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One World Trekking Offers The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon on May 29, 2013

Marathon Distance Trail Run Begins at Mount Everest Base Camp to Celebrate the First Ascent of Mount Everest

Participant at the Everest Marathon
Participant at the Everest Marathon
Sept. 14, 2012 - PRLog -- From May 16 to June 3, 2013, One World Trekking (http://www.oneworldtrekking.com), a leader in Himalayan adventure travel for 24 years, has confirmed its special marathon running vacation to Mount Everest Base Camp to celebrate Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay’s successful ascent of Mount Everest on May 29, 1953.

“The Everest region is understandably one of the world’s most popular and spectacular hiking destinations”, says One World director Andy Crisconi. “We are now offering those who want a running challenge to participate in the world’s highest trail marathon!”, Andy continues.

The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon is probably the most adventurous trail run in the world. One World’s adventurous journey takes you to the foot of the south face of Mount Everest in Nepal. The race actually begins at Everest Base Camp near the edge of the Khumbu Icefall below the Western Cwm of Everest!

In order to acclimatize for the race, runners will first trek from Lukla, after a scenic 40 minute flight from Kathmandu, whereupon they head to Monjo Village and the following day to Namche Bazaar. On the journey to Everest Base Camp and while in the Mount Everest National Park, the runners will visit Buddhist monasteries and wander through small farming villages. The group will have the option of hiking to the top of the viewpoint peak of Kala Pattar (18,188 feet), before spending the day (and night camping) at Everest Base Camp on the very day Mount Everest was first climbed by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. The race begins at 7am sharp on May 29, 2013.

This is a special trip not to be missed and is already guaranteed to go! For more information and to receive a detailed trip itinerary, you can contact One World Trekking on 970-945-2601 or visit their website (http://oneworldtrekking.com/

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