Green policies

The Himalayas and Everest Region belong to no one man or a single organization. Though geographically inside Nepal – it belongs to everyone in this world and also all future generations. Therefore we recognize that we have a responsibility to this region beyond legal and regulatory requirements.
We are committed to our cause for reducing our environmental impact and continually improving our environment performance as in integral part of our operation methods.
We encourage our participants, stakeholders and our partners to do the same.

 

Responsibility
Management of the Organizing Committee is responsible for ensuring that this environmental policy is implemented. However, all team members have responsibility in their area to ensure that the aims and objectives of the policy are met.

 

Policy Aims
We endeavor to:
1. Comply and exceed all relevant regulatory requirements
2. Continually improve and monitor environmental performance
3. Continually reduce environmental impacts
4. Incorporate environmental factors into business decisions
5. Increase organizing committee and managements awareness and training

 

Paper
1. We will minimize the use of paper in the office and on field
2. We will reduce packaging as much as possible
3. We will seek o buy recycled and recyclable paper products
4. We will reuse and recycle all paper where possible

 

Energy and Water
1. We will seek to reduce the amount of energy used as much as possible
2. We will use minimal petroleum products during treks for preparing food for participants
3. We will use lodges that use natural yak dung for Lodge Heating and Cooking
4. We will not distribute plastic bottled waters at check-points anymore – we will distribute water by paper cups.
5. We will encourage participates to carry water storing kits such as camelbaks
6. The energy consumption and efficiency of new products will be taken into account when purchasing.

 

Transportation
We will favor ‘green’ vehicles and maintain them rigorously to ensure ongoing efficiency.

 

Monitoring and Improvement
1. We will comply with and exceed all relevant regulatory requirements.
2. We will continually improve and monitor our environmental performance
3. We will incorporate environmental factors into business decisions
4. We will increase employee awareness through training
5. We will review our environment policy yearly

 

Culture
We will involve all stakeholders and related parties in the implementation of this policy, for greater commitment and improved performance.
1. We will provide staff with relevant environmental training
2. We will work with our affiliated hotels, mountain lodges, transport companies, souvenir producers, airlines and everyone else to improve our environmental performance

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4th March 2021

 

Dear Everest Marathon Runners, 

 

We are happy to announce that the Covid delayed Everest Marathon Event of 2020, will be organized this year on May 29, 2021, on our regular yearly Event date.

 

You are all requested to contact our Everest Marathon Desk with attention to Ms Sonika Bajracharya for an immediate update. 

 

Sonika@EverestMarathon.com

Cell / Whatsapp / Viber No: +977 9851 20 2233

 

The 2021 series will be held under the following conditions remaining convenient & safe :

 

1. That the Covid 19 situation will not further deteriorate for the month of May 2021
2. The Government of Nepal will not introduce more new restrictions for International Travelers to travel into Nepal
3. That you all carry 72hrs negative PCR test Report while arriving at Kathmandu Airport.
4. That you all carry an Insurance Package of US$5000 & over, stating that Covid-19 risk is covered.
5. That all International Flight will run smoothly for you to travel to Nepal.
6. That you all are able to take Nepalese visa from your respective countries through Nepalese Mission Abroad.
7. That Government will remove the present provision of quarantine time of 5 / 7 days by the start of May (Government is doing it soon anyway).

 

Thank you guys for bearing with us. Let's try to make this event possible this year, by running our Everest Marathon and paying tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. At the same time, this year, you will also be contributing to the fresh start-up of the Tourist Movement to Nepal, which has been dead for more than a year due to the Covid-19 Crisis.

 

Many thanks. Welcome Aboard.

 

Bikram Pandey KAAJI

Concept & the Creator of the Event

TenzingHillary Everest Marathon, May 29, 2021

 

PS : This year marks an especial year for all of us because Everest has gone Higher in Height to 8848.86m. Feel Proud that we gonna be there in New Mount Everest 8848.86m..