Press Release

Date: 1 July 2021


Dear Runners,

As you are aware of the covid-19 pandemic condition in India. Uttarakhand is still in lockdown with some relaxation. We have decided not to open the registration for Sarmang Dehradun Marathon .

We will take the further decision for the opening of registration on 30 July 2021.

We are concerned about the health and well being of all the runners, volunteers, supporting staff and officials.

We urge you to have patience, let the situation be under control,let most of the population is vaccinated.

Get vaccinated, wear mask, keep physical distance.

Stay safe and healthy.

Thanks & Regards

Anil Mohan Race Director, Sarmang Dehradun Marathon

Press Release

14 March 2021, Dehradun, Sarmang Adventure Tours conducted a press conference today at Uttaranchal press club.

Anil Mohan, the founder of Sarmang Adventure Tours told reporters that now International level Marathon and Half Marathon will happen in Dehradun, as World Athletics has certified the course of Sarmang Dehradun Marathon (42.195 km) and Sarmang Dehradun Half Marathon (21.0975km).

World Athletics (name since October 2019, formerly known as the International Amateur Athletic Federation and International Association of Athletics Federations, both abbreviated as the IAAF), is the international governing body for the sport of athletics, covering track and field, cross country running, road running, racewalking, mountain running, and ultra running. Included in its charge are the standardization of rules and regulations for the sports, recognition and management of world records, and the organisation and sanctioning of athletics competitions, including the World Athletics Championships. The organisation's president is Sebastian Coe of the United Kingdom, who was elected in 2015 and re-elected unopposed in 2019 for a further four years.

Sarmang Dehradun Half Marathon has recently happened on 07 March 2021 at Maldevta,in which around 50 runners from various age groups took part.

Along with Half Marathon and Full Marathon, Sarmang Dehradun 10 KM and Sarmang Dehradun 05 Kilometer running distances are also certified by World Athletics.

The entire course was measured by Mr. Amir Shandiwan from Mumbai, the only certified measurement expert identified by World Athletics in India. The courses of Marathon,Half Marathon,10 kilometers and 5 kilometers were measured on 21 February 2021. The race course is along the maldevta road, sahastradhara road and asthal road. The World Athletic International measurement certificates for all the races were issued on 11 March 2021 signed by Dave Cundy, international measurement administrator.

The full marathon event Sarmang Dehradun Marathon will happen in the month of september, the exact date for the same will be announced soon. The venue of the marathon would probably be Maharana Pratap Sports College, Dehradun

The press conference was attended by Anil Mohan(Founder, Sarmang Adventure Tours), Manish Bhatt (Devbhoomi Master Athletics Association), Lokesh Singh (Coach,Maharana Pratap Sports College, Dehradun), Anoop Bisht (Uttarakhand Dronacharya Awardee, Coach Walk Race And Long Distance Run, Sports Department. Uttarakhand)