HALF MARATHON

 

RACE DETAILS

DISTANCE : 21.1KMRACE START TIME: 06:30 am
DATE: Sunday 10 September 2017AGE LIMIT: Runner should be 16 years or older as on race day
REPORTING TIME: 5.30 amCUT OFF TIME: 3 hrs 45mins
REPORTING PLACE: NDS Memorial StadiumCERTIFICATION: Finishers will be given a certificate with official time along with a medal

REGISTRATION FEE

  • Rs. 1200/- for Ladakh residents
  • Rs. 2000/- for Indian residents who live outside Ladakh
  • US$40 for Foreign nationals (runners from outside India)
  • Rs. 1500/- for Veterans (48 years and above)

GETTING TO THE START POINT

Runners are encouraged to walk to the start point as there will be road closures


BAGGAGE

Facilities will be available for this at the starting point, and items can be collected back at the finishing point of the race


HYDRATION POINTS

08 Hydration and Aid stations providing water, energy drinks, and bananas


Course Description

HALF MARATHON

Starting from the NDS Memorial Stadium in Leh, the 21.1km Half Marathon route follows the 42km Marathon route for initial 1.5kms until the diversion to the village of Saboo. The course turns left at the Saboo gate and climb gently for 1.5kms with the Oasis of Saboo Village ahead. Leaving the Saboo road the course then turns right towards the Mahabodhi Centre going downhill all the way till it reaches the Leh-Manali highway. From here the course follows the highway crossing past the residence of HH The Dalai Lama for 2 kms and then take a loop to follow the Manali-Leh highway, again past the residence of HH The Dalai Lama on the left to the village of Choglamsar. From here the course is an uphill run for about 4kms, running past Tibetan Refugee settlement, Indo-Tibetan Border Police and HIMANK headquarters. For the final 1km the trail flattens as runners enter Leh town to finish at the NDS Memorial Stadium grounds.