Kargil to Kohima marathon flagged off by Air Vice Marshal PM Sinha

  • | Monday | 23rd September, 2019

NEW DELHI: The Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra-Marathon -'Glory Run' was flagged off from Kargil War Memorial, Drass by Air Vice Marshal PM Sinha AVSM VSM, Air Officer Commanding J&K on Saturday. To commemorate the 20th year of Kargil Victory and to live up to the true tradition and motto of IAF i.e. 'Touch the Sky with Glory', the unique expedition — K2K — is being undertaken by IAF from Kargil War Memorial, Drass (J&K) to the Kohima War Cemetery in Nagaland. The team has been selected after rigorous selection trials and has undergone strenuous training at Air Force Station Leh to undertake the 'Ultra-Marathon'. Some of the passes in the Ladakh region are Namiki-La (12,198 ft), Fout-La (13,510 ft), Tanglang-La (17,480 ft), Lachung-La (16,613 ft), Baralancha-La (16,040 ft) and Rohtang (13,129 ft).

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