KATHMANDU: The Mt. Everest Diamond Jubilee Marathon Competition is going to be organised by the Journalists Association of Tourism (JAT).
At a news conference organised by JAT here today, General Secretary of JAT, Sanjok Acharya, said that media persons working at different print and electronic media houses of national level would participate in the competition to be held on June 7.
The competition is to be held under the slogan 'We media persons in heritage preservation campaign'.
A total of 100 male and female journalists would compete in the competition. The winners of first, second and third position in women's and men's category would receive Rs. 5,000, Rs. 3,000 and Rs. 2,000 respectively.
The marathon would be started from Basantapur Durbar Square and will be concluded after reaching Basantapur after going through different parts of town including New Road, Ratna Park, Jamal and Bhadrakali.