Ultra Marathon Race

TANAHUN: Byas Municipality is organising the Ultra Marathon Race here on May 12 with an aim of promoting sports tourism in the region.

The 44km race will start from Manung and go through Siddhamarga, Alaiche, Chapaghat, Bhorletar, Baireni, Pathra, Baniya Dihi Barlachi, Bahun Pokhara before ending at Martyrs Park in Pulimaryang, informed the organisers at a press meet.

Top three athletes will Rs 75,075, Rs 55,075 and Rs 35,075 respectively, while other five runners will get Rs 10,075 each, informed Byas Municipality Spokesperson Mohan Kumar Shrestha.

More than 200 athletes from across the country are expected to take part in the event.

The main organising committee has been formed under Byas Municipality Mayor Baikuntha Neupane to make the event a grand success.