Sarahan, Shimla: Rigzin Gyurmeth emerged as the sole finisher and champion of The Silk Route Ultra Trail 2024, demonstrating unparalleled resilience during the grueling 100 km race that traversed ancient and rugged terrains from Narkanda to Sarahan.

Organized by The Himalayan Expedition, THE Silk Route Ultra is renowned for testing endurance and determination. This year’s event attracted approximately 160 participants, including national and international athletes, as well as enthusiastic school children competing in various categories.

Gyurmeth’s remarkable feat in completing the 100 km ultra marathon in 19 hours 28 minutes exemplifies the spirit of the event, which challenges participants to push beyond their limits. Other winners in different categories included Milan Halder, Stanzin Wangchuk, and Ankur Kumar, showcasing exceptional performances in their respective races.

The Silk Route Ultra Trail, tracing the historic Hindustan Tibet road, serves as a testament to the rich cultural and historical significance of the region. The meticulously marked trail, monitored by vigilant officials from local villages, promises an exhilarating experience for both participants and spectators.

CategoryPositionBib NumberNameTime
100 km1st101Rigzin Gyurmeth9hr 42mins
55 km1st215Ankur Kumar7hr 50mins
2nd211Sumit Palariya8hr 44mins
3rd210Parth Joshi9hr 42mins
33 km1st302Stanzin Wangchuk4hr 1min
2nd313Yash Kumar Raj4hr 51mins
3rd312Shyam Singh5hr 1min
15 km1st511Milan Halder1hr 40mins
2nd505Naveen Jogta1hr 41mins
3rd504Kapil Dev1hr 53mins

The fourth edition of THE Silk Route Ultra commenced with a ceremonial flag-off on April 12, followed by a rigorous race day on April 13. The event concluded with a grand prize distribution ceremony in Sarahan on April 14, honoring the achievements of all participants.

Chief Guest Commandant Tenzin Sonam (BSF) and Brigadier Narender (Indian Army) presided over the ceremony, acknowledging the remarkable accomplishments and unwavering spirit displayed by the participants.

The Silk Route Ultra Trail is not merely a race but a journey that celebrates adventure sports and the enduring legacy of the ancient trade routes. Through this event, The Himalayan Expedition aims to promote camaraderie and highlight the cultural heritage of the Himalayan region.

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THE Silk Route Ultra Trail 2024: Winners Of The SRUT 2024 Across Various Categories

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