Below is a happy Mira Rai. Mira is 23 (and also 25 at the same time, you see in Nepal you can be flexible with dates on your certificates according to the age you need to present) and is from Bhojpur to the east of Nepal. Mira likes running. In Nepal races are referred to […]
If you want to go trail running in Nepal somewhere a little more remote that the common trekking areas in Nepal, think about the Kanchenjunga trek route. It’s beautiful, of course, but tricky to get to and the trails are generally more difficult than other places. Thanks to Himalayan Map House for providing the map below for […]
If you’re a bit fit, and good on rough terrain, then this can be completed within 2 hours, depending on how much you stop and talk to people on the way. Here is a Google Earth file of the route. There are many alternative routes up and down. Just explore, and ask “Sarangkot?” or “Lakeside?”.
This is going to be a lot of fun. A mixture events and activities for pros and beginners alike. Main features are the 50km trail running race, a spectacular downhill mountain biking race, cross country mountain biking race on a loop and a bunch of other things like rock climbing dyno-competition, reverse bungy jump and […]
It should be a compulsory walk for every visitor to Kathmandu!
A goosebumpy production from the Vibram HK100 race back in January (2014). Lloyd Belcher and team did a fantastic job to be in many places at once over the sprawling course. He captures the essences of this iconic Hong Kong race and the feelings of some of the elite runners who took on the race. […]
December 2012 – end of an era! You may know Roger Henke. I first heard of him through his promotions of the Annapurna 100 in 2009 when it was a 70-ish km race and through these promotions is where I first discovered trail running. Roger worked hard for several years to make the Annapurna 100 […]
Hong Kong, Tai Mo Shan Rotary Park. 18th January 2014. Nepal placed 1st and 2nd beating an international field in the 4th Vibram® Hong Kong 100 trail running race held on Saturday 18th January. Tirtha Tamang and Bed Sunuwar of the Nepali Army Team took first and second place in the grueling 100km long Vibram […]
Thanks to Roger Henke for permission to repost this from his excellent blog. Roger was director of the Summit Hotel and did a huge amount to promote trail running in Nepal through the Annapurna 100 race with Ramesh Bhattachan, and by exploring and plotting endless trails and sharing them on Everytrail.com. —– Looking back on […]
Short and sweet, with pretty hardcore music that you might not hear on a bus in Nepal, but making a video is easy enough until you try to match it with music – try it and see. Anyhow, some great scenes from what you can expect when trail racing in Nepal. 2013 10 HR bande […]