This is ideally the marathon season and being a fitness freak or say at least the one who completely supports travel expeditions with a good cause, cannot miss these marathons of the country. The view, air, surrounding, everything is simply majestic.
Thus pack your backpack with the essentials and head for the best marathon of your life and experience the calm, chaste and serene beauty of these places:
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1. Ladakh Marathon
If you have high stamina and want to prove it then this is your place. The world’s highest marathon takes place here, at a height that is just beyond sea level. The breathlessness is common and charming.
There are four races here of which you can be a part off, 7km, half marathon, marathon, and the Khardungla challenge. The races are in and out of the city that you can see the cold desert in the most spectacular way.
2. Rishikesh half Marathon
To run 5km, 10km, and 21km, in Rishikesh, Uttar Pradesh. The run engages you with basic run-ups to the harder ones.
The half marathon is very popular as it covers the most scenic views of the bridge, beautiful river, horrid road and the bustling town, where the race ends and people cheer you up.
3. The Kaveri Trail Marathon
From the south, this Kaveri trail Marathon is worth trying. It has 10km, half marathon or marathon to lay your shoes at. The race is challenging and as you run along the Kaveri River, the muddy trails and the paddy fields of Srirangapatna.
The view is breathtakingly beautiful, and you could also go a bit of fishing while the water is calm.
4. Auroville Marathon
The race where there is no one as loser or winner but all are just racers who complete the race. The slogan here is ‘Run for the joy Running’.
This is what attracts me to this marathon, it is just like life you complete the race you do not win or lose. There are 5km, 10km half marathon and marathon. Run to check your endurance and achieve happiness.
5. Mount Abu Half Marathon
The most classic marathon where people from 18 to 60plus are running, and you just go on, on and on.
It starts at the baseline of Mt. Abu and the half marathon takes you all the way to the beautiful hill station where you can relax over the hot steaming cup milk.
Running is a way in which you can be true to yourself and this is one of the best statement ever. Run not to win or lose but run to complete the race.