Participate in the Nandi Hillathon to raise funds for your neighbourhood

Looking to raise funds to support a specific cause in your neighbourhood? You can do so by participating in the Nandi Hillathon and help restore Nandi Hills too!

Nandi Hillathon is the first of its kind marathon and walkathon bring organised in the picturesque locale of Nandi Hills. It is a unique marathon where the entire proceeds collected from the marathon and walkathon will be used to help in the restoration of Nandi Hills and also support causes in select neigbourhoods.

This is an annual city-wide fundraiser event which will be anchored by United Way to encourage associations like RWAs, running and cucling groups, lake groups, NGOs, to raise resources for their respective neighbourhoods.

You must participate in Nandi Hillathon for two reasons

  • A unique opportunity to help in the restoration of Nandi Hills

  • Support a cause in your neighbourhood

Who can participate?

  • Anyone interested in saving Bengaluru’s treasures

  • Any registered neigbourhood associations having a bank account

  • Registered neighbourhoods have to provide details of the project for which they would like to raise funds

Nandi Hillathon is inclusive – the local youth will be participating in it. Entry for the local girl children is free. Youth from around the area in about 15+ villages would also be participating. Added to this is the participation of Transgender community in the event.

Nandi Hillathon is scheduled for Sunday June 12th, 7 am to 11 am at Discovery Village. The event comprises of two race and family fun arena.

The marathon, which covers 21 km, will flag off from Discovery Village, Next to Kanive Nandishwara Temple, Nandi Foot Hills, Near Sulthanpet, Chikkaballapur at 7 am.

The 6 km walkathon will flag off from Discovery Village, Next to Kanive Nandishwara Temple, Nandi Foot Hills, Near Sulthanpet, Chikkaballapur at 8 am.

Family Fun Zone is a place where participants’ family members can participate in various folk/traditional games like leaf painting, Buguri (Top Spinning), Goli (Marbles), Gilli Danda, Chatara Billu (Catapult), Chowka Bara, Chinni Mane, Lagori, Cycle Tyre Race, Pagade, Skipping, Kunte Pille. This will be open from 8 am to 11 am.

You can register at On-the-spot registration for marathon and walkathon are also available.

About United Way Bengaluru 

United Way Bengaluru is one of the city’s leading not-for-profit organisations which works to bring a sustainable change in the society by providing equal opportunities to people from vulnerable communities. It works in the areas of livelihood, health, environment and education to create visible change and offers long lasting solutions.

It brings the government, corporates, non-profits and citizens on a common platform to resolve issues that matter to the city’s community. Its two flagship campaigns are Wake the Lake and Born Learning Campaign. Click on to learn more.

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