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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Everest Marathon – Highest Marathon in World- Phurba Tamang's Hatrick

Phurba Tamang finish his hatric completing Everest Marathon in 3 hours 41 minutes 31 second marathon route is about 42 km Phurba gets 1000 dollors. Before this season Phurba is also an winner of 2009 and 2010. In women's category Ang Phuti Shrepa became champion for 5th time of everest marathon. Everest Marathon is listed in Guinness Book of World Records as the highest Marathon in the world.

This marathon's starting point is Everest base camp at Gorak Shep (17000 feet) finish at the Namche Bajar (11,300 feet)

Race is organize by non-profit charity organization Bufo Ventures Ltd, UK, money rased by this competition will use in good cause like to support health and educational projects in rural Nepal and other charity funds.

Winners of Everest Marathon

1st - Phurba Tamang (1000 dollars)

2nd – Kumar Raj Bhandari (500 dollars)

3rd - Sudeep Kulung Rai (300 dollars)

Winner Women's

1st - Ang Phuti Sherpa (500 Dollars)

2nd – Mingma Lama (300 dollars)

3rd – Tashi Janbu Lama (200 dollars)

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