Suunto and Salomon sponsored prizes in the Everest Marathon 2016

July 17, 2017

The 14th edition of the marathon was organized successfully on May 29. The event which was dedicated to bicentenary of Birtan-Nepal relationship was attended by British Ambassador Mr. Richard Morris who ran a symbolic distance of 8,848m in the event. The event had a total of three categories:

  • The Everest marathon (full): 42.8 KM
  • The Everest ultra-Marathon: 60KM
  • The Everest Half- marathon: 21KM

Everest Marathon winners received exciting prizes sponsored by SUUNTO and SALOMON. The following prizes were distributed to the winners.

Prizes for the ultra-runners (60k):

  • 1st: SUUNTO (AMBIT3 BLACK HR)
  • 2nd: SUUNTO (TRAVERSE)
  • 3rd: SALOMON (SPEEDCROSS 3 SHOES)

Prize for male and female full marathon (40k) runners:

  • 1st: XA PRO 3D (SALOMON)
  • 2nd: SPEEDCROSS 3 (SALOMON)
  • 3rd: SENSE MANTRA 2 (SALOMON)

This is what the runners have to say regarding the prizes they received.

Full Marathon(42K) Males

  • Bed Bahadur Sunwar (4 hrs 10 sec): “I really needed a nice pair of running shoes after running through the Everest Marathon. Thankfully, I now have a comfortable pair of shoes and hopefully, I can run faster.”
  • Bhim Bahadur Gurung (4 hrs 3 min 14 sec): “The shoes are very comfortable, much better than the ones I used to wear.”

Full Marathon(42K) Females

  • Purnamaya Rai ( 5 hrs 24 min 00 sec hrs): “Running is much easier with these shoes, better grip and much more comfortable.”
  • Nirkala Kulung (5 hrs 38 min   01 sec hrs): “The shoes are a pleasure to my feet. Now, my feet are less sore after a run.”

Everest Ultra (62K)

  • Tirtha Bahadur Tamang(6 hrs 36 min 13 sec): “ The Suunto watch is simply extraordinary, now I can run and monitor my heart rate on the go and stay connected through the smart watch. A must have watch for trail runners. “
  • Purna Tamang(6 hrs 45 min 05 sec): “ With GPS tracking and storm alarms, I am well protected. Thanks to the watch I won through Everest Marathon.”
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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..