2nd edition of ‘Snow Marathon’ to be held on March 12

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Srinagar: After the success of the first edition of 'Snow Marathon Lahaul', the second edition of the much-awaited world’s highest is back on March 12 at Sissu near the Atal Tunnel’s North Portal lies in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.

As per the statement, the event which is being organised by District Lahaul and Spiti Administration and Reach India call upon runners across the country to compete in full (42 kms) and half (21 kms) marathon along with ten and five-kilometre runs for both categories. The event is recognized by the Fit India Movement of the Government of India.

Organiser Gaurav Schimer informed that HP’s Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu will mark the occasion as Chief Guest. India joined the league of ten snow and ice marathons in the world as some of which take place on the Arctic Circle, North Pole, and in locations such as Siberia.

The Snow Marathon in India was the first of its kind designed for long-distance runners. The inaugural edition of this prestigious annual event took place on March 26, 2022, and proved to be a great success.

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