A short report from Ramesh Bhattachan from November’s Trail Walker event in which six Nepali runners competed. The Oxfam Hong Kong Trailwalker began in 1986 used to be organised by the Gurkhas as a tough training run. Now it is a charity race run by Oxfam and has thousands of participants, often running in teams. […]
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 […]
Goose bumps! When you see a friend who has not only done well, but done something really extraordinary, it is hard to stop the goose bumps spreading followed by a cold shiver. Lizzy Hawker did something extraordinary.
Great news from Switzerland about two of our friends who competed in events in Davos. Sudip Rai came 5th in the 42km event and Lizzy Hawker (who ran the Annpurna 100 in January this year) was clear winner in the women’s 78km. This is great news for Sudip and the Nepal Mountain Running Service. Last […]
Voilà, the start of the Annapurna Mandala Trail race 2011 at Annapurna basecamp around 4,000 m above sea level.