AGE ELIGIBILITY as on 13 September 2020 for various races is:
|Run Ladakh for Fun (07 KM)||Half Marathon (21.1 KM)||Marathon (42.1 KM)||Khardung La Challenge (72 KM)||SIlk Route Ultra (122KM)||Veterans (all races)|
|12 years||16 years||18 years||20 years||20 years||50 years|
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
Runner must have run EITHER one half marathon under 3 hrs OR two 10 km run under 1 hr 25 mins in 20 months prior to the race day.
Runner must have run EITHER one full marathon OR two half marathons in 20 months prior to the race day.
Khardung La Challenge
Runner who fulfills any one option listed below is eligible to APPLY for this race
- Two full marathon under 5 hrs in 20 months prior to the race day.
- Two ultra marathon over 70 km in 20 months prior to the race day.
- A full marathon under 5 hrs and an ultra marathon over 70 km in 20 months prior to the race day.
Application will be confirmed once documents submitted towards eligibility criteria have been verified within 5-7 working days, after which payment link will be shared. 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, Bangladesh 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.