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Apr 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Annapurna Sky Race

Naya Bazar

Tukuche

Nepal

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Entry Fee $60
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $60
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no

Distance(s):

  • 26.2M
  • 16K
  • 1K

Type: Trail

Starting Elevation: 8202

High Point: 13123

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 25%

First Year of the Event: 2016

Men's Record: vertical: 55 min

Women's Record: vertical: 1.04 h

Description: Spectaculair trailrun between 2 Majestic Himalaya giants, Annapurna(8091m) & Dhaulagiri(8167m), consisting of 3 separate races. 1* Tukuche Vertical(2500m-3500m): 1000 meter altitude difference over 5,5 km starting in Tukuche, where the Dutch organiser Patrick & his Nepali wife Purna have been running the High Plains Inn since 1998. 2* Dhaulagiri View Run: 16 km between 2500m-2800m around Tukuche, through the Kali Gandaki riverbed, mountain forest and Sauru Village. Besides caring for guests P&P organise various outdoor events. 3* Annapurna Sky Race: 42 km, start and finish in Tukuche, crossing two villages, 1500 vertical meters of steep climb under the North Faces of the Nilgiri's (7000m) to the highest race point (4000m), descent to Tukuche. Social work, P&P's big passion, brings 10% of the race income to the 25 April 2015 earthquake victims.

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