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General and specific information for race time from the race Doctor

General information from Dr Ben Winrow. http://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 … Continue reading

Karuna discount

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 … Continue reading

Lizzy Hawker to run the Manaslu Mountain Trail Race

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 … Continue reading

2013: Anna Frost and Lizzy Hawker return to Nepal

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 … Continue reading

Fundraising on the Manaslu Trail race

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 … Continue reading

2014 entry list so far

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 … Continue reading

Manaslu 2014, arrival details

1. Welcome to Nepal We will meet you at the airport and pick you up and take you to the hotel. You must fill this form in – Flight Arrival Time form – so that the transport company has accurate information. If for … Continue reading

Race doctors speak: Dr Suvash Dawadi & Dr Beth McElroy

In green, Dr Pranav. In blue, Seth Wolpin. This short tale is set at the stunning location of Hinang Monastery. Seth was getting a fast start to be ahead getting on to the narrow trail through the forest. The start … Continue reading

Micro spikes recommended

Microspikes. They’re not really designed for deep snow or slopes, but they help a lot. As you will certainly know, in 2014 snowfall brought by Cyclone Hudhud gave rise to a disaster in the Annapurna region of Nepal. In 2013 a … Continue reading

Emergency contact with race

Should you need to contact a participant urgently, you can do so via Thuraya’s free sms service. Please bear the following points in mind: We check the phone in the mornings (6am) and evenings (6pm) Nepal time and some locations … Continue reading