Himalayan 100 Mile Stage Race 2012
The Himalayan 100 Mile stage race is possibly the most spectacular ultrarunning course in the world. The event affords views of 4 out of 5 of the world’s highest peaks – Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga. The event caters for different levels of ability from 10k runner to ultrarunner and runners set their own pace. Also includes Mt. Everest Challenge Marathon and the Mt Everest Bike Rally which follows the stage run route.
- There are no age limits or cutoff times.
- There are five stages of 24 – 20 – 26 – 13 – 17 miles which are set with middle distance runners in mind.
- Starts at Manybejng. (6600 ft).
- First held in 1991.
- Oct. 27 – Nov. 03, 2012
- 2011 Mens winner Deon Braun (South Africa)18 Hrs. 16 Min.
- 2011 Womens winner – Karen Jane McGibbon (UK)24 Hrs. 14 Min.
- 2011 finish rate was 94.87%
- Race hosts: Himalayan Run & Trek
More details on the website at www.himalayan.com