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World’s highest marathon was held in Ladakh

World’s highest marathon was held in Ladakh

The eighth edition of Ladakh Marathon was held in Leh town, Jammu Kashmir. More than 6,000 runners from different parts of India and 25 foreign countries participated in the marathon.

It was sponsored by Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC).

Highest Marathon

  • All four categories marathon are held at over 11, 000 feet above the mean sea level. This marathon is known as the highest marathon in the world.
  • The 4 categories of Ladakh Marathon are 72-km Ultra Khardungla Challenge, 42-km full and 21-km half marathon and 7-km long Run for Fun.

Ladakh Marathon:

Ladakh Marathon is held in Leh, J&K. It was first held in 2012. The 7th edition of the Ladakh Marathon was held in 2018. The 9th edition is to be held in 2020. It will be a qualifying race for the Abbot World Marathon Majors. The marathon has got international recognization.

The marathon was held with an aim to foster the national spirit and to encourage sport in Ladakh.

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