ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

AGE ELIGIBILITY as on 8th September 2019 for various races is:

Run Ladakh for Fun (07 KM)Half Marathon (21.1 KM)Marathon (42.1 KM)Khardung La Challenge (72 KM)Veterans (all races)
12 years16 years18 years20 years48 years
Besides the age limit runners should be in good physical condition to adapt and be able to run at high altitude.

The following criteria are mandatory for all runners for all races, except the 07km Run Ladakh for Fun. Entries for these categories will be screened and if you do not fulfill the requirement the organiser has the right to reject your application. It is imperative to arrive in Leh well in time and as recommended  here

Half Marathon

Runner must have run EITHER one half marathon under 3 hours OR two 10km run under 1 hour 25 minutes in the past one year.

Marathon

Runner must have run EITHER one full marathon OR two half marathons in the past 18 months.

Khardung La Challenge

Runner who has completed EITHER two full marathon under 5 hrs OR has run any two ultra marathon over 70 km, in the past two years, is eligible to register for this race. Finisher Certificate will be required at the time of registration. The organiser reserves the right to disallow / disqualify any participant who is known or suspected to be physically unfit to participate in this race.

Besides the above, the following nationalities cannot participate in the Khardung La Challenge as they are excluded from the restricted area permit which is required for Khardung La pass

a) Citizens of Afghanistan, China, Pakistan and foreign nationals having their origin in these countries

b) Diplomatic passport holders

Please note that the number of participants to this race is restricted to a maximum of 150 runners.