Here are the results of the inaugural Gosaikunda to Helambu Marathon. The race route covered almost exactly 42 km crossing the Laurebina La above the Gosaikunda and associated small mountain lakes, connecting the trekking areas of Langtang and Helambu. The race organiser was Helambu Trail Running Club along with great support from numerous talented volunteers. […]

The organisers of the Mustang Trail Race are shifting dates to the end of the autumn/fall season for their second race. The inaugural race was small with 12 competitors and proved an extremely enjoyable success with a unique mixture of manageable running distances at high altitudes, wonderful varied landscapes, rich Buddhist culture (the race checkpoints include Monasteries […]

Get your poles and compression socks ready for this fun multistage race around the lower reaches of Solukhumbu. Great scenery, nice wide trails, great village accommodation and a good European turn out should make for a good race. See and See also the Manaslu Trail Race around the same time.

Nepal is becoming popular!,  NovasHimalaya, S.L. is a spanish organization. ENGLISH, ANGLAISE, INGLES: ULTRA TRAIL NOVAS ANNAPURNA© UTNA Program’s summary, edition 2013: Location: high area Annapurna. Date: 29th October to 7th November (10 days). Distance: 139 km to go in 5 stages. Height: 820 meters minimum and 5416 meters maximum. Cumulative elevation: -4558, +6396, total 10954 meters. Temperatures: […]

Manaslu is becoming popular! This text below is translated by computer from Spanish. NovasHimalaya, S.L. is a Spanish organisation. If you were thinking of joining this, it would be good if you spoke some Spanish.   ENGLISH, ANGLAIS, INGLES ULTRA TRAIL NOVAS-MANASLU© UTNM Summary schedule 2013 Place: top of the Annapurna and Manaslu region. Date: 14-October […]

  Nepal is becoming popular!, NovasHimalaya, S.L. is a spanish organization. ENGLISH, ANGLAISE, INGLES: ULTRA TRAIL NOVAS-DOLPO© UTND Program’s summary, edition 2013: Location: high area Annapurna, high and lower area Dolpo. Dates: 29th October to 14th November (17 days). Distance: 373 km to go in 11 stages. Height: minimum 820 meters, maximum 5550 meters. Cumulative elevation: -15,589 […]

Next April, the legendary Dawa Dachhiri Sherpa is organising a 12 stage trail race from Kathmandu, passing Gosaikund on the Langtang/Helambu circuit, heading west through Tamang Heritage Trail country and then onto the Manaslu Circuit Trekking route proper. The route crosses passes including 4600m Laurebina La and the 5135m Larkya La close to the world’s […]

This race is the latest Himalayan Challenge devised by Jan Turner and Ramesh Bhattachan. It comes with a pedigree of races behind it that includes The Everest Marathon, The Annapurna Triathlon, The Kathmandu Marathon and The Annapurna 100. This is a purely non profit organisation raising money to promote Nepali long distance runners. This is […]

NB: Now see the race’s emerging website here: Some friends were running the Helambu circuit recently, climbing out of Kathmandu Valley at 6.30 am, running northwards towards the mountains, and into Langtang National Park, before heading east to Helambu, or Hyolmo. Helambu / Hyolmo is a beyul, one of 108 sacred Himalayan valleys that […]

9th to 24th April The first of three Himalayan multistage races being organised by French organisation NED showing just how far advanced the French Trail Running scene is. Events everywhere! The other two events they hold are in Ladakh and Tibet. You can read about the event in French here: though in short, it comprises […]

This stage race has 9 stages totalling 200 km, 11,000 m up, 7,000 m down. It starts in Dolakha and heads through the Rolwaling valley and crosses the Tashi Lapsa (a pass of some reputation at 5,755 m) before going on to cross the three-passes (Renjo La 5,340 m, Gokyo La / Ri 5,350 m, le Cho La 5,420 m), scaling Kala Pattar (5,540 m) and finally arriving at Ama Dablam basecamp at 4,700 m.