BHAG - BIG HAIRY AUDACIOUS GOAL

BHAG - BIG HAIRY AUDACIOUS GOAL

With BRUTE  we seek to build Basar and Arunachal Pradesh as a global ultra-running destination, aiming to acquire over a million tourists, encompassing both Indian and international travellers, runners, backpackers, vloggers, through its annual ultra-running festival. The festival entails holistic health and wellness, tourism, culture, commerce, cuisine, lifestyle, music, and arts.

Key Initiatives

Key Initiatives

BRUTE aims to position Basar and Arunachal Pradesh as a premier destination for ultra-running enthusiasts and tourists alike, while also contributing to the economic development, cultural preservation, and overall well-being of the region, by the six imperitives.

Ultra Running Festival

Establishing an annual ultra-running festival in Basar, Arunachal Pradesh, featuring various ultra-running races catering to different skill levels and distances, attracting runners and enthusiasts from around the world.

Music and Arts​

Incorporating live music performances, art installations, and other creative expressions to enhance the festival experience and foster a vibrant atmosphere of creativity and expression.

Commerce and Lifestyle

Creating avenues for local businesses to showcase and sell their products, promoting sustainable economic development and providing attendees with a taste of the local lifestyle and craftsmanship.

Cultural Immersion​

Celebrating the rich cultural diversity of the region through cultural performances, art exhibitions, traditional cuisine showcases, and interactive experiences, offering attendees an opportunity to immerse themselves in the local culture.

Holistic Health and Wellness

Integrating holistic wellness activities such as yoga sessions, meditation workshops, nutrition seminars, and massage therapy into the festival to promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being among participants.

Tourism Promotion​

Showcasing the natural beauty, cultural heritage, and unique attractions of Basar and Arunachal Pradesh to encourage tourism and exploration of the region among festival attendees.

BRUTE 4.0

BRUTE 4.0

BRUTE – BASAR RUNNING ULTRA TRIAL EXPERIENCE  is annual ultra-running festival that not only challenges participants physically but also celebrates diverse cultures, promotes sustainable tourism, fosters holistic wellness, and becomes a global beacon for community connection, personal growth, and the celebration of life

23-NOV-2024

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AFTER 3 SUCESSFUL EDITIONS OF BRUTE

WE ARE ALL SET, TO MAKE BRUTE4.0 BIGGER AND EXCITING!

WE ARE ALL SET, TO MAKE BRUTE4.0 BIGGER AND EXCITING!

We are thrilled to announce BRUTE4.0 the annual ultra-running marathon, set to take place in the breathtaking landscapes of BASAR, ARUNACHAL PRADESH, INDIA. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey of endurance, adventure, and camaraderie as we bring together runners from around the globe for an epic test of strength and perseverance.

Different Run Categories

Elite Ultra Marathon

60 Km

Mid Distance

30 Km

Open

10 Km

Open

05 Km

Testimonials

Testimonials

ABOUT BRUTE 4.0

ABOUT BRUTE 4.0

BRUTE is a tourist based running event targeting ultra marathon/trail runners and adventure seekers, the fourth edition is scheduled to be conducted on the 23rd November 2024. The primary target is to expose the Likabali-Basar-Menchukha tourist circuit as exotic tourist destinations. The objective of the event is also to create awareness on drug abuse & Autism and to convey the message of holistic fitness and lifestyle through running. We are also bringing some exciting announcements around a first of its kind, Running | Culture | Music & Arts extravaganza, Stay Tuned!

There will be 4 categories of races, where we will target to have Ultra Elite runners to target the 60Km category, The serious runners who want to try a mid-distance run can compete in the 30Km category. We will also have an Open 10Km and 5Km category for recreational runners and students.

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CAMPAIGN & CAUSES

CAMPAIGN & CAUSES

At BRUTE, our mission transcends the mere organization of races; we strive to catalyze positive change in society. With a core commitment to societal betterment, we have embraced initiatives that resonate with our values and impact the world around us. Here’s how:

At BRUTE, every race is a platform for change, a catalyst for progress, and an opportunity to make a difference. Join us in our journey to race with purpose, leaving a lasting impact on individuals, communities, and society at large.

Together, we can run towards a better, brighter future.

