Furwa Tamang from Nepal won’t this years Everest Marathon. The annual marathon saw participation saw 160 participants. 50 of those 160 participants were Nepalese.
Furwa completed the race in 3 hours 41 minutes and 33 seconds.
Kumar Rajbhandari from Nepal came second by completing the race in 2 hours 54 minutes and 51 seconds.
What is Everest Marathon?
Everest Marathon is an annual marathon competition which is held in Everest region. This year the started at Everest Base Camp and ended in Namche Bazaar.
The race is organized to remember the day Edmund Hillary and Tenjing Norge Sherpa scaled the Mt. Everest for the first time i.e. May 29th, 1953. The even was first held on 2003.