THINGS TO KNOW

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation for 3 days & 2 nights with all meals is included in the package. You will be accommodated in one of the best hotel in the area at the most scenic location.

Rooms will be on twin sharing basis.

Hotel will have proper washrooms and hot water facility.

The room allocation will be done on random basis prior to the event. You will be informed about the same.

FOOD

We will provide nutritious food with variety of local and Indian cuisines. We will have menus specially designed for heavy-workouts and easy-digestible food in mountains.

HYDRATION

During the race our body consumes salt and sugar in big amount. Our hydration kit for the race is designed accordingly.

  • Boiled salted potato, Boiled Egg
  • Salted Chips, Salted peanuts, Chocolates, Candy.
  • Water, Electrolyte, Soft drink, Packed Juice.

REQUIRED GEAR

  • 2 Pair of trail running shoes
  • Wind proof jacket
  • Hydration Pack / Waist bottle pouch
  • Rain wears / Poncho
  • Running tights
  • Sun glasses
  • Trekking poles for trail running (Optional)
  • Light hat or head wear
  • Headlamp with Battery cells
  • Anti-chap cream / Sun block cream
  • Knapsack for accessories while running
  • Whistle
  • Reflective Vests
  • Medicines (if any, as directed by the doctor)

WEATHER

During the day time it will be pleasant, varying from 12°C to 28°C and slightly cold during the night.

Temperature while Race duration will vary from 10°C to 30°C.

Wind will carry the winter chill and one will feel the bite when in shade for long.

REACHING MANALI

By Flight:

The nearest airport is at Bhuntar, located approximately 50km away from Manali. Domestic flights connect Bhuntar with Delhi and Chandigarh. Once at the airport, you can take a pre-paid taxi to Manali. However, owing to weather conditions, flights are not the most reliable option for getting to or out of Manali.

 

By Bus:

Manali is very well-connected to important tourist destinations like Leh, Shimla, Kullu, Dharamshala and New Delhi by means of a network of state-run as well as private buses. The bus journey from Delhi to Manali is 550km, and it is advisable to book your tickets in the air-conditioned Volvo coaches, as the buses are more comfortable than ordinary ones, keeping in mind the long distance of the journey.

 

Road/Self Drive:

The drive up to Manali is simply breathtaking! You can catch scenic glimpses of the adjoining mountains and valleys from almost every turn that the twisty uphill road throws you in. Though a lot of tourists prefer a self-drive up to Manali, it is advisable to hire a taxi in case you are not comfortable with driving in mountainous regions.

THINGS TO DO IN MANALI

Manali offers the most captivating views of magnificent mountains, verdant valleys and splendid sunsets. It’s all picture perfect.

  • Walk around old Manali town
  • Hadimba Temple
  • Naggar Castle
  • Vashist Temple & Water Springs
  • A day trek to Beas kund, Brighu lake, Bijali mahadev or Patalsu.