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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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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..