HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Nepal Investment Bank Limited (NIBL) is organising the third NIBL Heritage Marathon here on May 5. The marathon — which is organised with the theme “Run for Heritage Conservation” — includes nine events in four categories: open, foreigners, banking & financial institutions and veterans. The open section includes men’s 21km, women’s 10km, School Students (girls/boys) 5km. Foreign category include men’s 21km and women’s 10km races while the handicap category will see one-km running competition. In the banker and financial institutes category, races will held in men’s 10km and women’s 5km, while veterans event will see above-50-year 5km race. NIBL are planning to raise Rs 10 million which will be invested on the restoration project of Bhai Degah Temple in Patan Durbar Square, said the organisers on Sunday.
High School Karate
KATHMANDU: The High School Central Committee of the Nepal Karate Federation and Shito-ryu Karate-do is organising the International Karate and Kickboxing Tournament here from May 25. Around 1,400 players from Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka will compete in the four-day tournament informed Ishwor Thapa, tournament coordinator and president of the committee. The tournament — to be at the Nepal Table Tennis Training Centre — offers 40 gold medals .