Panhala Hill Half Marathon


25th AUG 2024

About the event

Welcome to the Panhala Hill Half Marathon, organized by Deccan Sports Club!
Join us for an exhilarating running experience on the beautiful Panhala Fort, where you can breathe in fresh air and feel the positive energy around you. The course is beautiful yet challenging, featuring a mix of flat roads, tar roads, and trails that will test your endurance and skills.
PHHM is organized by Deccan Sports Club (DSC) in Panhala District Kolhapur 20 km from the city, The race will begin from Tabak Udyaan. Participants will enjoy the scenic beauty also explore the historical monuments along with the course. The race has 3 categories 5Km, 10Km, 21.1Km.
Why should you race at PHHM?

Panhala is a scenic city and Hill Station Municipal Council, located 18 km northwest of Kolhapur in Maharashtra. At 3177 feet above sea level, it is the smallest city in Maharashtra, and it's developing rapidly as a tourist destination. The city sprawls over the Panhala Fort, which commands a panoramic view of the valley below.

The main attraction of Panhala is the historic Panhala Fort, where Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj spent 500 days of his life. It is the only fort where he spent such an extended period. The fort has many places of interest, each with its share of haunting anecdotes.
During the marathon, you’ll enjoy the cool, foggy climate that adds to the charm of the event. The trees on the course provide more oxygen, making your run more comfortable and enjoyable. You can choose from three distances, 21.1 km, 10 km, and 5 km, depending on your fitness level and preferences.
So come join us for an unforgettable experience on Panhala Fort. Register today, and be a part of this incredible journey!
History of Panhala (Kolhapur)

Panhala fort (also known as Panhalgad, Pahala, and Panalla (literal meaning"the home of serpents") is located in Karveer taluka, 20 kilometers northwest of Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. It is strategically located looking over a pass in the Sahyadri mountain range which was a major trade route from Bijapur in the interior of Maharashtra to the coastal areas. Due to its strategic location, it was the center of several skirmishes in the Deccan involving the Marathas, the Mughals, and the British East India Company being the Battle Of PawanKhind. Here, the Queen regent of Kolhapur state, Tarabai, spent her formative years. Panhala is the only fort where shivaji spent more than 500 days .

Attractions At Panhala

Registration Fees Include


5KM Map

10KM Map

21KM Map

Rules & Regulations

We hope that this is a race you will want to come back to year after year. To help make your experience go as smoothly as possible, please read and become familiar with the race rules and regulations. All rules have been established in order to protect the safety of our participants. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated in helping everyone to enjoy race day.