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Ride The Himalayas

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Ride The Himalayas

Setting up a fitness goal is your first step towards achieving it.

2,400 km is equivalent to the length of the majestic Himalayan mountain range, which also includes the world’s highest peak, the Mount Everest. High five as you virtually ride by many of the world’s tallest peaks, including (from west to east) Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, Mount Everest, and Kanchenjunga.

Ride The Himalayas is part of our HDOR Distance Challenges.

How Do I Participate?

Take on the challenge

Make a note of how many km you need to average on a daily or weekly basis to achieve finisher status as per your target completion date.

Ride the distance

You need to complete your target event distance within a maximum duration of 18 months from the date you register.

Ride anywhere, anytime

Being a virtual event, you are free to ride where you want, when you want without being bound by any time restrictions.

Submit your ride data

Submit your ride data on event website or app, compare your results with other participants. We can import your ride data automatically!

Event Highlights

Register for HDOR Distance Challenges and get the following benefits.

  • Automatic ride data import using Strava and other apps
  • Freedom to choose your ride place and time
  • Leaderboard which shows your rank in your group, city, organization, country
  • Mobile app access for event info and reports
  • Digital finisher certificate showcasing your achievement
  • Beautiful finisher medal

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Colored Finisher Medal

For the first time, we are going to have a beautiful colored finisher medal for participants. Make it yours, now!

Leaderboard & Reports

Once you have registered for the event, you will be able to download the official HDOR app (iOS | Android) and view your event stats for your submitted activities.

Check your rank against other participants as well as check out the podium place finishers in each ride category.

You will also be able to view all the reports and leaderboards using your HDOR login account on your laptop or computer.

Use Your Favorite Apps

Being a virtual event, participants need to submit their activity details online using any of the multiple apps we support.

You can record and submit your activity using Strava, MapMyRun, MapMyRide, Runkeeper, Garmin Connect, TomTom Sports, Fitbit or Apple Watch, in fact any other mobile app which supports sharing your activity data as a public GPS activity link.

We also support automatic data import from Strava. If you use any other mobile app or device which can export app data to your Strava account, manual data submit is not required.

Finisher Criteria

To be classified as a finisher and qualify for your finisher medal, you are required to ride the target event distance of 2,400 km within 18 months of your event registration date.

Register for Ride The Himalayas Challenge

Scale new heights with the HDOR Ride The Himalayas Challenge. Sign Up now!

Entry + Medal

Rs 999 / US$ 39
  • Entry into the event

  • Website and mobile app tracking

  • Access to leaderboard and reports

  • Automatic data import from Strava

  • Personalized finisher certificate

  • Special finisher medal

  • Free global shipping for medal

Rules & FAQs

Have any questions in mind about this event? Check out our Rules and FAQ below.

When do registrations end?

Event registration for HDOR distance challenges do not have any cutoff date.

You can register anytime and start your challenge (all challenges will commence Jan 1st onwards). All challenges are limited to a calendar year. Earlier you register for the challenge, better will be your chances to complete it before the end of the year.

Can I register for multiple distance challenges?

Yes, participants may register for multiple distance challenges.

For example you may register for the 10KM and Half Marathon distance challenges together and try to complete both in the same year.

You may also register for some distance challenges which may be completed within the calendar year, like the 10KM Challenge, as well as other themed challenges like Run The Himalayas which may be completed as per the individual challenge timelines.

How do I login to my account?

Participants need to login to the HDOR website using their communicated login credentials.

No new accounts will be created for pre-existing HDOR participants, they can use their existing HDOR accounts for data submission if they registered for the using the same email credentials as their HDOR account.

By when do I need to complete the distance challenge?

All destination challenges must be completed within a maximum duration of 18 months from the date you register.

How do I record and submit my ride data?

Please refer to the HDOR data submission guidelines page for details.

When will my Strava ride data be imported?

Your ride will be available on our website within an hour of your ride data submission or post availability in your Strava account if you have connected your HDOR account to Strava.

If your ride data is not available in your account within one hour, please submit the activity link and ride data manually via app or website.

Can my ride be disqualified?

Event organizers can reject any entry which has suspect GPS data (straight line outside normal run route, unrealistic high pace like sub 3 min/km pace at any time during run, or unrealistic ride pace, etc)

Event organizers have the right to take any decisions for disqualifying a participant if the participant is considered to have taken any external help in running or riding the distance (like using a cycle for runs, or any other vehicle for runs/rides) or cheated in any way.

How do I qualify for the finishers medal?

Only participants who achieve the overall target distance or number of rides of specific distance as per the distance challenge finisher criteria, within the defined challenge timeline will be awarded the finishers medal.

When will I receive the finishers medal?

Finishers medals will be delivered to participants within one month of them completing the challenge.

If for example a participant completes a particular challenge by say May 1st, the medal will be delivered latest by June 1st.

If a participant completes a particular challenge by say Dec 31st (last event date), the medal will be delivered latest by Jan 31st of next year.

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