Skyview by Empyrean and K.A Sports & Events Successfully Host India’s Most Beautiful Hill Race – Patnitop Marathon 4.0 in Jammu’s Patnitop on May 26

Skyview by Empyrean and K.A Sports & Events Successfully Host India’s Most Beautiful Hill Race – Patnitop Marathon 4.0 in Jammu’s Patnitop on May 26

Skyview by Empyrean, India’s leading sustainable mobility and tourism infrastructure destination, ushered in the 4th edition of India’s most beautiful hill race – the Patnitop Marathon 4.0 – on May 26th with much aplomb. It was organized by K.A. Sports and Events, a company founded by Iron Man 140.6 miles triathlete Kapil Arora, with support from the Patnitop Development Authority and Jammu and Kashmir Tourism.

Patnitop Marathon Flagoff

Brigadier Shantanu Kashyap, Sena Medal, Brig Aviation HQ, Northern Command, graced the event as the chief guest. Whereas several dignitaries including Deputy Commissioner Udhampur – Ms. Saloni Rai, IAS, Joint Director Tourism – Ms Sunaina Sharma Mehta, JKAS, and CEO Patnitop Development Authority – Sh. Devender Singh Bhau, JKAS, were also present on the occasion.

Winners of the Patnitop Marathon

This iconic edition celebrated the spirit of sportsmanship and promoted the importance of health and fitness among people of all age groups. It also drew over 500 participants from 48 cities and 14 states and union territories across the country.

“I want to congratulate all organizers for successfully organizing Patnitop 4.0. I am sure this will help in promoting Patnitop across India. Additionally, such events also adhere to the objectives of the Fit-India movement. I wish all the participants who have come from various locations all the very best,” said Ms. Deputy Commissioner Udhampur – Ms. Saloni Rai, IAS.

Runners participated under four age categories: 18-35 years, 35-45 years, 45-55 years, and 55+ years in the competitive 21.1km half marathon and 10km run. The non-competitive 5-km run was open to participants of 5 years and above.

The winners of the various categories were:

Winners List – Category Male – Distance 21km

Age Group 18-35

Age Group 35-45

Age Group 45-55 Age Group 55 above

Position

Name

Position Name Position Name Position Name
1st Ritik Sharma 1st Vijay Sharma 1st Hemanshu Prakash

 

1st Ajay Gondotra
2nd Suhail Bhat 2nd Samvit Sharma 2nd Vinod Godbole 2nd O.P. Sharma
3rd Sitanshu Sharma 3rd Prakash Kumar 3rd Rohit Jain 3rd Er. Satpal Kalsi

Winners List – Category Female – Distance 21Km

Age Group 18-35

Age Group 35-45

Age Group 45-55

Position

Name

Position Name Position Name
1st Rimpi Devi 1st Sunita Yadav 1st Bhavna Salathia
2nd Nandita Bayan 2nd Shilpa Chaku Handoo 2nd Sonali Pathak
3rd Palak Malhi 3rd Shalini Gupta

Winners List – Category Male – Distance 10Km

Age Group 18-35

Age Group 35-45

Age Group 45-55 Age Group 55 above

Position

Name

Position Name Position Name Position Name
1st Brij Bhushan 1st Abhishek Sharma 1st Mohammad Yahya Khan 1st Anil Katoch
2nd Balvinder Singh 2nd Parveez Khan 2nd Rohit Sadhotra 2nd Prem Kumar
3rd Pankaj Kumar 3rd Shabir Ahmed Khan 3rd Bhushan Sharma 3rd Bali Subhash

Winners List – Category Female – Distance 10Km

Age Group 18-35

Age Group 35-45

Age Group 45-55 Age Group 55 and above

Position

Name

Position Name Position Name Position Name
1st Mandeep Kour 1st Prerna Sharma 1st Manminder Kaur 1st Rekha Katoch
2nd Anamika Thakur 2nd Asima Raj 2nd Shipra Aggarwal 2nd Saloni Khajuria
3rd Rajni Rajput 3rd Shweta Mittal 3rd Sonia Sawhney 3rd Anita Gupta

Being a premium destination that represents adventure, luxury, nature, and sustainability, hosting the annual Patnitop Marathon is a natural extension of what we represent at Skyview by Empyrean. We are delighted to have hosted this chapter of the race in association with Mr. Kapil Arora. The scenic run offered participants an opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the Himalayan region while challenging themselves physically. We hope they thoroughly enjoyed setting new personal records against the beautiful backdrop of the Jammu hills,” said Owais Altaf Syed, Group Director at FIL Industries Private Limited.

Participants received an official t-shirt, a finisher’s medal, a post-race breakfast, a sports drink, race day photos, and a digital certificate. Furthermore, each runner could avail themselves of a complimentary two-way gondola ride on the race day.

Rabindra

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