Vadodara Marathon was incepted in 2009 and is an independent Chapter-25 Non-Profit Company that undertakes the activity of conducting annual marathons in Vadodara.
VM is accredited to Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and BDAAA (Baroda District Amateur Athletics Association). It is the largest sporting event in Gujarat.
Each edition of VM attracts elite professional runners from all over the world and from India; along with citizens from cities and towns of Gujarat.
VM is committed to “Sports with Seva and Swachchata”, and supports local social and civic causes.
VM enthuses and encourages citizens to adopt a fitness oriented and healthy lifestyle.
Vadodara Marathon has successfully conducted 5 editions of the 21.1 KM Marathon, along with shorter distances and exciting pre events, since its inception in 2009.
The first 4 editions were flagged off by then Hon. Chief Minister of Gujarat (now Hon. Prime Minister) Shri Narendrabhai Modi. The 5th edition, held on 7th February 2016, was flagged off by previous Hon. Chief Minister, Smt Anandiben Patel.
Over the years VM has evolved into a “Citizens' Marathon”, with participation of people from all walks of life, from 14 year olds to senior citizens. VM truly embodies the essence of "MY CITY MY MARATHON".