13 July 2017 | Gorak Shep, ,Nepal

Everest marathon

Location: Gorak Shep, Nepal
Challenge level: 8
Dangers: Altitude sickness, pulmonary oedema, hypothermia
Differentiator: The world's highest marathon
Record time: 3h40m43s – Ram Kumar Raj Bhandari (Nepal), 2013

Competitors must hike for 15 days just to get to the 5,184m start of this marathon, and organisers recommend climbing two 5,500m mountains en-route to acclimatise.

The run from Gorak Shep to Namchee Bazaar (3,446m) is mostly downhill, but also has two steep uphill sections and unusual hazards such as rickety suspension bridges and yak trains.


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Race Details

Deadline

13/05/2017

Cut off Time

07h:00min

Location

Gorak Shep,, Nepal

Latitude

27.9811108

Longitude

86.8286232

BUB Number

1

Organizer Info

Contact Person

runnerspotAdmin Admin

Phone

563702649

Mobile

+971563702649

Email

wasifbinrashid@gmail.com

Address

IBM , dubai media city new address 54000 Dubai , United Arab Emirates



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