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Mt. Annapurna Marathon named after a mountain peak called Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), starts from the East Face altitude of 4395m. The Marathon is being organized to celebrate first successful ascent on 8000m peak (Mt. Annapurna) by the French Team led by Maurice Herzog in the history of mountaineering in June 03, 1950. Mount Annapurna is situated North of Pokhara Valley at 28°35′42″N 83°49′08″E / 28.595°N 83.819°E in Nepal.
Mt. Annapurna Marathon is a tribute to Late Dr. Harka Bahadur Gurung, who was the first Tourism Minister of Nepal and an expert on mountain tourism. Dr. Gurung made a tremendous contribution to the development of Nepalese Tourism under his visionary leadership as Tourism Minister of Nepal.
It is also being organized to honour Maurice Herzog, an intrepid climber who is living in good health in France for putting Nepal in the international map of tourism through writing books and lectures.
The organizer of Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon is proud to have launched this Marathon on June 03, 2011 to celebrate the Nepal Tourism Year 2011 with unique event like Annapurna Marathon celebrating the success of Maurice Herzog & honouring Late Dr. Harka Bahadur Gurung in the field of Mountaineering Sports & Adventure Sports heights envisaged by two great heroes.
The briefing session will held on 26th Oct at Hotel Shankar premises (Kathmandu) at 1730 hrs.
Start from 25th Oct (Kathmandu), Trek start on 28th Oct (Pokhara), Event on 5th Nov(Annapurna Base Camp) & Event End on 8th Nov 2016