About the Event

About Marathon
Darjeeling Police Marathon is an initiative by Darjeeling Police to promote peace and harmony in Darjeeling Hill. A half marathon is a road running event of 21.0975 kms (13.1094 miles) - half the distance of the marathon. Popularity of Half Marathon has increased immensely in the recent past. It is a challenging distance, but does not require the same level of training that a marathon does. Darjeeling half marathon has become popular among both national and international athletes. The objective behind the event is to promote Darjeeling as one of the beautiful and environment friendly global tourist destination. Participating in this marathon and running at an altitude of 6700 ft. (2042.2 m) in chilling temperature of 8 0C-100C would be a life time experience for all.

Date of Marathon
To celebrate the 156th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on 12th January, 2019, Darjeeling District Police is organizing the “Darjeeling Police Marathon”.

Route of Marathon
Starting from Sukhiapokhri the run will finish at Chowrasta (Mall), Darjeeling via Lapchey Jagat – Puboong Phatak - Ghoom Bhanjan – Ghoom Railway Station – Dali Fatak – Darjeeling Railway Station – Zoo – HMI.

It is an open competition for both male and female, within age group of 18 years to 45 years.

Registration fees for participation in the marathon is Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred Fifty) only, and forms for registration are available on demand from Police Lines, Darjeeling and 11 (Eleven) Police Stations of Darjeeling. Registration will start from 20/12/2018 and will continue up to 11/01/2019. Accommodation (Dormitory type) will be provided from this end for 11/01/2019 only.

Reporting for participation
All participants should report their arrival at Police Lines, Dali, Darjeeling on 11/01/2019 by 16:00 hrs.

Medical test for fitness
A fitness certificate from the competent medical officer should be required at the time of registration for participation in marathon. Free medical check – up camp is also available at Police Lines, Dali, Darjeeling on 11/01/2019 from 10:00 hr to 16:00 hrs.

Prizes to Winners

Sl. No. Positions Participants (Rs.)
1 1st Prize 25,000.00
2 2nd Prize 15,000.00
3 3rd Prize 10,000.00
  TOTAL 50,000.00