Course Marking of the Galiyat Mountain Trail 60km Race Route

Event Date:

July 13, 2024

Event Time:

3:00 am

Event Location:

Thandiyani Top

Let’s join Margalla Trail Runners’ hands to support and help in the Course Marking of the Galiyat Mountain Trail 60km Race route. The basic objective of course marking is to familiarize the route, identification of key points and intersections/diversions, participants’ safety considerations, etc. It is a voluntary activity and a long hike. Your participation and support will help us quickly windup the course marking activity in a day. We’ll be grateful.

It covers more than half of the route of the 60k race. Before going to attempt UTMB Index 60k and 20k Race (21st July 2024). Please go through the Margalla Trail Runners’ website, and social media accounts for the race details.

https://margallatrailrunners.com/galiyatmountaintrail/

Galiyat Mountain Trail is the most beautiful, and scenic, and one of the best routes for trail and hill running. Trails of Galiyat are located in Galiyat, Abbottabad District of KPK, Pakistan. Trails of Galiyat are part of the Galiyat Mountain Trail 60k & 20k Race by UTMB Index. It is a sequence of multiple trails of Galiyat, and trails are linked/connected to one another and start from Thandiyni and finish at Khaira Gali or vice versa.

Event Details:
SATURDAY on 13th July 2024
Meeting Place: Multi-Purpose Park near Sareena Hotel, G-6, Islamabad
Meeting Time: 03:00 am
Hike/Course Marking Start Time at Thandiyani Top: 07:00 am
Terrain: Trail
Distance: 38km
Ascent: 1500 meters
Time Duration: 8 to 10 hours
Level: Intermediate and Difficult
Shoes: Trail or Multi-terrain Shoes.
Hydration & Food: 1 to 2 water, Dates, Chocolates, Bananas, ORS, etc.
Gears: Trail running vest or 5 to 10 litter running bag, Rain Jacket, extra Socks, full sleeve shirt, Sunglasses, hat/cap.
Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/2982899695409156600
Thandiyani Top → Thandiyani Top to Berin Gali Trek → Berin Gali → Berin Gali to Dagri Banglow Trek→ Kunna Meadows → Kunna Meadows to Miranjani Top trek → Miranjani Top → Miranjani base.

Event FAQs

Event Disclaimer

§ Margalla Trail Runners (MTR) is a trail running club based in Islamabad, Pakistan. The club's objective is to promote hill, trail & mountain running in Pakistan.
§ MTR hill/trail running events are open to everyone and anyone can join events.
§ Make sure you're fit enough to run on flat terrain or hills/mountains/trails continuously for at least 3 to 4 hours and long for trail runs at an easy good pace. For those who want to join and will participate in the eve the sole purpose is to run and to become a strong long-distance hill/mountain/trail runner.


§ Participation in the event is at the athlete’s discretion; therefore, the MTR Club is not responsible for the participants' actions.


§ I understand that competing in this event may involve running and walking on wilderness trails with rocks, roots, stream crossings, and up and down steep terrain. The hazards may include but are not limited to; challenging terrain, rocks, roots, adjacent streams, rivers, motor vehicle traffic, slippery surfaces, loose rocks, soft sand, weather conditions, heat exhaustion, hypothermia, actions of spectators, other competitors, general public and the event organizers personnel.


§I authorize the medical service appointed by the organization of the event to intervene on the child if the need arises during the event, following the procedures deemed medically advisable and acting to treat or alleviate the damage suffered.


§I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of this for any legitimate purpose.


§ I agree to comply with the rules and directions of event officials and their personnel.
§ I acknowledge and accept that hill/trail running carries an inherent risk of injury, illness, and in extreme cases, death.


§ MTR is a non-registered body and cannot be held liable for anything including but not limited to any loss, theft, damage, or injury to property or persons whether arising in contract, negligence, equity, or otherwise.


§ Additionally, all athletes should use due care under the circumstances to comply with all rules, regulations, statutes, and laws of Pakistan.


§ Your decision to voluntarily partake in the event/race signifies your acknowledgment of the disclaimer and that you shall not bring any legal action against organizers of the events for any claim.



I have read and understand the information regarding this event and understand that I participate in this event at my own risk.

  • Thandiyani Top
  • Abbottabad
  • Pakistan

Event Schedule Details

  • July 13, 2024 3:00 am   -   8:00 pm
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