Satara Hill Half Marathon

Satara Hill Half Marathon2020-05-27T12:43:02+00:00
  • Date
    13 September 2020
  • Location
    Satara, India
  • Distance
    21 Km

SATARA HILL HALF MARATHON ACCOMMODATION TRAVEL PACKAGE

The Satara Hill Half Marathon is held annually in the historic city of Satara in India. This race is a proud member of AIMS with a majestic hill and beautiful route. This top event attracts runners from all over India, international enthusiasts from around the world and elite athletes.  Satara Hill Half Marathon is aptly known as a Half Marathon ‘Ultra’ and has been included in the World’s best, must do, half marathons 3 times by Runners World UK (trailing behind the world majors).

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Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International (BOM) Airport is the closest International Airport to Satara (200 Km) and Pune Airport is the closest Domestic Airport (120 Km).

Satara is the erstwhile capital of the Maratha Kingdom founded by the legendary Warrior King Shrimant Chhatrapati ShivajiRaje Bhosale.

The half marathon route passes through the majestic Western Ghats (Part of the Sahyadri range of forests in Western Mahatrashtra) It is a challenging out and back run, through the hills around Satara, taking the runners on a roller coaster ride , through spectacular scenes of natural beauty.

Run alongside waterfalls, through clouds and sometimes through intermittent light to heavy rain showers, ideal for cooling down!

SATARA HILL HALF MARATHON ADVENTURE PACKAGE

SUGGESTED ITINERARY: 11-15 September 2020 

Day 1. Thursday 10 September 2020 – ARRIVAL

Day 2. Friday 11 September 2020 – ADVENTURE

Day 3. Saturday 12 September 2020 – RACE REGISTRATION

Day 4. Sunday 13 September 2020 – RACE DAY

Day 5. Monday 14 September 2020 – ADVENTURE

Day 6. Tuesday 15 September 2020 – DEPARTURE & ADD ON ADVENTURES

Wish to stay longer, just let us know so we can make arrangements for you.

RACE INFO

The Satara Hill Half Marathon is a member of AIMS

2020 will be the 9th edition of this very popular race, which aside being on the worlds must run, bucket list race three times, it also features in the Guinness World Record title for the “Most people in a mountain run – single mountain”.

GRADE / ROUTE

Half Marathon: The Satara Hill Half Marathon has been described as beautiful, scenic, blessed with nature’s bounty, a run in the clouds, great Comrades  Marathon training run….

One thing for sure is this is not an easy Race, aptly known as “Ultra Half Marathon”. Experienced runners from around the world describe this course as a tough nut to crack and clearly not a race to beat your own PB.  The route is testing on the runner, but the scenic adventure challenge is worth it!

RACE PRE ENTRY OPEN & CLOSE DATES

Pre-registration for 2020 now open. (Entries officially open in January and close on or before the beginning of March, once full). Race entries are around 7250 runners. There are no late entries and no substitutions are permitted.

RACE START 

06h00 Half Marathon start time

SPECIAL FINISHERS MEDALS

Hill Champion – Finishing before 08h00

Hill Conqueror – Finishing before 08h30

Hill Challenger – Finishing after 08h30

The above criteria apply to both Male and Female runners, across all age groups.

 

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