Adventure Sports Foundation of Ladakh (ASFL) promotes environmental responsibility through sports while instilling sustainable behavioral changes. We are committed to creating meaningful change towards a more sustainable future.
This event will be conducted in a very sustainable manner with no use of plastic water bottles and waste generating products. We believe there is no force stronger than sports to unite people of different races and religions, and climate crisis like issues demands such a collaborative force. Hence we connect sports to causes larger than the self. In case of this run it is a lifetime opportunity for one to pay tribute to our brave soldiers who gave their life for our nation.
Who says you can’t walk (or run) on water? This remarkable event offers you the opportunity to do exactly the same on the frozen waters of the famous Pangong Lake in Ladakh. The Pangong Frozen Lake Marathon is limited to 50 runners of all abilities for this year. Every step is taken on pure ice, it’s the flattest race you’ll ever run and an experience you’ll never forget.
Frozen lake marathon has been a well known adventure activity worldwide including Icebug Frozen lake marathon in Norway. Running in winter is not an easy task, but running on a frozen lake makes it thrilling for adventurers all across the country and the world. This run is a psychologically and physically demanding one. This event is organized to enjoy Pangong not only in summer for tourists but also in winter for the Tough. Pangong lake is situated at an altitude of 4,350 meters above the sea level which makes it the world's highest salt water lake. With this we will be setting a Guinness World Record for running on the highest frozen lake marathon in the world.
This year's event includes both full and half marathon on frozen Pangong lake after proper acclimatization at Leh prior the event. There will be a medical team and hot water points at an interval of 5 km, an ambulance will also accompany and be available throughout the event. All the finishers will receive an exclusive Ladakhi traditional gift after crossing the finishing line.
Head torch to be used on the race, it will be a completely beautiful full moon night except for the Medical and Rescue team.
Post Marathon DJ at Rezang - La War Memorial
Run will start at two locations for the half and full marathons, your stay will be allotted based on the same.
Your bags and belonging can be kept in the same bus as you will get the same bus with our trusted driver as you will have the same bus throughout the trip
Energy station will be available at every 3Km for hydration