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):


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

  • 1st: XA PRO 3D (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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Date: 29th May,2020 

Welcome to the world of Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon. Good Morning World, Good Morning Marathon Runners. Today is our : 
Tenzing Hillary Mount Everest Marathon Day :
May 29: World’s Highest Marathon
The photo below:  Greek Ambassador at Namche Bazar Hill, Crowning the Runner with Bodhi Tree Crown Tiara. Marathon was Born in Greece. 
In Greece, they do it with Olive Tree Branch Tiara, but in Nepal, Bikram re-invented it with Bodhi Tree Crown (पिपल को हाँगा), symbolising Buddha, his Enlightenment Tree and Buddha’s own country Nepal.
We have merged this Year’s Marathon Event with 2021 May 29 Event, due to Corona Pandemic.
Warm Good Wishes from:
Bikram Pandey KAAJI
Concept Man & Event Creator
परिकल्पनाकार तथा शोध लेखनदास
Project 2021 : We are planting Trees along our Marathon Route with cooperation from National Park. The Sapling Plant will be the “One” most preferred or favoured by local Musk Deers to support their Habitat. Our Slogan will be :
1. Plant a Tree for some one you LOVE. 
2. Plant a Tree to Leave your “Token of Love” of Goodwill for the future Generation
Book your Place now, be Friends with Mount Everest Musk Deers : “MEMD” : Write to :