Run In God’s Own Country – Kerala! GHR Kumarakom – a route along backwaters, next to quaint communities and coconut trees. Register today and make it a family runcation.
5km, 10km, 21km fun untimed runs

New Dates to be Announced

Travel Suggestions


The nearest Airport to Kumarakom is the Cochin International Airport, about 70 km away from the Muhamma boat jetty. The second nearest airport is at Trivandrum, 171 km away.


The nearest railway station to Kumarakom is the Kottayam railway station, located 16 kilometers away. You can hire private cabs or taxis from the railway station to reach Kumarakom.


Frequent bus services are available from Bangalore to Kottayam (11 hour journey), easily available bus/taxi services connect from Kottayam to Kumarakom (40 mins transit). Easily available bus services connect from Chennai to Kottayam, travel time of 13 hours.

Event Information

Start venue :
S.K.M School
Start time : 6 am
Date : TBD

Bib distribution details will be updated shortly.


Kumarakom has several hotels, guesthouses and homestays for travel at all budget ranges. Please find a few suggestions here – link.

warm and welcoming

Things to do in Kumarakom

Kumarakom has lots of fun things you can do at, including a visit to the Bird Sanctuary, Parithamal, Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall and also Houseboating.

Wagisha Jha

Wagisha's blog from her visit

To call it underrated would be yet another underestimation, Kumarakom - covered in backwaters and spectacular greenery that, needless to say, one can never get enough of.


The best part of Go Heritage Runs is that we are a series. Which means that the destinations change, but some things will always stay same – scenic, historic routes, a great family friendly experience and a fun run-vacation. Keep in touch with us and take a run-vacation with us this year!

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