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 […]

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 […]

When we started this blog site a major objective was to promote Nepal as a trail running destination. For iRunFar we wrote a country guide to highlight Nepal’s potential, wondering why so few spotted it. We also contributed a column to Himal magazine with some thoughts on what makes for that blindness to Nepal’s running […]

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 […]

Yes it can be done! And why not. There are tea-houses all the way, you just need running gear, some dry evening gear, a light pack and off you go! and Ian Leitch too I think both the girls and Ian Leitch ran the loop in about 6 days – something most trekkers normally […]

A great and not too difficult run very close to Kathmandu. You can find an earlier post about this he with a different decent: 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 […]