History

  • 2013

    The seventh edition of the Capgemini Bengaluru Midnight Marathon (BMM) held on 13th 2013 at KTPO, Whitefield was once again an unforgettable event. We had over 10,000 participants, spread over nine events. To cheer them on, 4000 people landed up – and had their own share of fun too. All in all, we had 33 communities, 32 Corporate Relay & Women’s Relay Teams, 8 10K Teams, and of course, thousands of others who just came in for the run and some fun.

    Chairman, Capgemini BMM 2013 Dipankar Khasnabish declared, “BMM embodies the spirit of the city like no other – young, vibrant, competitive yet collaborative. With Milkha Singhji as our Brand Ambassador this year, the excitement built up tremendously, as thousands geared up to immerse into this unique experience.”

  • 2012

    The sixth edition of the Bengaluru Midnight Marathon (BMM) in 2012 witnessed a record turnout of over 9,000 participants from 18 states in India where 17 countries were represented. The first 10k Run saw over 3,500 runners. The Armed forces were there to keep pace with elite runners from all around the world.

    Rotary Bangalore IT Corridor’s BMM has not only become a great fund-raising platform (35 Lakhs was raised for charity), but it also showcases Rotary in a new light. It sows that Rotary cares. That Rotary is capable of taking on big dreams, and above all, providing a great world-class experience for athletes, the community and local authorities.

  • 2011

    On the 10th of Dec 2011, the city ran for a cause greater than just the finish line – ‘Run for a child’. ‘Bengaluru International Midnight Marathon’ influenced the involvement and joy of giving to all strata of society and seamlessly reaches the needy, in this case “children”. Over 9,000 people came together to support the cause. Another key highlight this year was the addition of the 10k Run.

  • 2010

    The 4th Bengaluru Midnight Marathon was held on the 11th of Dec 2010. With over 7500 participants including professional runners, corporate professionals and NGOs, BMM emerged as a very important sporting event, particularly among the IT-ITES community as well as the international runners raising funds for the cause – ‘It’s fashionable to be Green’

  • 2009

    At the 3rd edition Bengaluru Midnight Marathon held on the 12 of Dec 2009, the socially conscious city and its concerned citizens came together for a common cause - It’s fashionable to be Green’. With a myriad of entertainment and cultural events, over 6500 participants from all over world came together to make the event a grand success.

  • 2008

    The 2nd Bengaluru Midnight Marathon was held on the 13th of Dec 2008. The canvas was far larger than the 1st Edition and eventful with a music competition, percussion performance, dance performances and energetic cultural performances from Karnataka all along the race route. The route was well lit, traffic free and decorated with different kinds of lights when over 5500 runners participated in the race.

  • 2007

    On May 19, 2007 Bengaluru added yet another feather to its cap – Asia’s first Midnight Marathon. The event touched millions of Bengalureans through various race activities & pre marathon events. Over 4,000 people came out and participated and created history - “The 1st Bengaluru Midnight Marathon”.