GHR Ooty run routes

We’ve received a lot of questions asked about the routes,  elevation details and sites of significance at Go Heritage Run – Ooty and this post has the answers! Our thanks to our venue partner Lawrence School for giving runners access to their lovely grounds!

Go Heritage Run – Ooty: 5K Route 

Start / Finish Point: Lawrence School, Lovedale
Elevation Information: link
Start Timing: 7AM

Ooty run routes

GHR Ooty 5k - elevation
GHR Ooty 5k – elevation chart

The 5K route starts at the  sports ground within the Lawrence School, Lovedale campus. Runners will run past the Italian Gothic styled main school building, then exit the school, immediately re-enter it near the Lovedale Church  and head westward toward Grass Pitch and the school’s cross-country track. The terrain for this section of the run is trail and there are some elevation changes to watch out for. Finish the loop and make your way back to the school ground where breakfast and your finisher medal will await you!

Go Heritage Run – Ooty : 10K Route

Start / Finish Point: Lawrence School, Lovedale
Elevation Information: link
Start Timing: 6.45 AM

Ooty run routes

GHR Ooty 10k - elevation
GHR Ooty 10k – elevation chart

The 10K route starts at the  sports ground within the Lawrence School, Lovedale campus. Runners will run past the Italian Gothic styled main school building, then exit the school, immediately re-enter it near the Lovedale Church  and head westward toward Grass Pitch and the school’s cross-country track. The terrain for this section of the run is trail and there are some elevation changes to watch out for. Finish the loop and head towards the school’s exit once again.  Run across the Nilgiri Mountain Railway line – a UNESCO World Heritage site – and head in a north-easterly direction along a very scenic route that ends at Valley View point. Stop, take in the breathtaking valley view, turn around and head back to the railway crossing, and make your way back to the school ground where breakfast and your finisher medal will await you!

Go Heritage Run – Ooty : 15K Route

Start / Finish Point: Lawrence School, Lovedale
Elevation Information: link
Start Timing: 6.30 AM

Ooty run routes

GHR Ooty 15k - elevation
GHR Ooty 15k – elevation chart

The 15K route starts at the  sports ground within the Lawrence School, Lovedale campus. Runners will run past the Italian Gothic styled main school building, then exit the school, immediately re-enter it near the Lovedale Church  and head westward toward Grass Pitch and the school’s cross-country track. The terrain for this section of the run is trail and there are some elevation changes to watch out for. Finish the loop and head towards the school’s exit once again.  Run across the Nilgiri Mountain Railway line – a UNESCO World Heritage site – and head in a north-easterly direction along a very scenic route that ends at Valley View point. Stop, take in the breathtaking valley view, turn around and head back to the railway crossing. Turn right, and head down Lovedale Road for a few kilometers, take a U-turn and retrace your path back to the Lawrence School where breakfast and your finisher medal will await you!

Now sign up for Go Heritage Run Ooty: here.

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