Khardungla Challenge – Pre race acclimatization

How to prepare for an ultra marathon which is hold at an altitude where there is just 50% of the oxygen as on sea level? No idea if there is a standard preparation for this. I went out the last days for some runs. Every morning 6AM I went out for some stairs climbing up…

First steps on Khardungla Road

Leh / Ladakh – Day 2 Well, I pissed no blood this morning and my inner organs seem fine, so my acclimatization run yesterday was not so bad. I woke up last night with huge headache, but this is normal in this height and within a few days also this should be gone. Had a…

Khardungla Challenge – Day 1 (Acclimatization)

Leh / Ladakh – Day 1 My top event in 2015 has started. I arrived this morning at 7AM in Leh. Leh is the biggest city in Ladakh with around 30000 people and the place to be if you want to travel in the Karakorum Range. It’s a huge tourist hub during the 3 month…