Army Training Command Conducts Triathlon

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Indian Army

Headquarters Army Training Command, Shimla is celebrating its Silver Jubilee on 01 October 2015. As part of the celebrations, a Triathlon, involving Mountain Cycling, Trekking and River Rafting, was conducted at altitudes between 7000 ft to 9200 ft from 21 to 23 May 15. 22 Officers and two ladies participated in this grueling event. The team was led by Lt Gen Sanjeev Madhok, GOC-in-C, Army Training Command. The team was flagged off the Shimla Ridge on 21 May 2015. In the first leg on 21 May 15, the team cycled 46 Km from the Ridge to Khatnol via Dhalli, Mashobra and Baldiyan. The second leg on 22 May 15, involved trekking from Khatnol to Pandoa via Shali Peak, a distance of 20 Km. During the third leg on 23 May 15, the team River Rafted on the Sutlej from Pandoa to Chaba, a distance of 23 Km, where the event terminated.

The Triathlon was conducted by Team ARTRAC to bolster the Spirit of Leadership through Adventure, in line with the traditions of the Indian Army and to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of the organization.

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