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The Ladakh Marathon is the highest and amongst the toughest marathons. Out of the six races, the event offers two ultra races – the 72 km Khardung La Challenge (5370 m) which is presently the World’s Highest Ultra Marathon and the 122 km Silk Route Ultra which will be the epitome of high altitude running testing the limits of human endurance.

Unlike other marathons, the Ladakh Marathon requires participants to arrive in Leh atleast a week in advance to acclimatise for race day. You are running at 3500 m 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 participants the unique opportunity to run with local people of Ladakh through the most beautiful landscape offering stunning vistas of mountains, rivers and valleys. It 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.

September 18, 2022

Leh, Ladakh


Dear Participants,

On behalf of the Ladakh Marathon team, I would like to thank each and every one of you for the successful completion of the 9th edition of the Ladakh Marathon held from 8th to 11th September in Leh, Ladakh. We are overwhelmed and grateful for your ever-growing support which is invaluable to us for the success of this annual event.

We are pleased to share the official timings for finishers of the five (05) timed races as below:

  • Finisher of the Silk Route Ultra please check HERE
  • Finisher of the Himalayan Khardungla Challenge please check HERE
  • Finisher of Marathon, Half Marathon and 10.5km Run please check HERE

 Finisher of certificate will be available for download by next week from same links.

For Race Day photos of all six races of the Ladakh Marathon please check HERE

Thank you once again and we appreciate any feedback to make the next edition even better.


Chewang Motup Goba

Race Director – Ladakh Marathon


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Khagshal, Gonpa Road, Leh – 194 101, UT Ladakh, India

The Ladakh Marathon Hub is located at

Hotel Kanglhachen Complex

(Opposite to Police Station & Chief Medical Officer’s office)
Leh, UT Ladakh