GEOGRAPHIC EXPEDITIONS ADVENTURE ULTRA MARATHON
Nepal Himalaya offers challenging and daring feat beside mountaineering and other adventure sports, As the country provides immense culture within dramatic change of landscapes, temperature from low land tropic to mild alpine climate to arctic dry and icy zone. Around this high country with various adventure sports possibilities like Nepal Himalaya marathon and Ultra Marathon equally becoming popular running on the high hills and ridges with stunning snowcapped mountain backdrops.
One of the most famous Ultra Marathon at present is THEM (Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon) which takes place every year in May 29th tribute to legendry Tenzing and Hillary who summitted Mt. Everest in 1953 on May 29th.
The golden jubilee was held in 2003 with first THEM Marathon from Everest Base Camp 5,337 meters below close to Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers, the run starting at 7 a.m. to finishing line at famous Namche Bazaar 3,440 m high. Covering a distance of little more 55 k.m. with full support from Ultra Marathon sports committee this is one of the first officially registered marathon events with proper logistic arrangement for the runners. At present listed as world highest Ultra Marathon in backdrop of Mt. Everest and adjoining peaks running from glaciers to traditional villages and into lovely alpine forested area. The event completes with pomp and ceremony at Namche Bazaar honoring brave and daring runners on this famous THEM Ultra Marathon.
Beside THEM Ultra marathon there are few Ultra events that takes place around Nepal, Jiri to Everest, Annapurna circuit Ultra marathon, Annapurna base camp to Pokhara. So whatever your interests are? We have them for you where you can enjoy tasting your abilities, stamina and physical conditions Ultra marathon will certainly amazes you with experience of a life time adventure.