K2S started as a race exclusively for collegians but give the appreciable rise in public demand, it was opened for all. K2S is a one night race with trekking and night navigation as the basic disciplines which starts at Katraj old tunnel and ends at Sinhagad Fort. The route travels through a series of mountains and 13 hills and approximately 15kms. K2S is a popular monsoon trek for professional trekkers, amateurs and newbie’s.
K2S is a team event and a team comprises of three individuals with minimum one girl participant mandatory. Every year, more than 350 teams have been a part of this super popular Monsoon sport. Teams from Fergusson, S.P, MMCC, MIT, SIT, BMCC, Garware College etc. and more than 50 colleges from Pune have participated in this race and this count is rising every year.
Trekkers from Corporate companies like Infosys, Cognizant, Tech Mahindra, Capgemini and from Mumbai, Nashik, Satara, Sangali, Kolhapur, Nagpur, Ahmednagar, Surat, Gujrat have been a part of this race. Over-the-time K2S, with its strong foundation of participants, volunteers, and adventure is now an annual monsoon sport event. This manifold growth is not only in terms of the teams and the participants; but NEF has also seen a considerable growth in the mental and physical fitness of the participants, and their preparation for the race.
Darkness, rainfall, and moonlight are the main parameters that appeal to most trekkers. The teams on their way to the supreme destination tussle with other teams as well as darkness, fog, clouds and rains.It is a test of endurance that compels you to explore, face the challenges and conquer them as a team. The teams walk through the colonnade of hills and grooved along with the outdoors. They climb and descend the hills. Under the torch-light, being away from the city limits and with no pollution around, K2S - 2017 will ultimately rejuvenate your senses!!
Enthral yourself with the misty winds, the rugged Western Ghats, calculated thrill and pure fun. Enjoy an awesome race with the misty rain of the monsoon season. Join in for the race that will lead to guaranteed self-exploration, test your endurance and captivate you all along the trail.
K2S INTERCOLLEGIATE - NIGHT TREKKING RACE 2017 is open only for collegians and will be held on the evening-night of Friday, 28th JULY 2017 and is part of the K2S Monsoon Adventure Race 2017. Starting this year there is also a Novice ( Short Race ) category.
K2S OPEN FOR ALL - DAY TREKKING RACE 2017 is open for everyone and will be held on the on Friday, 28th July 2017 and is part of the K2S Monsoon Adventure Race 2017. Starting this year there is also a Novice ( Short Race ) category.
Collegian Novice Mix ( short race )
Open All Women
Novice Mix (short race)
50 Plus Mix (short race)
Media (short race)
TIME CARD ( Provided by NEF )
1 Unit : First Aid Kit ( See Advisory * )
1 Unit : 10 feet long (8 mm thick) Cotton Sling
RACE KIT - ICard ( Provided by NEF )
1 Unit : Haversack
2 Litres : Water Bottle and Enough Food
1 Unit : Whistle
1 Unit : Pocket Knife
1 Unit : Torch with Extra Set of Batteries
Is not an recreational event but a serious adventure activity that requires an above average physical strength, stamina and mental endurance.
Katraj to Sinhagad or as we call it K2S is a popular monsoon trek for professional trekkers, amateurs and newbie’s. The route starts from the Katraj Tunnel Top ( Old ) travels through a series of mountains and hills (more than 15) and approximately (16kms.) which leads to the destination the Top of Sinhagad Fort.