Khiji Demba Marathon 2nd edition See the event listing here. Call +977 984-9598213 for details. About OTDC full Ultra Marathon 2020 (Second Edition)  “The OTDC ultra Marathon” is a challenging multi-stage trail race passing through some of Nepal’s most beautiful Himalaya landscapes with Mt. Everest & Mt. Gaurishanker as a backdrop. Mt Everest is the […]

Reposted via: Mira Rai initiative organises cleanup of Champadevi hiking trail. Mira Rai Initiative (MRI) organised a clean-up and awareness campaign along the Champa Devi Trail on Saturday. MRI mobilised 65 volunteers who hiked the trail and picked up the litter and debris that had been left behind. The volunteers also placed 30 dokos (organic […]

Nepali runners reach podium at Oman by UTMB Congratulations to Bhim Bahadur Gurung and Sunmaya Budha for their first places in the 50 km race at Oman by UTMB. Mira Rai came in third. Nepali athlete Bhim Bahadur Gurung ranked first in the 50-kilometre ultra race in the desert landscape of Oman on Friday, November […]

KILIAN JORNET AND JUDITH WYDER WIN GOLDEN TRAIL WORLD SERIES TITLES WITH VICTORIES AT ANNAPURNA TRAIL MARATHON 2 min recap video NEPAL – Kilian Jornet and Judith Wyder are the 2019 Golden Trail World Series (GTWS) champions after both won the Grand Final race at the Annapurna Trail Marathon on Friday in Nepal. For Kilian, […]

Race report by Hannah Straw who took part in this race. Find race results here, and race information here. Nepal is famous for its mountains. Some of its mountain ranges are famous for their lakes. Gosaikunda lake is a sacred place nestled in the Langtang National Park. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims ascend to the lake […]

This year three runners competed compared to last year, 2018, where two full Nepal teams (of three or more) competed. Here is a report from 2018. This year limited resources meant Nepal was not represented in the team event. Aita Tamang is living in Portugal and joined the others, Sunmaya Budha and Durga Bahadur Budha, […]

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 nature of fastpacking and key considerations when planning for a fastpacking trip in Nepal. Here is a list of all the planned fastpacking trips and running tours in Nepal coming up. What is fastpacking? What on earth is fastpacking? Check out the definition by Peter Bakwin, a fastpacking pro: “The term fastpacking was first […]

Congratulations to Jimi Oostrum and his support team for a magical “kora” of Kathmandu on the trails along the hilltops surrounding the Kathmandu Valley. 39:00:00 was the final completion time… think you can do better? The route The route as measured with a raw GPS track is 181 km. This includes several out-and-backs searching for the […]

Press Release – November 2018 – immediate release Vlad Morozov completes 1,000 miles solo run across Nepal. Vladimir Morozov, 35, from Birmingham has just completed an incredible physical and mental test: running 1,000 miles across Nepal solo and unassisted. Motivated to fulfill his dad’s desire to visit Nepal before he sadly passed away and combining his […]

Nepal teams 14th and 16th in the world A little bit of progress was made for Trail Running in Nepal on the weekend of 12th may 2018. This from a simple press release. If you are reading this and don’t understand the back story, here it is in a single paragraph: Nepal has athletic talent, […]

It’s 10 days to go before the 2018 Trail World Championships in Spain. Here’s a quick update! There’s good news and less good news, as always. Very good news is this: €8,802.04 – has been collected over a very short space of time. 5 Schengen visas have been granted allowing a legal window to enter […]

For many athletes, it is a dream to run representing their country in an international competition. Of course only a select few, the best in their country, get the chance. That also assumes that if you are the best in your country at a sport, you will get to compete at that level. That’s not necessarily […]

Not everyone can be first of course – that’s sport. But not everyone who’s first can finish on such a fabulous finish line. Before reading on, here’s a video of Sunmaya finishing. Super! Congratulations and thank you to the GaoLiGong organisers for a first class event. The Gao Li Gong event is partnered with the […]

Thanks a lot to Tyler Wasson for writing this post about his experience of Nepal’s Stupa to Stupa Ultra Trail Race in 2017. Here we go!  I signed up for this race at the last minute and within a week I found myself climbing the 365 steps to the starting line at Swayambhunath – also […]

Sudeep Kandel and Seth Wolpin, co-owners of Himalayan Adventure Labs (HAL), report a recent attempt at what they call the ‘Langtang Lollipop’. The two set the FKT for the Manaslu Circuit in 2015 and have a number of successful fast packing adventures under their belt. For this adventure, their goal was to leave Kathmandu on […]

Here we have some news in from the world of endurance athletes who like to travel long distances with little sleep and test their personal boundaries. The letter received: ### START ### Greetings from Greece, On 28-April-2017, an athlete of our team achieved a new FKT of the classic route of Annapurna Circuit completely by foot. Because […]

A guest post from Tyler Wasson describing the Mardi Himal trek experience. Want to go here? Fill the form at the bottom and Pokhara-based Freedom Adventures will help you out.  I have been living in Nepal for seven months and as a trail runner, I like to get off the beaten path whenever possible. During […]

It’s all over! the first race of the soon to be famous Kathmandu Trail Series is completed. It started, now it’s finished – see you at the next race everybody! Posted by Trail Running Nepal on Sunday, 19 February 2017 Just over 190 people registered and 160 of those actually got out of bed to run. […]

Sometimes this website receives nice and excitable messages about people’s recent journeys in Nepal. This one from Severin Wuensch in Germany linked to a video that strings together moment after moment of many of the best things Nepal has to offer mountain travellers. Watching it naturally makes you itch to head to these remote valleys. Severin comments, […]

“This 18 year old girl is really impressive,” say Salomon Running on Twitter. That’s a big thing to hear from the world’s biggest and best trail running sports team. That came midway through the MSIG Lantau 50km race in Hong Kong last weekend (December 4th). And then this at the finish line, “Sunmaya finish 2nd […]