Sarmang Society and Sarmang Adventure Tours: Promoting Health, Adventure, and Community Spirit


In today’s fast-paced world, finding time for physical activity can be a challenge. However, Sarmang Society and Sarmang Adventure Tours are on a mission to change that. With their upcoming running events, they aim to promote health, fitness, and adventure while fostering a sense of community and camaraderie among participants.

First up is the Chandigarh Half Marathon, scheduled for 7th April 2024. This event is not just a race; it’s a movement against drugs and a celebration of life. With events like the half marathon, 10k, and 5k, the race offers something for everyone, regardless of age or fitness level. Participants can expect a scenic route through the beautiful city of Chandigarh, with the chance to enjoy the sights and sounds of this vibrant city.

Next on the calendar is the Summit or Surrender Extreme Altitude Himalayan Race Series, featuring the Sikkim Gurudongmar Lake Challenge, Uttarakhand Mana Challenge, and Ladakh Umlingla Challenge. The Sikkim Gurudongmar Lake Challenge, scheduled for 5th May 2024, offers distances of 70k ultra, 50k ultra, full marathon, and half marathon, providing participants with the opportunity to challenge themselves and experience the beauty of the Himalayas at an altitude of 5100 meters.

Moving to the mountains, the Uttarakhand Mana Challenge is scheduled for 28th May 2024. This race, also part of the Summit or Surrender series, takes place at Mana Pass, Uttarakhand, at an altitude of 5700 meters. With events like the 70k Ultra, 50k Ultra, full marathon, and half marathon, this race promises to be an unforgettable experience for all who participate.

The Ladakh Umlingla Challenge is set to take place on 20th July 2024. Situated at the Umlingla Pass, which stands at an altitude of 5900 meters, this race is another exciting event in the Summit or Surrender series. Umlingla Pass is the highest motorable pass in the world, with an altitude higher than that of Everest Base Camp. With events like the 70k Ultra, 50k Ultra, full marathon, and half marathon, participants can choose the challenge that suits them best.

Lastly, the Sarmang Dehradun Marathon is scheduled for 29th September 2024. This event is not just a marathon; it’s an international event certified by AIMS and World Athletics. With events like the full marathon, half marathon, 10k, and 5k, this race offers participants the chance to compete against some of the best runners in the world.

These events are not just about running; they are about promoting health, fitness, and adventure. They are about bringing people together, fostering a sense of community and camaraderie, and promoting a healthy lifestyle. They are about challenging oneself, setting new goals, and achieving personal milestones. They are about making a positive impact on oneself and one’s community.

So, whether you’re a seasoned runner or just starting, these events offer something for everyone. Join us and be a part of something truly special.

In a world where sedentary lifestyles are becoming the norm, events that promote health, fitness, and adventure are a breath of fresh air. The upcoming running events by Sarmang Society and Sarmang Adventure Tours offer more than just a physical challenge – they provide an opportunity for individuals to transform their lives.

By participating in these events, people from all walks of life can experience a range of benefits. From improved physical fitness to mental well-being, these races offer a holistic approach to health and wellness. Participants have the chance to push their limits, set new goals, and achieve personal milestones.

Moreover, these events are not just about individual achievement; they also foster a sense of community and camaraderie. Runners come together, supporting and encouraging each other, creating lasting bonds and memories.

Additionally, these events have a positive impact on the local communities where they are held. They promote tourism, bringing in visitors who contribute to the local economy. They also raise awareness about the importance of preserving the natural beauty and cultural heritage of these regions.

Overall, these running events are more than just races – they are opportunities for individuals to challenge themselves, connect with others, and make a positive impact on themselves and their communities.

Sarmang Society:

Sarmang Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting adventure sports and outdoor activities in the Himalayan region. With a focus on sustainability and community development, Sarmang Society aims to create opportunities for adventure enthusiasts to explore the pristine beauty of the Himalayas while also contributing to the local economy and environment. Through various initiatives and events, Sarmang Society seeks to inspire people to embrace an active lifestyle and appreciate the natural wonders of the Himalayas.

Sarmang Adventure Tours:

Sarmang Adventure Tours is a subsidiary of Sarmang Society, specializing in organizing adventure tours and expeditions in the Himalayan region. With a team of experienced guides and a commitment to safety and sustainability, Sarmang Adventure Tours offers a range of thrilling experiences, from trekking and mountaineering to rafting and wildlife safaris. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or a first-time explorer, Sarmang Adventure Tours has something for everyone. Join us and embark on the adventure of a lifetime!

The details of the races can be found on and

Contact Information:

Anil Mohan

Secretary, Sarmang Society and Sarmang Adventure Tours


[email protected]



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