ABOUT THE LADAKH MARATHON
The Ladakh Marathon is the highest and amongst the toughest marathons. Of the 04 races in this event, the Khardungla Challenge (5370m) is the World’s Highest Ultra Marathon. Covering a distance of 72km this race tests the limits of human endurance.
Unlike other marathons, the Ladakh Marathon requires you to arrive in Leh atleast a week in advance to acclimatise for race day. You are running at 3500m above sea level so it is imperative that you get acclimatised to the high altitude.
The various races take place in and around Leh, the historic capital of Ladakh and offer runners the unique opportunity to run with local Ladakhis through the most beautiful landscape offering stunning vistas of mountains, rivers and valleys and will leave you with lifelong memories and a chance to say you ran the Ladakh Marathon .
Ladakh Marathon became a full member of AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races) in 2015 and has been profiled in various International Sports magazines and listed as being amongst the most beautiful breathtaking and awe-inspiring marathons in the world.
July 16, 2018
Registrations for the 7th edition of Ladakh Marathon are now CLOSED.
RACE DAY is
Friday 07 September for 72km Khardung La Challenge
We strongly recommend that you read through notes on acclimatisation and arrival in Leh.
A list of recommended accommodation options for Leh town is updated, please check here
Runners for the Khardung La Challenge must read the complete race information guide
We look forward to your participation and welcoming you to Ladakh – land with the most stunning landscape that captivates one and all!
Happy Running and Jullay!
Team Ladakh Marathon
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The Ladakh Marathon Hub is located at
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