How good it is to run a half marathon without caring about the distance? Such is the charm of running in the meadows, Oak and Deodar trees on both the sides of the road and feeling the clean and fresh air of Bir inside the lungs. Widely known as the worlds second best paragliding destination, Bir hosted Indias first Paragliding World Cup in October 2015. It is also known for Tibetan refugee settlements and half a dozen of monasteries making it an upcoming tourist destination.
At Bir-Billing Half Marathon on April 21, 2018, runners will get a chance to experience the spirituality and the tranquility of Bir. The half marathon can be combined with loads of other adventures. Theres nothing a better way to treat one with a tandem paragliding after the 21.1kms run on the rolling terrain and an awesome weather of Bir. Still unexplored and a haven for adventurers, thousands of outdoor sports enthusiasts are attracted to Bir every year. Once the snow melts at Billing & the weather clears in April, the paragliding season begins attracting many gliders from around the world. Running amidst snowcapped peaks & meadows in March will appeal to many runners.
Category: Men, Women
Distance: Half Marathon(21.0975 KM) | 10K
Total Elevation Gain: 670m | 210m
Max Altitude: 1575m | 1475m
What is included?
T-Shirts, Personalized Bibs, Timing Certificates & Trophy.
Post Race refreshments
Stationary and Mobile Aid Stations providing water/hydration and medical support
Mobile expert medical care throughout the route.
What is not included?
Transport To and from Bir.
Accommodation in Bir.
Any other thing not mentioned in inclusions.
- Date: 21st April, 2019
- Time: 6:00 am onwards
- Venue: Chaugan, Bir, Himachal Pradesh
- Distances: 21K | 10K