Ladakh Marathon is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This online Privacy Policy is used to inform visitors with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information through our Services.

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect are used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

“Personal Information” means any information or data about an that identifies you or makes you identifiable as a person.

“Services” means any of the services or website we own or operate including our social networking pages, profiles and feeds.

The term “Event” used herein is the Ladakh Marathon.



Ladakh Marathon operates the LADAKH MARATHON website, which provides the SERVICEs of Sporting Event by title Ladakh Marathon. The Ladakh Marathon (hereby referred to as “we” or “us”) is an annual running event held in Leh, Ladakh during the month of September each year and provides runners, volunteers, and spectators with various opportunities to participate in six running disciplines held by us, namely:

  • Silk Route Ultra
  • Khardung la Challenge
  • Marathon
  • Half Marathon
  • 11.2 KM Run
  • 05 KM Run for Fun


Ladakh Marathon was founded in the year 2012 by Chewang Motup Goba, who is the co-founder of RIMO EXPEDITIONS, India’s foremost adventure travel company with its registered office at Hotel Kang-Lha-Chen Complex, Leh 194101, U.T. Ladakh.

Ladakh Marathon registered office is in Leh at Rimo Outdoor Centre, Khagshal, Gonpa Road, Leh - 194101, U.T. Ladakh.

Ladakh Marathon and Rimo Expeditions can be contacted by E-mail at and



We understand the importance of the personal information we collect and handle them with utmost care. The personal information and/or data that we collect from applicants/participants in connection with organising the Ladakh Marathon will be always protected by us. Your personal information provided in the “Marathon Registration Application” form or “Contact” forms is used only for the purpose of communicating with you and as outlined below:

Type of Personal Information collected

The Ladakh Marathon will collect and process the following personal information.

  • a) When applying to participate in the Event

When applicants apply to participate in Event, we collect and process personal information of applicants (such as the applicants’ name, sex, date of birth, age, photo, address, telephone number, mobile number, email address, nationality, identity proof such as Aadhaar card or passport, blood group, dress size, meal preference, emergency contact name, telephone number, relationship of such emergency contact with the applicants; all of which are information provided to us by the applicants.

  • b) When selected applicants participate in the Event

When participants participate in the Event, we collect and process personal information including each participant’s face photo, footage, race results and intermediate race record, in addition to the personal information set forth above. In order to verify the identity of the participants, we collect and process participants’ face photos; and we collect and process surveillance footage of the course during the race (participants’ appearance may be recognized in such footage) for safety reasons.

  • c) When first aid or transfer to the hospital becomes necessary

Name and phone number of hotel where the participant is staying during the Event, currently treated conditions, current medication, allergies, name of injuries and diseases, symptoms, site of occurrence, the treatment received (if any) and any other necessary information will be collected and shared with the hospital which the participant is transferred to. In addition, if a participant is taken to the hospital, name of injuries and diseases, course of the symptoms, course of treatment, and current prescription will be obtained from such hospital in order to respond in the wake of an accident, including indemnity, examination and improvement of the places for distributing emergency staff, the number and places for distribution of emergency vehicles, and any other matters concerning safety for future Events.

  • d) You may also be asked to choose a user ID and password to identify yourself during future visits to the Website.


Purpose of use of Personal information

The Ladakh Marathon will process personal information to achieve the purposes notified or as set forth below.

  • To verify the identity of the participants;
  • To ensure safety control of the marathon course;
  • To deliver the Runner Handbook, results, and relevant information related to the Event to the participants;
  • To announce race results (including rankings);
  • To subscribe to insurance;
  • To provide medical care;
  • To provide support in the wake of an accident, including indemnity;
  • To hold and manage the Event; and
  • To compile statistics from the Event.


We do not ask for credit card information or payment transaction OTP. All our online payment process is through CC Avenue secure payment gateway.



The Ladakh Marathon may provide the personal information to third parties (including those located outside of India) to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose. Third parties can be any of the following:

  • Administrative agencies in U.T. Ladakh;
  • Service providers/Contractors of the Ladakh Marathon within the scope relevant to the management of the Event
  • Affiliates such as Abbott World Marathon Majors LLC located in the United States, operating the Abbott World Marathon Majors;
  • Media in case of announcing the information relating to race record via TV, newspaper, magazine, the internet etc.
  • In case of transferring the provided information regarding health or medical care to the hospital which the participant is taken to



We want to inform you that whenever you visit our website (s), we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.



When you visit the Website, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. The Website uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Website may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.



We do not use any analytics tools for user location tracking or information they may reveal using any tracker.



We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.



Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.



We collect limited information from participants of 03 (three) running disciplines for which age is less than 18 years. Information collected is name, date of birth, gender, phone number, photos, parents'/guardians’ name, and address. It is important to note that this data is solely utilised for communication purposes. We ensure that the collection is minimal, with the utmost consideration for the privacy and safety of children.



We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.



If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at



The Ladakh Marathon may change the contents of this Privacy Policy when necessary. We will announce the revised Privacy Policy on this website when a revision is made. Please check the content of this Privacy Policy in a timely manner. After the policy is revised, the applicants/participants shall be deemed to have agreed to the revised policy when the applicants/participants view this Privacy Policy.