KATHMANDU, Dec 8: When the words spread that a Nepali athlete named was leading the race in men’s marathon, many were in utter disbelief.

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.

Nepalgunj Marathon on November 23

September 30, 2019 13:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Creative Hands is set to organize the fifth edition of Nepalgunj Marathon on November 23, according to a press release issued on Sunday.

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.

Pun, Koju win Dharan marathon

March 12, 2019 09:45 am

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.

Ultramarathon from Jan 30

January 13, 2019 13:22 pm

DAMAULI, Jan 13: The 2nd Byas Ultra Marathon is to take place on coming January 30 under the auspices of the Byas municipality.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Lumbini Peace Marathon has announced to organize Bodh Gaya  Enlightenment Marathon in Bodh Gaya of India in September 2020.

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.

Jumla Altra Marathon kicks off

July 11, 2018 10:46 am

JUMLA, July 11: Jumla Altra Marathon aimed at promoting  tourism development in Karnali Province has kicked off.

SURKHET, June 24: The Jumla-Rara Ultra Marathon 2018 is kicking off from Jumla on July 11.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Bhim Bahadur Gurung has clinched the Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon 2018 title that was held in the Everest region of Solukhumbu district on Tuesday.

KATHMANDUl MBhim Bahadur Gurung has clinched the title of Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon 2018 held in the Everest region in Solukhumbu district on May 29.

1st Annapurna Marathon on June 3

May 22, 2018 09:21 am

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, May 16: More than 200 runners from 31 countries are participating in 15th series of Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon 2018 that is being held in Khumbu region on May 29, 2018.

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.

KAPILVASTU, March 2: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club’s Homlal Shrestha has won the Lumbini Peace Marathon title for two straight years.

KAPILVASTU, March 1:  Homlal Shrestha of Nepal Army has won the title of 4th Lumbini Peace Marathon organized in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha on Thursday.

4th Lumbini peace marathon on March 1

February 14, 2018 15:38 pm

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.

Lumbini Peace Marathon in March

February 6, 2018 09:20 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Lumbini Peace Marathon and Adventure Sports Nepal are jointly organizing the fourth Lumbini Peace Marathon in Lumbini next month.

Budha wins Nepalgunj marathon

November 22, 2017 07:19 am

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 21: Durga Bahadur Budha of Jumla won the third edition of the Nepalgunj Marathon on Tuesday.

Budha wins Nepalgunj marathon

November 22, 2017 07:19 am

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 21: Durga Bahadur Budha of Jumla won the third edition of the Nepalgunj Marathon on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Kenyan runner Philip Yiego won the Mount Everest Marathon Goodwill Prize in Kanchenjunga Marathon held in Sikkim, India last week.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Kenyan runner Philip Yiego has won the Mount Everest Marathon Goodwill Prize in the Kanchenjunga Marathon held in Sikkim, India, last week.

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.

Lumbini Peace Marathon to be held on March

September 27, 2017 17:31 pm

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.

TAAN Langtang marathon on April 25

March 24, 2017 21:10 pm

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.

Hom Lal wins Lumbini marathon

March 13, 2017 09:31 am

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.

LUMBINI, March 12: Hom Lal Shrestha of Nepal Army won the Lumbini Peace Marathon held in Gautam Buddha's birth-place Lumbini on Sunday.

Kanchhi wins half marathon in record time

February 25, 2017 09:19 am

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.

Saud wins international marathon

February 18, 2017 17:47 pm

POKHARA, Feb 18: Nawaraj Saud of Nepali Army has won the 11th Safal Pokhara International Marathon held here Saturday.

Army dominates Peace Marathon

November 21, 2016 09:53 am

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 20: Tribhuvan Army Club dominated the the second edition of Nepalgunj Peace Marathon winning one to six positions of top eight on Sunday.

NAMCHE BAZAR, Oct 6: Suman Kulung, 25, who has been working as a porter for trekkers in the Everest region has won the Second Royal Penguin Ultra Marathon in the Everest region on Wednesday.