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DC Santosh launches website of Sarhad Kargil International Marathon-2023


DC Santosh launches website of Sarhad Kargil International Marathon-2023

Kargil, Feb 24, 2023: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve today launched the website of Sarhad Kargil International Marathon 2023 (SKIM 2023).

While launching the website of SKIM 2023, DC Santosh said that this year also support from local government and LAHDC will be provided for this event.

The 6th Edition of “Sarhad Kargil International Marathon 2023” will be organized by Sarhad, Pune at Kargil town in association with Ladakh Autonomous Hills Development Council (LAHDC), DC Office, Local Administration, Kargil and Ladakh Police will conduct this mega event of this region for 6th time at Kargil town on September 17, 2023 (Sunday) early in the morning. Also, local organizations from Kargil and from Pune are extending full support to this event.

Sanjay Nahar Founder President, Sarhad, Dr. Shailesh Pagariya- Organizer (SKIM), Adv. Abhay Chhajed, Vasant Gokhale Race Director, Sumant Waikar Technical Director, Yuvraj Shah, Anuj Nahar, Dr Amol Develkar, Vaibhav Wagh were present in the function.

Also, advisory support for Technical and Organizational conduction will be provided by Pune International Marathon Trust, Pune and digitally and other support will be made available by ARHM, educational institute, Pune.

Start point of SKIM 2023’s Full Marathon and other road races Competitions will be from “Khree Sultan Cho Sports Stadium,Baroo, Kargil and the races will go towards Saliskot Village( 21.1 km) through famous Suru Valley road and return back the same route at Khree Sultan Cho Sports Stadium.

Last year in 2022, this international marathon route road has been measured and certified for next 5 years (up to year 2026) by representative of AIMs along with Technical committee members of SKIM.

Sanjay Nahar, Founder President of Sarhad, Pune in this inauguration program of website of SKIM 2023 informed that total cash prizes of Rs 8 lakhs will be awarded for winners of all 12 groups of Men and Women, Boys and Girls (U 16 & 18 years) of this event by the Organizing Committee.

Following groups are in SKIM 2023, Full Marathon for M&W (42.195 km), Half Marathon for M&W (21.0975 km), 10K & 5K for Men and Women.

Also from this year O.C. has introduced 4 more groups for School going Boys & Girls (under 16 years) and youngsters student from Jr. & Sr. College (under 18 yrs.).

Each participant will get t-shirt, and finisher’s medal after successful completion of the race, medical & all other route support will be made available.

The registration of online entries for above events will be started from March 01, 2023 onwards.

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