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Race news Sarmang Dehradun Marathon

18 August 2022, 11am

Runners have an extra month to apply

Sarmang Dehradun Marathon extends registration window

Sarmang Dehradun Marathon
Sun 16 October 2022

The first edition of Sarmang Dehradun Marathon is being held on 16 October 2022, in Dehradun city of Uttarakhand state of India.

The race committee extended the last date of registration to 15 September 2022, earlier the last date of registration was 15 August 2022. After 15 September 2022, registrations with increased prize will be available till 30 September 2022.

The committee also removed the race qualification for full and half marathon earlier. As many runners were lacking the pre qualification certificate due to cancelation of races in last 2 years due to covid.

The first edition of Sarmang Dehradun Marathon is being directed by Race Director Anil Mohan who is an RRCA certified race director.

Sarmang Dehradun Marathon is giving a total prize money of around $5000 to top finishers of the four events.

The race attracts runners from all age groups starting from 6 years to 8 years. For beginners 2Km walk/run option is also there.

The course of Sarmang Dehradun Marathon is in the outskirts of Dehradun city, the races will go along the riverside, surrounded by beautiful forests and scenic mountains. The weather of Dehradun will be pleasing in the month of October as the monsoon has just ended and the winter is about to come.

The race is being conducted in the festive environment as the biggest festival of India, Diwali is just one week after the race. This is also a good time for tourists to visit Dehradun and nearby areas like Mussoorie, Rishikesh(also known as Yoga city of India) and Haridwar.

“We are excited and a little tensed for the first edition of Sarmang Dehradun Marathon, we are trying to give a good experience to the runners and spectators, trying to keep a balance between entertainment and serious competition, what we want to see is happy faces during andafter the event” said Anil Mohan, Race Director of Srmang Dehradun Marathon(SDM) and founder of Sarmang Adventure Tours, the promoter of SDM.

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