Everything Ready for the First Edition of the Everest Trail Race 2011

12 Nov 2011 00:00
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Press Release

Katmandú, 12th November 2011.- Next 15th November first edition of the EVEREST TRAIL will set up. It is a foot race with 6 stages, a length of 160 kilometers and a difference in ascend and descend gradient of +/- 25.000 meters in the Himalaya of Nepal.

The Organization already is in Kathmandu where it has been able to check the typology of the terrain in addition to get used to a climate and a very different lifestyle to the western European one.

The twenty-three Spaniards, one French and two Nepali runners at the start line next 15th November will have an only opportunity to run near of “the columns of the world”: Everest, Lothse, Ama Dablam, Tamseku, Kangtega, Makalu, Kanchenjunga…

Stages of first edition of the Everest Trail Race will be:

15 November. Stage 1. Jiri – Bhandar. 20,8 km. Ascent gradient: 1975 m. Descend gradient: 1820 m.

16 November. Stage 2. Bhandar – Taktur. 26,7 km. Ascent gradient: 3486 m. Descent gradient: 2396 m.

17 November. Stage 3. Taktur – Kharikhola. 30 km. Ascent gradient: 1972 m. Descent gradient: 3000 m.

18 November. Stage 4. Kharikhola – Monjo. 32,5 km. Ascent gradient: 2579 m. Descent gradient: 1975 m.

19 November. Stage 5. Monjo – Kumjun. 18,5 km. Ascent gradient: 2061 m. Descent gradient: 1038 m.

20 November. Stage 6. Kumjun – Lukla. 21,8 km. Ascent gradient 1129 m. Descent gradient: 2014 m.

Participants who finish first edition will have in their legs a total of 150,3 kilometers, with a total of 25.444 accumulated meters (13.202 positive meters – 12.242 negative meters).

Participants of this first edition are:

1.- JORDI AUBESO MARTINEZ 2.- ARTURO MANZANEDO RUIZ 3.- CARLES MITJA SARVISE 4.- ERNEST CASTELLA ORTIZ 5.- CRISTINA BOMBARDO GABERNET 6.- EDUARDO AGUIRRE RUIZ 7.- JOAN MAYMO JIMENEZ 8.- ANTONIO GARDEÑAS LLORENTE 9.- MONICA AGUILERA VILADOMIU 10.- DIEGO ANTONIO BONILLA GARCIA 11.- JUAN GRAU MONTANER 12.- BERNARD BERGE 14.- JULIO M. ASTUDILLO RODRIGUEZ 15.- RICARDO VICENTE CORREDERA 16.- LUIS ALONSO MARCOS 17.- VICENTE JUAN GARCIA BENEITO 18.- DAVID RUIZ GOMEZ 19.- MAURO REY TADEO 20.- IÑIGO IRURETAGOYENA PLAZA 21.- CARME BONADA GOMA 22.- XAVIER CASTELLSAGUE PIQUE 23.- MARTA PRAT LLORENS 24.- YOLANDA ASENSIO GARCIA 25.- BAIKUNTHA KANANDHAR 26.- BASNET KRISHNA

For more information, can contact with:

Carles Alonso Oficina de prensa de Everest Trail Race 2011 C/e. [email protected] Tel. +977 981 86 14 213