Events – Let's Be Outdoorsy

Events

Did you know we have a superb set of Outdoor, Sports, Fitness events taking place every month across the country? From Kayaking festivals, to Marathons, to Yoga in the Outdoors; so many reasons for you to be outdoorsy now. Here's a handpicked monthly list for you to get kicked by; go on, head out there in the outdoors!

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First Monsoon Marathon

Run in the Rain like a child,

First Monsoon Marathon has a breath taking view along Prabal Gad & Kalavntin Durg amidst the sceanic beauty of Sahyadri.
It has a flat route for SCMM qualification.
21Km, 15Km, 10Km, 5Km
REGISTER: www.MonsoonMarathon.com
Starting point is about 30 minutes from Navi Mumbai and 45 minutes from Lonavala. You will run along side the green mountains and rice fields.
Race in under the aegis of Raigad District Athetletic Association
WHERE TO STAY? https://www.townscript.com/e/snt/
All finishers will get Finishers Medal. and snacks at the finish.
You start from beautiful Aayush resort and run towards Nere village it is mostly flat route. It is along the Prabalgad fort to your right.
Flag off time:
21K: 6:30 AM
15K: 6:45 AM
10K: 7:00 AM
5K: 7:30 AM (non-competitive category)

CALL:9595344500

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Matheran Endurathon

Matheran Endurathon 2017

Entire route is on the Matheran trails covered with dense tree cover and in heavy rain. Matheran hill station does not permit any vehicles. You can use the timing certificate for SCMM qualification.
Race is under the aegis of Raigad District Athletic Association.
RUNNING CATEGORIES :
50k,
25k,
10k,
Family rain trail walk 5k.

https://www.townscript.com/e/mer

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Discover Scuba Diving

Been looking eagerly for new and exciting things to do in Pune? Ever thought of breathing underwater? Well, you needn’t look any further – Start your Adventure & explore the Bliss of SCUBA DIVING in PUNE itself with Pune’s own PADI Dive center “Absolute SCUBA” at the Sub Divisional Sports Complex, Yerwada! It is sure to be the most exhilarating adventure activity in Pune.

Be part of the Largest International community of recreational Divers with one easy step. There is nothing like breathing underwater for the very first time. It takes a little getting used to, after all, human beings weren’t designed to do that – but after a few minutes of awestruck wonder, most participants realize how easy scuba diving really is. The biggest challenge instructors have with the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program is not coaxing participants into the water, but coaxing them out when the program is over. The fun part? It’s all fun!

While not an actual scuba certification, our experience will teach you how to use scuba equipment in shallow water and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. This will be the best fun you will have over the weekend, no question!

Get a hand-held orientation into the beautiful underwater world via SCUBA. Our fun & interactive dives will include knowing SCUBA gear better, getting underwater Pictures taken and go on tandem cruises with the Instructor in the Pool to its deepest part. Experience weightlessness like the Astronauts and explore this globally popular sport.

Register for the MOST popular way GLOBALLY to start with your SCUBA Adventure !

Take back home a special Souvenir Certificate – your First SCUBA participation Certificate !

For more details and booking: https://www.townscript.com/e/discover-scuba-diving

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Durshet Forest Marathon

DURSHET FOREST MARATHON – Of bulls, rivers, tribal villages, mountains and humans.

Sometimes a marathon isn’t just another run against time and others, it’s an experience way beyond that. Durshet Forest Marathon was one such intoxicating mix. The run amidst the breathtaking forest surroundings came with the challenges that the rough terrain possessed, the rain soothed but made the track difficulty go up multiple folds, the passages through the village taking you back in time, that opened up into stunning grasslands, this was a marathon to savour.

For more details login to: https://www.facebook.com/events/1333163623369975/

 

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La Ultra – The High

La Ultra – The High (www.laultra.in) is a super insane run of 111 km, 222 km and 333 km, held in the Indian Himalayas, in high altitude desert region of Leh-Ladakh. The course crosses over the highest motor-able mountain pass in the world, Khardung La (17,700 ft).

A few numbers that make this race interesting:
a) Oxygen content of air at some stages: 40% of what it is sea level
b) Temperatures vary from 40 C (104 F) to minus 10 C (14 F)
c) 60% higher radiation than in plains

There are 3 categories under LA ULTRA – THE HIGH:
a) 111 km – one 17,400+ ft / 5,300+ m pass – 20 hr cut-off*
b) 222 km – two 17,400+ ft / 5,300+ m passes – 48 hr cut-off*
c) 333 km – three 17,400+ ft / 5,300+ m passes – 72 hr cut-off*

For more details and registration: http://www.laultra.in/

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Goa Sprint & Super Sprint Triathlon

  1. Sprint Triathlon
    The Sprint Triathlon Goa consists of the following stages:
    Swimming Stage 1: 750m Swim
    First, you will complete a 750m swim in Campal Pool.
    750m is 15 lengths of the 50m pool.
    Cycling Stage 2: 20km Cycling
    Secondly, you will jump on your bicycle and cycle 20km on the roads around Miramar.
    Running Stage 3: 5km Run
    Complete the Super Sprint Triathlon Goa by running 5km to cross the finish line!

2. Super Sprint Triathlon
400m Swim / 10km Cycling / 2.5km Run
The Super Sprint Triathlon Goa consists of the following stages:
Swimming Stage 1: 400m Swim
First, you will complete a 400m swim in Campal Pool.
400m is 8 lengths of the 50m pool.
Cycling Stage 2: 10km Cycling
Secondly, you will jump on your bicycle and cycle 10km on the roads around Miramar.
Running Stage 3: 2.5km Run
Complete the Super Sprint Triathlon Goa by running 2.5km to cross the finish line!

Registration link: http://www.goantri.in/

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Basic Adventure Course 2017

We’ve designed this intense four-day training program to usher beginners into the art of adventure. Getting acclimatized to the mountains is both hard work and fun – two aspects that have are covered in this training program. Through activities like rappelling, rock climbing, jumaring, river crossing and Tyrolean traverse, basics of mountain navigation are covered in this course. The adventure course also includes knot and hitch practice, camp hygiene basics as well as shelter survival methods and other events for outdoor survival.We also cover First Aid, Snake awareness program, star gazing to make it really wild experience.

The adventure course focuses on transforming the participant into a state of complete independence. Ably supported by instructors and volunteers, the participant is inspired to make responsible choices both as an individual as well as a team member.

The idea is to introduce young, budding minds to the many challenges and rewards of trekking, climbing, mountaineering and team building exercises, so that they can evolve on the path of adventure if they wish to.

For those who are ready to rough it up more than what’s offered in the short adventure training program, can sign up for our website and be a registered member of Shikhar Foundation.

CAMP HIGHLIGHTS

Rappelling Tyrolean traverse Rock Climbing – Basics

Snake Awareness Camping in a Jungle Tent pitching

Group Games Star Gazing Cooking

Camp fire Trek to Fort Night Trail

Last date of Enrollment: Till Seats Left. Book Now to avoid Disappointment.

Departure Date & Time: Day 1 by Sharp 06.30 am from Shikhar Office.

Arrival Date & Time: Day 3 around 08.30 pm at Shikhar Office.

Reporting Time and Place: Day 1 by Sharp 06.00 am at Shikhar Office.

Type of Accommodation: Dome Shape Non AC Tents on Multiple Sharing with Sleeping Bags, Carry mats.

Age Limit: Above 12 Years

Batch Limit: 70 Participants

For more details and bookings: https://www.townscript.com/e/basic-adventure-course-2017-400003

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