- Age limits – These must be adhered to strictly and the organiser has the right to verify the age of participants before, during and after the race.
2. Acceptance of Entries
a) Please do not apply more than one entry per person. Multiple applications will be rejected. However participants of the Khardung La Challenge and Silk Route Ultra can also register for any of the other four races of Ladakh Marathon that are held two days later on Sunday 12 September 2021.
b) Before sending in your application, please ensure that all information as requested in the form has been provided with else your application will not be accepted.
c) Participants of 10.5 km Run, Half Marathon, Marathon, Khardung La Challenge and Silk Route Ultra are to provide details of previous marathons along with finisher certificates as per the Eligibility Criteria at the time of registration.
d) All participants must agree and sign the Risk & Indemnity Agreement. And if a participant is below the age of 18 years, the guardian has also signed the ‘waiver’ and written his/her relation with the participant.
e) Application fee – Please read this section before you register.
3. Entries not accepted: Participation in the event is subject to entry confirmation. Entries will not be accepted if:
a) Finisher certificates submitted as proof of eligibility criteria are found to be incorrect
b) Submission of incorrect documentation or information of your entry
In such cases the entry/registration shall be deemed cancelled. The registration fee paid by you will be refunded after deducting a processing fee of Rs 1000/-
4. THE REGISTRATION FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE – for all six races of Ladakh Marathon. No refund will be issued except for the sole exception of serving Indian Defence Personnel.
5. Change of race category is permitted up to July 15, 2021 by way of written intimation to the organisers. Participants will be charged Rs 900 (Indian Nationals) and US$18 (Foreign Nationals) towards processing fee. Please ensure timely written intimation for any change of race category.
6. Transfer of registration to next year is permitted up to July 15, 2021 by way of written intimation to the organisers. Post 15th July no request for transfer shall be entertained. Please ensure timely written intimation for transfer of registration.
7. Entry or BIB is non-transferable to any other participant / person.
8. BIB number and collection of bibs:
- Your official race BIB number is important. Therefore please ensure that it is displayed during the entire race.
- Do not alter the Bib number in any manner
- Bib numbers are not transferable
- No one else may wear your bib number
- The bib number must be pinned properly to the front of your t-shirt and clearly visible
- Folding or covering any part of your bib number may result in disqualification
- Do not forcefully bend, crease or fold your bib
- Make sure to fill out necessary information on the back side of your Bib
9. Timing Chips:
- Ladakh Marathon will use a timing chip for the timed races (10.5 km Run, Half Marathon and Marathon)
- Timing chips must be attached to your BIB to score the race as per instructions provided
- This timing chip must be worn on the race day, attached properly to the BIB
- The chip must be attached from Start to Finish in order to be recognised as completing the race and receiving an official finish time
- The timing chip identifies your bib number and should not be worn by any other participant
10. Collection of Bibs – All confirmed participants are required to come to the Ladakh Marathon Hub to collect their running number bibs (and timing chips). No running number bib or timing chip will be posted to the individual mailing address. It is mandatory for the participants of all race categories to collect their running number bibs in person.
11. Race day images of all the races of the participants will be screened visually after the race. Where any of the participants is found not wearing the running bib allotted to him/her, the participant registered for that bib will be disqualified from the race and the subsequent edition of this event. The organiser reserves the rights to use race day images and videos of participants for the promotion of the event across all social media platforms.
12. Event cancellation – Should the event be cancelled due to circumstances that are beyond the control of the organiser, all confirmed registrations for the year will automatically stand transferred to next year.
13. Instructions by the organisers and race officials must be followed with respect to all matters not provided herein. The organiser reserves the right to reject applications of participants who refuse to follow instructions of the race officials.
14. Official Time and Net Time (with Start and Finish times) will be provided for participants who have completed the races within the specified cut-off time.
15. Participants must ensure that they are medically and physically fit to participate in the race. Any person who is suffering from any chronic disease such as heart disease or high blood pressure should not participate in the event. The organiser reserves the right to disallow / disqualify any participant who is known or suspected to be physically unfit to participate in the event.
16. The application form and the right to participate in the event and the rights and benefits available to the participant under this application form is at the sole discretion of the event organisers and promoters, RIMO EXPEDITIONS, and cannot be transferred to any other participant / person under any circumstances. The actual participant alone shall be entitled to the rights and benefits arising out of such confirmation of participation.