OUR APPROACH

OUR APPROACH

Cultural Preservation and Celebration

Opportunities for Growth

Partnerships for Progress

Trade, Commerce, and Employment

Next-Generation Technology

Activation of Tourism, Infrastructure & Governance

IMPACT AREAS

IMPACT AREAS

Trade and Commerce

Facilitating access to markets, fostering entrepreneurship, and promoting local industries.

Employment Generation

Creating job opportunities and promoting skill development to address unemployment and underemployment.

Education and Training

Providing access to quality education and vocational training to enhance employability and foster lifelong learning.

Cultural Revitalization

Preserving and promoting indigenous cultural practices, languages, and traditions.

Technology Integration

Harnessing technology to improve access to information, enhance productivity, and drive innovation.

Capacity Building And Social Inclusion

Foster social cohesion and harmony among diverse communities and provide capacity-building support and awareness-raising activities on DEI issues.

Join Us in Building Futures

At BRUTE, we believe that empowered communities are the cornerstone of a brighter tomorrow. Together, let’s bridge gaps, build futures, and create lasting impact for generations to come.

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BASAR MUSIC FESTIVAL

Concepts- BASAR MUSIC FESTIVAL

Nestled amidst the majestic landscapes of Arunachal Pradesh, the Basar Music Festival emerges as a vibrant tapestry of sound, culture, and community. Set against the backdrop of lush forests, winding rivers, and rolling hills, this unique festival celebrates the rich heritage and natural beauty of the region while showcasing the diverse musical traditions of India and beyond.

▪️ Immerse Yourself in Music and Culture

▪️ Celebrate Indigenous Heritage

▪️ Connect with Nature

▪️ Experience the Magic of Basar

Commerce & Lifestyle

Commerce & Lifestyle

Welcome to the BRUTE Marketplace, a vibrant hub of activity where artisans, entrepreneurs, and community members come together to celebrate creativity, sustainability, and cultural diversity. As an integral part of the BRUTE ecosystem, our marketplace serves as a platform for showcasing local talent, promoting economic empowerment, and fostering connections that transcend geographical boundaries.

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Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of this incredible adventure. Whether you’re a seasoned ultra-runner or a first-time participant, everyone is welcome to join us for an unforgettable experience that will push your limits, inspire your soul, and leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

📅 Date: 23 / November /2024

🗺️ Location: Basar, Arunachal Pradesh 

🎫 Tickets: Coming Soon 

Let the music play and the spirit soar at the Basar Music Festival—where culture, nature, and harmony unite in perfect symphony. See you there!​ 

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    EVENT DETAILS

    EVENT DETAILS

    ARRIVAL, DEPARTURES & STAY

    Experience hospitality from the Galo heartland with Homestays, Hotels, Hostels and Adventure Tents to give you an authentic and a raw experience of Basar

    RUN

    BRUTE has four running categories covering all type of runners.​

    ▪️ Elite Category – 60K​
    ▪️ Mid-Distance – 30K​
    ▪️ Open 10K & 5K​

    So if you want to challenge yourself and Unleash the Fierce You – BRUTE is for you.​

    BRUTE MUSIC FESTIVAL


    Pre-Event & Post Event Festivities managed by local community team of GRK and will cover-​

    1. Music​
    2. Local Food​
    3. Entertainment & Dance​
    4. Tuck Shops​
    5. Local Products​
    6. Adventure Activities​

    TRAVEL TOUR PACKAGES

    We will be offering Local sightseeing and tour packages covering the Likabali- Basar – Mechuka corridor through the local tour guide and concierge support, handled by community team of GRK.​

    ABOUT VENUE

    ABOUT VENUE

    BASAR IS A CENSUS TOWN IN LEPA-RADA DISTRICT IN THE STATE OF ARUNACHAL PRADESHINDIA. BASAR IS THE ABODE OF GALO PEOPLE. BASAR IS SUBDIVIDED INTO 2 ZILA SEGMENTS. BASAR IS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE LEPARADA DISTRICT. IT IS ALSO FAMOUS FOR GRK-BASCON​

    The pincode of the post office at Basar is 791101 and the geolocation coordinates: 27.9889718, 94.6987387. Arunachal Pradesh, it  is a protected State under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation (1873), hence it mandatory for all visitors; foreign as well as domestic, irrespective of their purpose of visit to Arunachal Pradesh to obtain an Inner Line Permit ( ILP). ILP can be obtained from the respective Deputy Commissioners at all the entry points in Arunachal Pradesh. One can also apply for e-ILP at arunachalilp.com.

