VIENNA, Oct 12: Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge made athletics history on Saturday when he became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours although his remarkable effort will not be recognized by the sport’s governing body.
RASUWA, May 10: Preparations for the Gosaikunda Helambu Marathon, which is scheduled to be held on Saturday, have been completed, said organizer. The organizer Helambu Trail Running Club said that the preparations of the tournament have been completed and that the club is ready to host it.
KATHAMDNU, March 12: Tirtha Pun of Baglung and Kanchi Maya Koju of Bhaktapur have won the men’s and women’s categories of Aarati Strips Seventh Dharan 10K Marathon hosted by Dharan Run in Dharan on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The 13th edition of Safal International Marathon is set to start in Pokhara on February 19. The city marathon, sponsored by Safal Dairy Nepal, is being organized by former marathon players in the tourist city of Pokhara.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon has conferred the 'Mount Everest Marathon Goodwill Prize' on Namgyal Yangmo of Kargil – the winner of women's category in Half Marathon event of Kargil International Marathon.
KATHMANDU, May 22: The first Annapurna Marathon is set to kick off on the occasion of Annapurna Sanctuary Tourism Festival on June 3. Speaking at a press meet organized in Kathmandu on Monday, the tournament coordinator Rishi Bhandari informed that the players will complete a track race of 42.195 km starting from Annapurna base camp to Macchapuchhre base camp.
RASUWA, May 20: Departmental Team Tribuhuvan Army Club’s Khagendra Bahadur Bhat completed the run in 3 hours 49 minutes and 27 seconds to win the third Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) International Langtang Marathon for Men held in Rasuwa on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, May 17: The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon is set to organize the 15th Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon in the Khumbu region on May 29 which will see a total of 200 runners taking part from 31 countries.
KATHMANDU, April 8: Run for Parkinson, a 5-km marathon run, was inaugurated on Saturday in Kathmandu. The event was jointly organized by Parkinson Nepal in collaboration with Rotary Club of Rajdhani, Inner Wheel Club of Rajdhani, Everest Bank Ltd and Vogue Ad and Events.
LUMBINI, Feb 14: The fourth Lumbini peace marathon is going to be organized on March 1 on the occasion of Fagu Purnima with an objective of preserving and promoting Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, and heritage.
SINGAPORE, Oct25: Venus Williams produced a vintage display full of guts and determination to grind out a 7-5 6-7(3) 7-5 victory over Jelena Ostapenko in their White Group encounter at the WTA Finals on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: To mark the 38th World Tourism Day 2017, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Jeetendra Dev, unveiled world’s first spiritual sports and world’s first peace marathon – Lumbini Peace Marathon which is being held every year in Nepal on the full moon day of Falgu Poornima, the auspicious day when Siddhartha Gautam returned to his home country as an Enlightened Buddha.
KATHMANDU, March 24: Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) is organizing the second edition of TAAN International Langtang Marathon under men's and women's categories in Langtang region on April 25.
KAPILVASTU, March 13: Hom Lal Shrestha of the Tribhuvan Army Club became the champion of the Third Lumbini Peace Marathon held in Lumbini on Sunday. Hom finished the 42.19 kilometers race in 2 hours 22 minutes and 36 seconds and bagged a purse of Rs 100,000.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Armed Police Force (APF) athlete Kanchhi Maya Koju on Friday secured first place finish with record time in women's half marathon under Pinkathon Kathmandu 17, aimed at empowering women and raising awareness against breast cancer.