Annapurna Marathon will be held on June 3, where competitors will race from Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) (4550m) to Dhampus(1770m) in Kaski district, covering a distance of 42.195 kilometers43 km. Athletes will have to race through Sinuwa Danda, Chomrong, Landruk, Tolka and Pothana to complete the race.
The marathon has been organized by various tourism organizations in memory of sociologist & scholar Late Dr. Harka Bahadur Gurung and mountaineer Maurice Herzog with the aim of promoting sports and adventure tourism in the region. Cash prizes for winners range from Rs. 50,000/- to Rs 15,000/- .
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The meeting and handling was very good and on time. We were provided lots useful tips about the Kathmandu and trek. During trek our trekking staffs were very helpful. Lodges were good with warm welcome every time. Itinerary was good and flexible and adapted to our needs.
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