Kovaipudur is the most picturesque place in Coimbatore situated along the Heritage Western Ghats. The place offers a very pleasant climate with ample greenery which has motivated a team of health enthusiasts to organize marathon event for people from far and near, to come and enjoy the green beauty of Kovaipudur. The event is aptly named 'Go Green Marathon'. Health and fitness are the keywords today - thanks to social media for spreading awareness about the need for physical fitness. Young and old alike are realising the importance of being fit. Running is the simplest way to keep fit.

The first edition of Go Green Kovaipudur Marathon , which happened in October 2017 was well received and applauded for the meticulous planning and organizing. The 2nd edition of the Marathon is scheduled to be held on 18th Nov 2018. This will go a long way in promoting running in the city and thereby encouraging a fit and healthy lifestyle.

The theme of Go Green Kovaipudur Marathon is "Promote fit and healthy lifestyle by running and save mother earth from pollution by planting trees".