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May 19, 2010 at 1:49 pm
I’m a runner from San Francisco visiting Kathmandu, Nepal from May 24 until the 31st. Looking for a running buddy / guide. I’m good for anything up to 25 miles. Would love to explore but reports here are gangs / robbers / Mao-contents are molesting / robbing / kidnapping / Mao-aligning tourists. Suggestions?
Apr 17, 2013 at 5:31 am
I am coming to Nepal in 2 weeks (May2 – May 11) and was hoping to do a long loop from Jiri up to Thame, across Renjo Pass and back down…
I”d love to discuss this loop with someone!
I look forward to hearing from you,
Antinj (at) gmail
Apr 17, 2013 at 7:40 am
Go ahead! Ask your questions here and we will do our best to answer…. to pre-empt, trails are all fine, just got to be careful acclimating. 9 days is not a very long time for that. Check this for a guide: http://www.hitt-initiative.org/mla/?page_id=261
Sep 14, 2014 at 1:57 pm
I will be in Kathmandu for six weeks starting Sept. 16th and I’m looking for a running group/buddy to train with. I am currently running about 30-40 miles per week (around 6 miles/10k per day), but I hope to work up to 50 or 60 miles per week. Do you have any suggestions for who I should contact?
Sep 16, 2014 at 9:00 am
You can try this: https://www.facebook.com/groups/kathmandutrailrunning/859429384074857/
Feb 15, 2016 at 2:44 am
Hello! I was interested in coming over for one of the stage trail races! I’ve considered the manaslu vs the Himalayan 100mile stage race. Could you give an opinion on route, scenery, difficulty, support, etc between the two? Thanks! Lori
Feb 15, 2016 at 3:09 am
Hello Lori – unfortunately I am both biased and unqualified to answer. a) I am an organiser of the Manaslu Trail Race and b) I have never done the Himalayan 100mile! Perhaps I should advise that you do both! Below I have linked some runners’ feedback, plus a report and photos written by one guy, Mark. We enjoy organising the race and hosting the runners – sure is a beautiful place. If you have more questions, or want me to put you in touch with a past runner(s) then mail me at: firstname.lastname@example.org Richard Feedback: http://manaslutrailrace.org/manaslu-trail-race-review/1823/ Report: http://trailrunningnepal.org/manaslu-trail-race-report/ Photo: http://markbrightwell.shootproof.com/gallery/manaslutrailrace/home
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