It’s not always you see a trail for a run that rushes through the lush greens of forests. The Durshet Forest Marathon 2016 is the first of its kind. This is a trail that gives a treat to your eyes while your legs sweat it out by running through the climbs and slopes of the forest. This is a run that Pune is proud to have and while you are at it don’t forget to loosen up and relax under gigantic shady trees, for, these opportunities don’t show up often.
Run like you’ve never run before. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you’d have to race against time and others to get to the finish line. Run, enjoy the scenery, enjoy the flow of clean air through your lungs and enjoy the little details that the trail has to offer. Keep an eye out to spot exotic birds and the local wildlife.
The Durshet Forest Marathon begins at 06:00 am at The Durshet Forest Lodge,District Raigad,Pune,Maharashtra,India. The various categories of participation let’s you choose your distance that you want to finish depending on your practice and stamina. The various categories of participation are 5km, 10km, Half Marathon and 32 km run. You could also choose to buy a timing chip and a souvenir t-shirt.
The run is scheduled to be in August, the time when monsoons showers the earth and the petrichor makes you feel fresh and alive. So, expect a little rain while you are breaking a sweat trying to conquer your distance. Dry fit running shorts and t-shirts are recommended clothing accessories that could make your easier while you are at it.
So, if running a marathon or a half marathon was in your new year’s bucket list. Then this run through the forest is what you shouldn’t miss. Register for this run, now.