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Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon is an international high altitude adventure sports event being held at Mt. Everest Base Camp, criss-crossing the highland sherpa trails of Khumbu valley on May 29 every year, to commemorate the historical ascent on Mt. Everest by Late Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary on May 29, 1953.

Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon is a unique event in the world, because of the following unrivaled characteristics.

 

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Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon is the highest marathon in the world with starting line at the altitude of 5,356m at the Khumbu Icefall.

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Everest Marathon runs through the highest Glaciers and Moraines around the stretch of 10/15 kms.

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This Marathon event passes through the historical route to Everest Pioneered by Late Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary while climbing Everest in 1953.

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Everest Marathon passes through the highest elevation in the world through monasteries, monuments, shortens, suspension bridges, exotic places & beautiful landscape, which are nowhere in the world. Everest Marathon also passes through world renowned heritage site: Tengboche Monastery.

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Everest Marathon meanders through the rhododendron forest, wild orchid grove and most scenic landscape in the world inhabited by Legendary Sherpa climbers.

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Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon runs through the Everest Expedition Base Camp crisscrossing the Sherpa village trails of Lobuje, Pheriche, Dingboche, Thyangboche, Khumjung, Khunde to Namche Bazaar covering the distance 42.195 kms and fulfilling the Olympic Standard.

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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 : Event.Manager@EverestMarathon.com