Principal Correspondent :
The 9th edition of Ladakh Marathon is going to be held in the month of September (8-12). The run of 42.1 km marathon will be the qualifying race of series XIII of the Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Rankings. Due to rise in coronavirus cases in Nagpur, the organisers have postponed registration for the race to the month of April. Now, the registration will begin on 15 April. Participants will also be able to register through the link the organisers’ website from same date.
For those who were confirmed for the marathon in 2020, their registrations has been transferred for a period of two years to 2021 or 2022. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: As no marathons took place in 2020 except for some virtual runs, there is a leniency in the criteria for 2021. Timings (with certificates) for runs completed in 2019/early 2020 will be accepted, as well as virtual runs, informs a press release. Participants for the Silk Route Ultra and Khardungla Challenge will need to arrive and report in Leh at least two weeks in advance.