    Basar has an estimated population of 30,000. During the summers, the maximum temperature rises to about 36°C, while the winter temperature can dip to 1°C at night.Basar is located at an elevation of 650m amsl. The route for BRUTE cuts through the trails of the gentle sloping mountains covered with dense evergreen forests, rivers, rivulets, fields, jhums fields and through the rustic villages inhabited by the Galo tribe- one of the major tribe of Arunachal Pradesh known for their hospitality, add to it the rich tribal tradition, culture and culinary of the peace loving people inhabiting the area.For accommodation, Basar has got hotels, homestays and camping facilities. At BRUTE in particular and Basar per se, we welcome runners, campers, hikers, vloggers and adventure seekers and little-known exotic locations in Arunchal Pradesh to the global map.

    For Tourists and Runners

    For Tourists and Runners

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    Accommodation options

     

    For Home Stay and Hotel Owners in BASAR

    For Home Stay and Hotel Owners in BASAR

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      ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE

      ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE

      Basar is accessible from other cities and states via roadways, railways, and airways. You can arrive here conveniently via any travel mode and route of your choice. Basar is approximately 2400km, 3200km, 1500km, and 3400km via Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bengaluru, respectively. Go through the following compilation of the best travel modes and routes, if a trip to Basar is on your mind!

      Dibrugarh airport in Assam is the nearest to reach Basar in Arunachal Pradesh. The airport is nearly 150km away, and the fastest route passes through Likabali and Aalo road. Flights from across the country arrive here hence you may choose traveling by air if comfort is a priority and budget is not a constraint .Listed below are some direct flights to Dibrugarh, along with the airfare estimate.

      ▪️ From Delhi. Board IndiGo flight from Delhi. The airfare starts from INR 3,000​

      ▪️ From Mumbai. Board IndiGo flight from Mumbai. The airfare starts from INR 6,000​

      ▪️ From Kolkata. Board AirIndia or IndiGo flight from Kolkata. The airfare starts from INR 3,800​

      ▪️ From Bengaluru. Board Vistara or IndiGo flight from Bengaluru. The airfare starts from INR 5,000

      A road trip via national or state highways in India is an opportunity to witness the surreal landscapes and varied topographies, especially in the North-East states. You can drive to Basar in your vehicle or may get on a tourist bus that runs from nearby cities and states.​

      ▪️ From Tezpur. 395km via NH 15​

      ▪️ From Jorhat. 260km via AT Road​

      ▪️ From Guwahati. 576km via NH 15​

      ▪️ From Shillong. 636km via NH 15​

      ▪️ From Siliguri. 962km via NH 27

      By Rail. Silapathar railway station is where you must terminate your rail journey to explore Basar. Super-fast and express trains from all parts of the country arrive here. From the station, you can take a taxi or get on a bus to reach the desired destination in town. If you are looking for a comfortable and economical travel option then you must consider traveling by rail.

      MANDATORY DOCUMENTS

      MANDATORY DOCUMENTS

      It is important to have an Inner Line Permit (ILP) to enter Arunachal Pradesh. You can apply for this online here for Rs.100 or get it over the counter if you’re landing into Guwahati airport in Assam for Rs.400. It is important to declare which district and destination in Arunachal you’re heading to as the permit varies accordingly.

      • There are 3 best possible entry and exit points while travelling to Basar, and the mode of transportation is mentioned in the table below.
      • From any of these entry & exit points you will be needed to take a taxi/cab onwards Basar and to enter the border of Arunachal Pradesh you will be needed to obtain an Inner Line Permit (ILP) Arunachal Pradesh is a protected State under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation (1873), hence it mandatory for all visitors; foreign as well as domestic, irrespective of their purpose of visit to Arunachal Pradesh to obtain an Inner Line Permit ( ILP). ILP can be obtained from the respective Deputy Commissioners at all the entry points in Arunachal Pradesh. One can also apply for e-ILP at https://www.arunachalilp.com.

      OUR PARNTERS​​

      OUR PARNTERS​​

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      ABOUT BRUTE 4.0

      BRUTE is an International Trail Running Association (ITRA) affiliated run, Its 60 Km category gets 3 ITRA points and 30 Km category gets 1 ITRA point and it is a Ultra Mont Blanc UTMB qualification race.

      CONTACT US

      Address: Gori, Basar, Arunachal Pradesh 791101

      Phone: +91 9886629962


      Email: the505circle@gmail.com

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