I found out about this marathon via three signboards carefully placed on the trail out of Namche Bazaar to capture the attention of the 2014 Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon participants. ‘Every year since 2014’ it said. “Wait a minute, I thought, it is 2014, and the race is in October.” That’s marketing for you. The […]

The organisers invite you to Celebrate Humanity, by running from Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) to Nayapul. Race program 21km: Chomrong (2170 m) to Nayapul (1060 m) 42km: Annapurna Basecamp (4130 m) to Nayapul (1060 m) Race dates 21km: 0600 hrs, 3 June 2018 42km: 0600 hrs, 3 June 2018 (KML) ABC to Nayapul GPS (GPX) […]

Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is going to organize 3rd TAAN International Langtang Marathon on April 25, 2018. Like the hugely successful 2nd TAAN International Langtang Marathon, the event this year will again be a full-fledged event held under both men and women category. The marathon will start from Kyanjin Gompa and end in […]

Last years event report, results and images here! Kathmandu Ultra 51km – 2016 Race 50,8 kms / 3 050 D+ (certified) Difficulty : 1 point ITRA, 1 point UTMB Kathmandu Ultra 78km – 2016 Race 78 kms / 3 920 D+ (certified) Difficulty : 2 points ITRA, 2 points UTMB The first ultra distance trail race in the Kathmandu Valley […]

Truly unique trail race, set to a stunning Himalayan backdrop… Join with hundreds of Nepali runners as you take on this challenging and dramatic course. There’s little doubt this will be the peak of your running career! MORE THAN JUST A RACE, HERE’S A LITTLE INFO ABOUT RACEDAY! 1000 runners | up to 2200m altitude […]

AUM 2016. Entry form AUM 2016. Program (21 October to 1er November, 2016) The third edition of Annapurna Mountain Ultra (AUM) takes place Friday, October 28, 2016, between the Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m) and the Phewa Lake in Pokhara (820 m): 75 km (1200 m – 5500 m). This ultra-mountain runs semi-autonomous and lightweight […]

This looks like a fun concept in a beautiful place. Three races over three days. Tukuche Vertical (15 April) 1000m altitude (2500m-3500m), 5,5 kmdistance start in Tukuche non-technical trail walking back down from the finish Dhaulagiri View Run (16 April) 16 km with 2 climbs, highest point 2800m Starting in Tukuche with the 250m climb […]

Lorraine says: This is so much more than a run. It is an experience which will be unlike any other run you may have done. You will experience the Nepalese culture by living (not holidaying) with local people. The stunning calming countryside and the sights of Kathmandu are so diverse. I fell in love with this place […]

This should be a much bigger event in the future as it is an iconic course and a race with a great ideal, which is to further help Nepali runners. Programme: TBA

The location of this festival may change, and thus so will the route. The date is fixed for the 19th however. [1 ITRA effort point, 1 UTMB point awarded] A great 50km course hosted alongside the 2015 Himalayan Outdoor Festival 2016. The website is going to be updated soon-ish, but keep the date for your diary. This will be the […]

This will be a lot of fun down in Melamchhi. Som Tamang and elite runner Samir Tamang have got together to make an event in Melamchhi. Details on the Take on Nepal website. Samir says: “Hi friends in Nepal – u all have heard about many trail. BATASE TRAIL is new one and I’m also participating […]

The quaint hillstation of Tansen is gearing up for some thunderous trail action once again! Organized by GNARLY and Dharohar Adventures, Tansen Ultra 2015 is a three-day event scheduled for December 26th, 2015 and ready to welcome professionals and amateurs alike. There will be three main races: DOWNHILL (Open and Elite) URBAN CROSS-COUNTRY (Elite, Open, […]

Find more details about this trail race here: http://www.everestmarathon.org.uk/index.php/nextrace/timetable   Race Timetable 2015 – provisional dates Wed 11 Nov Depart London Heathrow in the evening. Thu 12 Nov Arrive Kathmandu in the evening.  Those who make their own flight arrangements join here. Fri 13 Nov Briefing in the morning. The group is divided into two or three trekking […]

Liglig kot is located at the height of 1473 meters(4790 feet) at Palungtar Municipality -14(Previously in Ampipal VDC-04).It’s where a royal dynasty got its start and the famous Gurkha soldiers got their name.Still the remaining stones of the ancient palace could be seen in the hill top at Ligligkot. Liglig is a word used in Magar […]

Promises to be a new route in 2015 on much more trails than before, skirting from Pokhara around the south of the lake around to the north to traditional route territory of Dhampus.

Sept. 5th hash no. 1950 is not a regular A to A hash… It’s the new annual ABCD-Hashathon! It’s a live run of three sections combined with one main walk. The start, point A, will be in Bhaisepati at Michael & Kirstens house. The first run will be A to B. At B is a beer-stop […]

Event Details: Date: 01 August 2015 (Saturday) Start venue: Garkot, Nagarkot Google Map: http://bit.ly/1CGrifQ Finish venue: Gaia Holiday Home in Dhulikhel Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/5pI4O Registration Kathmandu: Gaia, Thamel, Kathmandu Location Map Distance: 18km Time: 6am-12pm Cost: Nepali: 800 Rs. (student/discounted: 500 Rs.) Foreigner: 1500 Rs. Race fee includes: Transport to and from Kathmandu Certificate Lunch at finish Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1431643000495282/ Contact Details: […]

This is in India so close enough for us to list here. Slightly flatter than we’re used to, but full of culture and fun, which we are used to! A brief welcome from the organisers!  It gives us immense pleasure in sharing with you the facts and particulars of Run the Rann, 2015, the second […]

This will be a great race from one of the lushest corners of the Kathmandu Valley. The race starts from near to the Botanical Gardens and heads out on a half circuit and summit of Pulchowki, Kathmandu Valley’s highest peak. We can expect terraced fields around typical villages, forest trails, and hopefully crispy mountain views. […]

New event in it’s first year. Begins with a walk in trek around Annapurna, though presumably you can contact them and arrange a flight in to Jomsom. Date : Kathmandu arrival 23 August. Running : 6th September 2014, Jomsom to Tatopani running : 42 km. Contact Ranjan at bikenepal@gmail.com or through the website.

Eleventy-One starts from Spituk Village, which is at 10,982 ft / 3,347 m. It also happens to be halfway mark (111 km) of La Ultra – The High. For first 38 km, it is relatively flat-ish when you get to Karu at an altitude of 11,454 ft. Over next 10 km, there is an altitude gain […]

This event is a lot of fun with a little bit of run. It is a team event and matching the skills of running, mountain biking on a technical course, and then rafting on a pretty flat river, are pretty key, obviously. There was a huge local turnout, much from trekking agencies in the off […]