Tough Enough 10km: Chaar Haati Run

For details of 2017 edition, click here.

Details of 2016 edition: 5:30am, Saturday 11th June 2016, Old Rajpur (Dehradun) to Chaar Dukaan (Landour, Mussoorie), Registration free

The High KM - Chaar Haati Run, 10.333km run with 1,057m ascent. 3hrs cut-off. It'll cross 3 renowned schools of Mussoorie, Oak Grove, St George's & Wynberg-Allen (Sr & Jr) Schools.

This run will cross Mussoorie's most renowned schools: Oak Grove, St George's, Wynberg-Allen Senior School, Wynberg-Allen Junior School and finish off very close to Woodstock School.

Click below for a video of the route.

Here is a run that is truly character building. It is short, it is sweet. Only 10.333km running distance, but with 1,057m altitude gain. Easy peasy 3 hrs being the cut-off time.

 Start is from that tree next to Duster. In British times, this was the toll point where toll was based on the mode of transport, mule to elephant.

Start is from that tree next to Duster. In British times, this was the toll point where toll was based on the mode of transport, mule to elephant.

At the start point of the run. The run will start at sharp 5:30 am. Click above to zoom it. 

It's an ancient board but we'll be happy to charge you a registration fee if you are late.

This isn't a race against anyone else at all, it's a race against your own self. Give yourself a Platinum, if you run under 1hr 30 min, a Gold for under 1hr 45min, Silver for sub 2hrs and Bronze for sub 3hrs.

 Simple advice, start slower than you think is comfortable. You'll want to hug me for this tip at the end of your run.

Simple advice, start slower than you think is comfortable. You'll want to hug me for this tip at the end of your run.

It is a self-supported run with minimal aid, if at all. All you need to get is a water bottle or two, some money for yourself and a phone to let your loved ones know where on Earth are you. You will have to figure your own transport back from the finish line.

 It'll be an understatement to say that this run is a bit uphill. 

It'll be an understatement to say that this run is a bit uphill. 

It is for everyone. You could simply trek it. There will be a lot of nay-sayers, like in life. Tell them to go to my favourite place, Hell. Or even better, get them with you. We together will show them what Heaven is all about. 

 Don't forget to get your camera. Trust me you'll have enough time to take some amazing shots.

Don't forget to get your camera. Trust me you'll have enough time to take some amazing shots.

 Path to Heaven.

Path to Heaven.

 It's steeper than it looks here.

It's steeper than it looks here.

 The yellow building on right is a school from Indira Yojna. 

The yellow building on right is a school from Indira Yojna. 

 All I can say is... Hihaha Hihaha. Yet again, Hihaha Hihaha :) 

All I can say is... Hihaha Hihaha. Yet again, Hihaha Hihaha :) 

 Oak Grove comes right after this turn. 

Oak Grove comes right after this turn. 

 Up and Up.

Up and Up.

 This is just after St George's College and JP Manor.

This is just after St George's College and JP Manor.

 Up towards Allen school.

Up towards Allen school.

 Coming up from Wynberg-Allen Senior School.

Coming up from Wynberg-Allen Senior School.

 Up towards Wynberg-Allen Junior School.

Up towards Wynberg-Allen Junior School.

 Main Gate of Wynberg-Allen Junior School.

Main Gate of Wynberg-Allen Junior School.

 Up towards Clock Tower.

Up towards Clock Tower.

 9 km mark.

9 km mark.

 Try walking this non-stop forget running.

Try walking this non-stop forget running.

 Up towards Chaar Dukaan.

Up towards Chaar Dukaan.

 So reminds me of Leh - Ladakh.

So reminds me of Leh - Ladakh.

 Aerial view of Mussoorie from Landour.

Aerial view of Mussoorie from Landour.

 Chaar Dukan, the finish point. Get some cash with you so you can enjoy some snacks post the run.

Chaar Dukan, the finish point. Get some cash with you so you can enjoy some snacks post the run.

If you want to run this, comment below or email me on rajat@b2f.in and then show up on 11th June (Saturday) at 5 am at the start line. 

Landmark is Haati Chai Shop in Old Rajpur. 

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