This race is the latest Himalayan Challenge devised by Jan Turner and Ramesh Bhattachan. It comes with a pedigree of races behind it that includes The Everest Marathon, The Annapurna Triathlon, The Kathmandu Marathon and The Annapurna 100.

 The Starters of the first Everest Ultra 2010

The Starters of the first Everest Ultra 2010

This is The Highest Ultra in the World. Although designed to minimise risk by making the course initially a downhill start, it does include some arduos uphill sections at altitude. This is a challenging race that has a degree of risk attached to it.

All participants take part purely at their own risk and no responsibility will taken for the conditions of the course or the risks associated with altitude.

The course is on trekking paths, water stations and medical posts will be provided. All participants must be part of the tour group and come under the umbrella of the Everest Ultra Organisation. This next race will take place on March 30th 2013.

This is a purely non profit organisation raising money to promote Nepali long distance runners.