Ultra marathon competition will be held in Shailung « News of Nepal

Ramechap. Ramechhap Shailung Ultra Marathon competition is going to be held. Organizers have said that Shailung Ultra Marathon (race competition) is going to be organized for the first time with the aim of promoting tourism in Shailung area.

The competition will be conducted on the 4th of Chaitra with the financial support of the National Sports Council. National Sports Council member secretary Tanklal Ghising informed that the purpose of the race competition which is going to be held in three different disciplines is to promote local level tourist spots among internal and external tourists.

The Shailung Ultra Marathon (running competition) which is going to be held for the first time in the district is going to be conducted in three different disciplines. In which 55 km, 25 km and 5 km distances are to be covered by the athletes participating in the competition. Female and male athletes can participate in all these three disciplines.

A cash prize of Rs.75,000 will be awarded to the first runner-up in the marathon, Rs.35,000 to the runner-up, and a certificate of Rs.20,000 to the runner-up. Similarly, 40,000 in cash will be awarded to the players who stand first in the 25 km marathon, 20,000 to the second and 10,000 to the third and 10,000 in cash and a certificate.

In the same way, 15,000 in cash will be awarded to the players who stand first in the 5 km marathon, 10,000 to the second and 5,000 to the third and 5,000 and a certificate, according to the District Sports Development Committee Ramechhap.

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