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2014 entry list so far

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A good number of participants this year, though sadly some had to drop out at the last minute due to injury and personal / family reasons. Looking forward to welcoming all of the participants this weekend. We also welcome Lizzy Hawker who’s going to be gently hiking around and assisting with start finishes and course marking, […]

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Fundraising on the Manaslu Trail race

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On the 2013 race, Karen Carrington, an American resident of Shanghai competed to raise money for children to have necessary surgery that they could not otherwise afford, through the charity Heart 2 Heart. Congratulations to Karen for all her hard work in raising this money to make such a difference to these children, and their […]

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2013: Anna Frost and Lizzy Hawker return to Nepal

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Perhaps the best thing about multi-stage races are the great people you meet. People from diverse countries, backgrounds, with diverse careers, and there’s a lot of time to get to know each other. In the out of the way places we visit, nobody is particularly busy, and there are few distractions, just time in the […]

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Lizzy Hawker to run the Manaslu Mountain Trail Race

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Lizzy Hawker loves the mountains and where better to find mountains than the Himalaya. She’s been several times to Nepal, always completing a tough running challenge, from the Everest Sky Race, (parts of) The Great Himalaya Trail, the 319km Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu run and so on. The Manaslu Race will provide good training […]

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Karuna discount

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Karuna are making our simple, no fanciness t-shirts. Their speciality is clothing from natural fabrics. For instance they have t-shirts made from Bamboo which is incredibly and unusually soft. Very kindly, they’re giving all of us 25% of the marked price of their items in the shop which is just 200m from the race hotel. […]

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General and specific information for race time from the race Doctor

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General information from Dr Ben Winrow. https://www.mdtravelhealth.com/destinations/asia/nepal.php To all competitors – please read the above link and ensure you are up to date with all vaccinations – it is your responsibility to ensure you are adequately covered to avoid preventable and serious disease. It is also important that you visit your dentist prior to coming […]

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More pictures from Manaslu

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Thanks to Felix Weizman who just wrote to me via the manaslucircuittrek.com website. I set this up with some people from the area to let people know that a) the trek is great and b) it is possible to do without camping. Hopefully it is helping the people of the area benefit from tourism. Felix […]

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Your race doctor is a very nice man called Ben.

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As you can imagine, with any sporting event, safety of the competitors is of paramount concern for the organisers. For a one day event, it’s relatively easy to find a paramedic, a doctor and even have an ambulance on standby. But for a multi-day event in the roadless mountains, you have to search for a […]

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Lisa Tamati to join the Manaslu Mountain Trail race

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Here’s great news. New Zealand’s Lisa Tamati will be coming to run Manaslu this November. North face Athlete Lisa’s endurance running CV is longer than most of our running strides. Click the image below to download Lisa’s bio document and get to know her a bit! For the other competitors, this is a great opportunity […]

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Manaslu your desktop

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If you’d like a change of scene on your computer, here is a really nice image which you can download and set as your desktop. A Facebook header image is here too. Share with friends who desktops need beautifying. Or right-click to download here.

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What race entrants are saying about themselves and the race

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So far we have a diverse group of entrants from Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia/NZ (and some other places) also with a range of running experience – from experienced ultra-runners to relative novices determined to present themselves with a big challenge. There is certainly going to be a race at the front, and there will […]

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