Langtang Marathon event on 25 April
0 Comments 26 Mar 2017 ADV
Under two categories of men and women Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) is operating second edition of Langtang Marathon in Langtang trekking region on April 25.
On Friday, TAAN operated press meet and informed that event is being operated to release the message that the trekking region Langtang is very safe for adventure trekking. Langtang region was totally destroyed by two year back earthquake disaster in 2015.
General Secretary of Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal Mr Karna Lama informed that they want to spread message to worldwide that one of the main trekking destination Langtang is safe now for travel and explore. TAAN also want to refresh tourist activities in the region. In order to make international event TAAN changed to full marathon from half marathon of last year.
Beside this, they want to make Nepal as best destination for sports tourism in worldwide to attract to impress domestic tourism too. TAAN is committed to promote internal tourists to the Langtang region too.
As per TAAN mentioned that the organization planning to create an international event in future and hoping of 200 international runners’ participation within five years time. In this second edition they hope to attend twenty foreigners’ runners in the event.
The Langtang Marathon will start from Kyanjin Gompa of Langtang national park and finish at Syabrubesi going through Ghada tabela and Lingling.
Top 3 finishers of the event will be awarded USD 1000, USD 750 and USD 500 respectively in both categories. Some who wish to join the event have to pay Rs 1700 for Nepali and Rs 5500 for internationals foreigners.
The total expenses of event is hoping to be Rs 4.2 million and the amount will be collected from internal sources.
Source: My republica
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