Jibhi, Himachal Pradesh August 25, 2019, Sunday Half-Marathon + 10K Run + 5K Run Reg. fee Rs. 1190 - 890 - 590 resp.
24th Aug 2019 - Bib collection day at Jibhi
25th Aug 2019 - Race Day
Be the trendsetter and be among the first ones to participate in a Marathon in the Lower Himalayas. Run with your mind, heart, and soul
Catch the beauty of the Himalayas in full splendor. Absorb the energy all around. Be one with yourself and take on the challenge to push yourself to higher limits
It's uphill, it's downhill, it has curves, it has bends, little villages and pine forests: that's the marathon track. Perched at a max. the altitude of 9,410 ft. Sure to give your body a run to remember.
Timed Event (For Half and 10K run)
Timing E-Certificate (For Half and 10K run)
Route Support & Hydration
*Accommodation charges extra - Accommodation provided by organizers on additional charges basis
The run kicks off at Jibhi and goes up the Gadagusheni Rd. Passing by Bahu, it goes all the way to Village Mohni where it takes a U-turn and returns back down the mountain to Jibhi Waterfall. The runners go through a varied terrain of terraced fields, alpine forest and high meadows on an adventure which will include running along a mountain ridge.
The course begins at Jibhi with a moderate ascent for about 0.5 km and then climbs steadily up for about 7 km with a short steep incline at the end. On reaching the top of the hill and we run along the ridge for 1 km and make a U-turn before Mohni village. The total altitude gained is 944 m.
After the U-turn, we go back down the path we've come up and finished at Jibhi.
The course is moderate and altitude acclimatization is key train well with hill training or a load on your back.
See the Map and the Elevations - come prepared to stay a few days after the run too - Enjoy the fresh mountain air and nature.
Daytime ~ 33°C / Night ~ 19°C
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Who Should Participate? (qualification criteria/pre-requisites)
Participants need to be at least 18 years old to run for the Half-Marathon and must have completed a half-marathon in the last 24 months (information required)
Participants need to be at least 15 years old for the 10 K run
Participants need to be at least 8 years old for the 5 K run
These are not run for the first time half-marathoner or 10 K runner
Remember - Train well and you will finish smiling. All the very best and congratulations on your decision
Running Safe at altitude: Acclimatization is key - come as many days in advance as possible.