First Snow Marathon In India To Be Held In Lahual, Himachal

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by Sanjana Shenoy
by Sanjana Shenoy 392

If you need yet another good reason to visit Lahaul and Spiti, apart from the snowcapped mountains, charming cafes and trekking adventures, then let India’s first snow marathon pave the way. Reach India in collaboration with Lahaul and Spiti administration is all set to host a Snow Marathon on March 26. While 10 such snow marathons are held across the world, this will be India’s very first. Read on to know more about it.

Lahaul & Spiti Hosts India’s First Snow Marathon

According to a report by The Indian Express, the snow marathon in Lahaul and Spiti would be a more challenging marathon than other formats. The first snow marathon in India is believed to enhance the ability of runners and may also become an annual affair. There will be 4 categories in the snow marathon. The first is the full marathon where participants must run 42 km. There are three types of half marathons spanning  21 km, 10 km and 5 km.

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Runners From India & Abroad Can Participate

The snow marathon will host runners from India and abroad. Fortis Hospital Mohali is the medical partner for the events. During the entirety of the snow marathon, doctors, paramedics and two modern life-saving ambulances will be ready to ensure medical assistance in case of emergencies. Meanwhile, until you visit the snow paradise, Lahaul and Spiti, you can have a quick holiday at an igloo dome in Anchaviyo Resort.

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