Everest Marathon - Sports Tourism in Nepal
Everest Marathon is recorded in Guinness Book of World Records. Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon is an International High Altitude Adventure Sports Event being held at Mt. Everest Base Camp every year on May 29 to honor the historical ascent of first Mount Everest summiteers Late Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary.
Everest Marathon, the world's highest marathon, the Toughest Marathon and the Ultimate Mountain Race, is open for all High Altitude Running enthusiasts above 18 years of age with sound mind and body.
This Everest Marathon has been marvelously participated by huge number of participants of Nepalese and Western runners making it the world's only highest marathon and culturally local and foreign Community Event. On event at Namche Bazar 11,300 feet, the Sherpa Capital of Everest where the Ambassadors from Germany and France to Nepal as Chief Guests, glorifying this Marathon Race and morale boosting the local and international participating RUNNERS.
Everest Marathon is considered by High Altitude Mountain Runners as the world's ultimate race or the ultimate challenge of this form of extreme sport. These runners endure the harsh weather and even digest altitude sickness to experience the romantic participation in this World's only Highest Marathon Event.
Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon is being widely covered by BBC, NHK of Japan and many other National and International Electronic and Paper Media.