With Government of Nepal announcing the new height of Mt. Everest of 8848.86m, our 2024 Marathon will run as “New Higher Mount Everest Marathon” to celebrate the new increase of Mount Everest Height after the 2015 Earthquake in Nepal.
Everest Marathon is an International High Altitude Adventure Sports Event held on May 29 every year from Mt. Everest Base Camp crisscrossing the high Sherpa trails of Khumbu valley. This event celebrates the historical successful ascent of Mt. Everest by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary on 29th May 1953.
The 2024 edition is the 19th edition of this magnificent event, to celebrate the 71st anniversary of the successful ascent of Mount Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Runners from everywhere in the world can take part in their desired categories comprising of 70 km Extreme Ultra, 42 km Full Marathon, and 21 km Half Marathon.
Runners from all walks of life take part in this event – from highly professionals to new runners. Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon is not just a running event – it is truly an Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience.