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 […]






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, 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 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 […]






Victoire de Upendra Sunuwar et de Magali Juvenal La première édition de Annapurnna Ultra-Mountain by Patagonia s’est achevée, ce samedi au Népal. Cette nouvelle épreuve, proposée par Les Chevaliers du Vent et imaginée par Bruno Poirier, était longue de 75 km (+2500 m, -5800 m). L’idée symbolique de la course était de quitter l’univers himalayen […]






18th February – Race result Straight to the point: Ryan Sandes/South Africa/9:54 Aite Tamang/Nepal/10:17 Bed Bahadur Sunuwar/Nepal/10:26 Those are the official results. Please disregard the below previously posted. Ryan Sandes – 9.45.57 – South Africa Aite Tamang – 10.17.15 – Nepal Bed Sunuwar – 10.46.36 – Nepal Two Nepali finishers in the top three of […]






The Everest Sky Race last November, run by the French organisation des Chevaliers du Vent, had a nice write up on the handsome online Go Trail magazine. To read it you have to click the image below which will open up the online magazine. Then flick through to the back page (reading all the stuff […]






Sudip Kulung finishes 4th in world-class field in the Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon in Sabah, Malayasia Kota Kinabulu, Sabah, Malaysia – Sunday 23rd October 2011 Nepali trail runner Sudip Kulung from Gudel in Solukhumbu made history today. Competing against a world-class field in the 25th Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon in Malayasia, considered the world’s toughest […]






Lizzy Hawker is right now in Kathmandu and looking forward to getting out into the mountains. She is looking forward to doing what she does best, which is simply moving at her own preferred pace (quick) through high mountains. From 11th October she will be on the trails of East Nepal, heading up towards Kanchenjunga base camp. From […]






A great result for Bed Bahadaur Sunuwar who won the first ever marathon Beyul Hyolmo (Helambu) Marathon. There is a race report below in Nepali (PDF) and here in English. The pictures are thanks to journalist Bharat Bandhu Thapa. Congratulations to the race organisers for a successful event! 1st helambu beyul hyolmo marathon report nepali […]






We’re already 5 days into 2011 and finally a brief race report. More information, pictures, times (and splits) and feedback from runners is coming in the next day or two (or three). Before beginning, it’s worth reiterating what we think the essence of the Annapurna 100 race should be so we can see how this year […]






Kathmandu 6th November 2010 The 24th Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon Race in Sabah, Malaysia, dubbed as “the world’s toughest mountain race” was held on 23rd and 24th October 2010. Sudip Kulung Rai (22) of Solukhumbu took the second position among a field of highly respected international athletes. Nepal was represented for the first time ever […]