A phenominal 33 day race from Kailash to Annapurna via Humla, Jumla and Dolpa covering 1,000 km of trails, 70,000 m height change passing 13 cols above 5,000 m. UPDATE: 2nd Nov. 17 Stages completed, 730 km of running +26400 et -27100 m of elevation change, the runners have arrived in Charka, the last village in […]

While Nepal is an excellent place for trail running, city marathoning has some way to go but still, many people report having had a lot of fun running this marathon. Let’s hope the 2011 route will take in a little more of the fantastic sights of the city though. See http://kathmandumarathon.com/ for details. See Moire o’sullivan’s […]

NB: Date is provisional. The “Beat the GLOF action run” is a 35km trail run being held in the Everest region of Nepal to raise awareness about the growing risk of Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOF) in the Himalayan region. Imja Tsho, pictured below, is the object to this mountain trail running race being organised by Sherwi Yondhen […]

It’s a classic. The Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon starts in the thin air of Everest Basecamp destined for the pretty Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar. All the necessary details can be found on the race website. http://www.everestmarathon.com/itinerary_full_marathon.php For a competitor (kind of) report from 2009 see here: http://thehalfhog.com/2009/06/everest-marathon-2009-non-event-report.html

UPDATE: it’s all over! A race report can be found here. Annapurna 100: Saturday 1st January 2011 50, 70 and 100 km trail races through fantastic forest trails with stunning views of the Annapurna range. An unforgettable start to the year! All information can now be found on http://annapurna100.com/ Download the brochure / flyer here (PDF […]

Kanchenjunga – © Jamie McGuiness Mt. Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world at the Nepal and Sikkim border. The route is remote, unspoiled and offers one of the most majestic views of the surrounding peaks. The Kanchenjunga trail running race has a mixture of levels. The Ultra-Marathon trail competition starts from Phunlin […]

NOTE: This event is now past. Read about it here http://www.ekantipur.com/the-kathmandu-post/2010/06/11/features/enough-says-the-cuckoo-bird/209300/ The “Beat the GLOF action run” is a 35km trail run being held in the Everest region of Nepal to raise awareness about the growing risk of Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOF) in the Himalayan region. Imja Tsho, pictured below, is the object to […]