Here’s an absolutely fabulous moment. Here comes Mira Rai from a tiny village in Bhojpur barreling into a tiny village in Italy. She completed the 56.9km distance in 6h36’30″, five minutes ahead of second women Silvia Rampazzo, and finishing in 11th position overall, some 50 minutes behind the leading man. The course had 3700m of height […]

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 […]

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kathmandu, Sunday 21st April 2013 Runner breaks own 3-day record for 319km Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu mail run. British female endurance athlete completes journey in 63 hours 8 minutes. On Saturday evening at 10 minutes past ten, the British endurance athlete Lizzy Hawker, 37, arrived at the locked gates of […]

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kathmandu, 18th April 2013 Runner to break own 3-day record for 319km Everest Basecamp to Kathmandu run. British endurance athlete Lizzy Hawker to arrive in Kathmandu from Base Camp on Saturday evening.  At 7am on Thursday 18th April internationally renowned endurance athlete Lizzy Hawker began a solo run in the direction of […]

The 1st Lantau 100km / 50km Ultra Trail Open Running Race was held on 16th March 2013 starting from the beautiful beach area of the famous holiday spot in Mui Wo, Lantau Island. The race started at 0900 hrs with 1300 participants from 30 countries in the 100K, 50K Mens and Ladies Events. The race […]

The Annpurna 100′s proper race director back in position. For three years I have been the ceremonial race director of the Annapurna100 (and its other distances). The actual race was always organized by Ramesh Bhattachan. As an expat resident of Nepal I was bound to be a transient. Now I am leaving, following my wife Marjan to […]