Run along incredible views of valleys and hills in the Nilgiris.
Go Heritage Run Ooty is postponed until further notice.


Lawrence School

Aventura Ooty

Make Ooty Beautiful


Date: Last Sunday of May usually
Venue: Top Flats, Lawrence School, Lovedale
Google Maps Location: link
Reporting Time: 06.15AM
15 KM Flagoff: 06.30AM
10 KM Flagoff: 06.45AM
5 KM Flagoff: 07.00AM

Travel Suggestions

Ooty is very well connected by roads, railways and airways. It is also the perfect circuit for those who love driving through diverse and picturesque landscapes.


Date: Last Saturday of May usually
Venue: Aventura Fern Hill,
356/C, South Hobart Road,
Bishop Down, Fern Hill, Ooty
Google Maps Location: link
Timings: 10.00AM - 6.00PM

Covid-19 Notice

Due to the uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 viral infection, we urge to register and plan for GHR Ooty after mid-April. Although this makes planning more difficult for us, it will help you not


Many know Ooty as a holiday destination and a summer retreat. But did you know Ooty is also home to one of India’s 35 World Heritage Sites? Read about the Nilgiri Mountain Railway and much more below.

Ooty Run Routes

All run routes start and finish at the Lawrence School, Lovedale campus and snake through the school's cross-country trail. The run routes will also traverse the Nilgiri Mountain Railway - a UNESCO World Heritage Site that's over a 100 years old.


Accommodation Options

Here's a consolidated list of hotel options divided based on price ranges. Hurry and book your hotel now!

Ooty 2019 Run T-shirt

Ooty 2019 Souvenir Run T-shirt

The Ooty 2019 run t-shirt is as blue as the Nilgiris and features many aspects of Lovedale that you will see on Run Weekend - eucalyptus trees, the Lawrence School, the campsite overlooking the Lawrence School and of course the Nilgiri Mountain Railway.

Ooty in Popular Culture

The Nilgiri Mountain Railway in popular culture

The Nilgiri Mountain Railway has had a slot of reel-time that you probably didn’t know about. How many of the movies listed here have you seen?

Ooty Heritage Trail

Ooty Heritage Trail

Our friends at INTACH have compiled this Ooty heritage trail - a bucketlist of places to see and things to do while you're in Ooty. Our favorite is the hostel that used to be a brewery! READ MORE

Ooty Coonoor Train

Ooty to Connoor on the NMR

The ‘toy’ train snails at a speed of about 60 km per hour carrying passengers on the rack and pinion track to Coonoor and Ooty – covering a distance of 46 kilometers in the form of 108 curves, 16 tunnels and 250 bridges. And that’s really the best part...


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!

go heritage run calendar

GHR Calendar

With runs across India, Go Heritage Runs are the best travel plan for you! See the runs planned and announced on our calendar.


Share heritage run routes

Know of run routes in your town or city that traverse heritage sites? Share them with us and the heritage running community!

GHR Passport to Fun


Get your own GHR Passport and a stamp every time you come to our run-vacations! It's a fun way - for kids and adults alike - to track the fun times you have with us!