The SATARA HILL HALF MARATHON is held annually in the historic city of Satara, the erstwhile capital of the Maratha Kingdom founded by the legendary Warrior King Shrimant Chhatrapati ShivajiRaje Bhosale.
The SATARA HILL HALF MARATHON is a proud member of the AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races) Usually held in the first half of September , the event attracts runners from all over India as well as elite athletes and running enthusiasts from all around the world. The Eighth edition of this popular event will take place on Sunday, 25 Aug 2019.
"The Satara Hill Half Marathon has been tremendously successful in a very short span. That itself speaks volumes about a very well organised event.The entire city receives and supports runners all over the country very warmly, from providing free home stay to cheering up the runners during the race.
"I first ran the Satara hill marathon in 2014 and immediately fell in love with the intimidating yet picturesque route.Due to home commitments, I couldn`t come back for 2 years but decided to do the 2017 edition with the intention of conquering the hill.
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"Satara Hill Half Marathon is now the new identity of Satara. It has inspired hundreds of people to take up a lifestyle of Fitness and made Running as a Mass movement in Satara and around.
The Satara Hill Half Marathon has been tremendously successful in a very short span. That itself speaks volumes a ..more
"The Satara Hill Ultra half marathon has been one of my favourite 21.1km races since its inception in 2012. There are several reasons why this half marathon is now, arguably one of the best in the world.
The passion and dedication of the race director Dr. Sandeep Kate, the meticulous perfection with w ..more
"I ran the 2nd edition of the Satara Hill Half Marathon in 2014.I had heard a lot about it from social media. Then I met Dr. Sandeep at the Comrades Ultra Marathon in South Africa. He told us wonderful stories about not just the race but also the town of Satara. I was very curious to see it for myself. A hidden ..more
"Satara Hill Half Marathon is close to my heart.Firstly, because its a brainchild of my dear friend, Dr. Sandeep Kate, very strongly supported by all Satarakars. Secondly, because it is one of the toughest Hill marathons in the country and challenging routes always excite me.
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"SHHM is a perfect race event organised by a group of runners and volunteers with in depth knowledge of running as a sport. Although a community based event, it has the look and feel of a world class event, organized in a most professional manner by a team of experts.
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