Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon was held on 29th May 2010. The marathon which started from Khumbu Ice-fall(5,360m) and ended at Namche Bazaar (3,445m), saw the participation of 103 athletes- 69 Nepalese and 34 foreigners.
Phurba Tamang was the first to complete the marathon with a timing of 3hrs, 41min, 20sec. Sudip Kulung (4:02:35) of Solukhumbu finished second and Samir Tamang (4:05:10) of Tribhuvan Army Club came third. The winners took cash prizes of USD 1000,500 & 300.The prizes were given away by the French and Malaysian ambassadors, his excellencies Henry Gilles Garault and Dato Ilankovan Kolandavelu.
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