When you think Nepal, you may think of jagged snow-capped mountains and glaciers. This trail race is something different – right on the doorstep of Kathmandu, in the lush green jungle of the protected Shivapuri National Park. It’s far from an ultra, at just over 10km but in that short distance, you’ll climb over 1100m […]

It’s inevitable that sometime you need the attention of a mechanic to fix a part of your body that is complaining. Trail running is anyhow much better than road running in this regard, but none of us are immune. It’s not easy to find a good physiotherapist in Kathmandu. But here is someone that comes […]

Seeing Hands (professional sports massage from blind therapists) is offering special discounted rates for runners on their last legs. 30min (500 Nrs) 1 hour (1000 Nrs) With massage clinics in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Seeing Hands has an excellent reputation for providing highly professional sports, therapeutic and remedial massage. Blind therapists are trained by volunteer tutors […]

If you are looking for a great way to combine Trail running and trekking, the Langtang and Helambu trek is a winner and offers a lot of potential for anything from three days to more than a week of great mountain running. A year ago I ran from Sundarijal along the wonderful ridge connecting Shivapuri […]

A great and not too difficult run very close to Kathmandu. You can find an earlier post about this he with a different decent: https://trailrunningnepal.org/2010/05/jamacho-in-the-kathmandu-valley/ The hard bit is done upfront, and that is giving the price of a beer just to walk in the gate. Then the second hard part is the 5km to […]

This website just received an enquiry from someone coming to live in Kathmandu. The essence of the question was this: “Having heard about Kathmandu’s pollution problem, I’m really keen to find out a bit more about how easy it is to get good aerobic exercise in the city?” It’s a good question. If you observe […]