.

Register For Annual Running Challenge

Scale new heights in 2023 with the HDOR Annual Running Challenges. Sign Up now!


5Km/10Km/Half Marathon/Marathon Challenge - Entry Only

Entry + Finisher e-Certificate

₹ 399 / US$ 7

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5Km/10Km/Half Marathon/Marathon Challenge - Entry + Finisher Medal*

Entry + Finisher e-Certificate + Finisher Medal*

₹ 899 / US$ 35

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5Km/10Km/Half Marathon/Marathon Challenge - Entry + Event T-shirt

Entry + Finisher e-Certificate + High Quality Dri-Fit T-shirt

₹ 899 / US$ 35

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5Km/10Km/Half Marathon/Marathon Challenge - Entry + Event t-shirt + Finisher Medal*

Entry + Finisher e-Certificate + Finisher Medal* + High Quality Dri-Fit T-shirt

₹ 1199 / US$ 55

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* All prices are inclusive of all applicable taxes and processing charges. Finisher medal will be given on meeting the finisher criteria.
** Price in INR covers the cost of delivery to Indian address only

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Rules & FAQs

Have any questions in mind about this event? Check out our Rules and FAQ below.

When do registrations end?

Event registration for HDOR annual run and ride challenges do not have any cutoff date.

You can register anytime and start your challenge (all challenges will commence Jan 1st onwards). All challenges are limited to a calendar year. Earlier you register for the challenge, better will be your chances to complete it before the end of the year.

Can I register for multiple annual challenges?

Yes, participants may register for multiple annual challenges.

For example you may register for the 10 KM and Half Marathon annual run challenges or 50 KM and 100 KM annual ride challenges together and try to complete both in the same year.

You may also register for some annual run or ride challenges which may be completed within the calendar year, like the 10 KM annual run challenge, as well as other destination challenges like Run The Himalayas which may be completed as per the individual challenge timelines. Similar for ride challenges.

All annual run or ride challenges are active in parallel. Which means if you do a run or a ride, it will be counted towards all registered annual run or ride challenges.

How do I record and submit my activity data?

Please refer to the HDOR data submission guidelines page for details.

By when do I need to complete the distance challenge?

All challenges must be completed within the same calendar year (starting Jan 1st and ending Dec 31st).

When will my Strava or Garmin activity data be imported?

Your activity will be available on our website within an hour of your activity data submission or post availability in your Strava or Garmin Connect account if you have connected your HDOR account to same.

If your activity data is not available in your account within one hour, please submit the activity link and data manually via app or website.

Can my activity be disqualified?

Event organizers can reject any entry which has suspect GPS data (straight line outside normal run or ride route, unrealistic high pace like sub 3 min/km pace at any time during run, etc)

Event organizers have the right to take any decisions for disqualifying a participant if the participant is considered to have taken any external help in covering the distance (like using a cycle or any other vehicle for runs, or a powered vehicle for rides) or cheated in any way.

How do I qualify for the finishers medal?

Only participants who achieve the overall target distance or number of runs or rides of specific distance as per the event finisher criteria, within the defined challenge timeline will be awarded the finishers medal.

When will I receive the finishers medal?

Finisher medal will be dispatched as per below timelines.
If participant achieve Gold Finisher level by 30th June 2023, then medal will dispatched by 30th Sept 2023.
If participant achieve Gold Finisher level by 30th Sept 2023, then medal will dispatched by 31st Dec 2023.
If participant achieve any Finisher level by 31st Dec 2023, then medal will dispatched by 31st Mar 2024.