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Himalayan 100 Mile Stage Race
Oct. 16 - 23, 2014

From Darjeeling for 8 day trip

Featured in the March 1996 Runners World - UK edition 
UltraRunning Magazine's 1995 Race Results Report 

The Press Release for 2012 event is available upon request from Himalayan Run & Trek Pvt. Ltd. The following is a press release describing the 2013 event: Mr. Martin Cox (UK) won the 23rd International Himalayan 100 Mile Stage Race with an overall time of 15 Hrs. 7 Min. got the privilege to receive the Sant Nagpal Baba Memorial Gold Award with the first prize.  The second and third positions were won by Mr. Daniel Dosedel (USA) with time of 18 Hrs. 12 Min. and Mr. Gregory Barton Mickelborough (UK) with time of 19 Hrs. 21 Min. respectively. Among the females, Ms. Marit Holm (Norway) with an overall time of 17 Hrs. 56 Min. won the first prize. The second position won by Ms. Clare Glazebrook (UK) with a time of 22 Hrs. 20 Min. and Ms. Thamar Houliston (South Africa) with a time of 23 Hrs. 40 Min. was declared as third winner. This race has been declared as the most scenic race in the world.

Running 24 miles on trails in Sandakphu National Park to the village of Sandakphu at 12,000 ft. The first stage has over 10,000 feet of altitude gain. The second stage was out 10 miles on trails to Molle and back with spectacular views of Mt Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, and Makalu (four of the five highest peaks in the world). The third stage of 26 miles was out past Molle and then down to Rimbik (6350 ft) on trails. The fourth stage was 13 miles and fifth stage was 17 miles on scenic rural roads. On Nov.02, runners successfully completed all stages! 

The 100 mile course traversed isolated jungle, pine forests, and across major rivers while passing through small settlements and villages. Yaks, wild ponies, and the Red Panda were seen at higher elevations by some runners. At each overnight stop, meals were fully catered and accommodations were in rustic mountain huts. The course is most often described as the "most spectacular running course in the world" due to the panoramic views of the world's highest mountains. Sightseeing in the Darjeeling area included the famous Himalayan Mountaineering Museum, Toy Train, and important Tibetan monasteries. 

Itinerary Summary
October 16, 2014 (Thursday)

MIRIK Trip starts on arrival Bagdogra Airport which serves Darjeeling area. All meals included until trip ends at Bagdogra.Mirik LakeResort, located near Darjeeling.

 
October 17, 2014 (Friday)

MIRIK Day trip to Darjeeling.Visit Himalayan musuem,and markets. Ride famous Toy Train. Mirik Lake Resort. 

 
October 18, 2014 (Saturday)

SANDAKPHU (11815 ft) 100 Mile StageRace starts at Manybejng. (6600 ft). Stages: 24, 20, 26, 13, 17 miles. Aid station and jeep support for 24 miles. Nonrunners walk 10 mi. Bungalows. 

 
October 19, 2014 (Sunday)

SANDAKPHU (11815 ft) Views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, & Kanchenjunga all day. Trails out to Molle & back. Total 20 miles. Nonrunners optionally walk 5 mi. Bungalows. 

 
October 20, 2014 (Monday)

RIMBIK (6350 ft) Everest Challenge Marathon Views of peaks and jungle. Route: Sandakphu- Phulet-Molle-Rmbik. 26.4 miles. Nonrunners walk 10 mi. Sherpa Lodge

 
October 21, 2014 (Tuesday)

PALMAJUA (6560 ft) Follow rural road 13 miles. Bus back to Rimbik. Nonrunners visit monastery & villages. Sherpa & Tenzing Lodges. 

 
October 22, 2014 (Wednesday)

MIRIK (5500 ft) Rural scenic road 17 miles to finish at Manybejng. Bus to Mirik Resort. Awards dinner. Nonrunners walk 5-10 miles. 

 
October 23, 2014 (Thursday)

TRIP ENDS Drive to Bagdogra Airport. Connection to Delhi.

Detailed Itinerary


Stage Race (8 days trip or Marathon (4 days trip) Includes shared accommodations at Mirik Lake Resort, mountain huts at Sandakphu, lodges at Rimbik, all meals, transportation, aid stations, guides, porters, full Race support, and Bagdogra Airport transfers. 

Early Arrival at Mirik Lake Resort ........ per pax per night on twin sharing basis and ......... per night on single room  accommodation Includes meals, lodging, guided sightseeing. Early arrival allows extra time to acclimatize, recover from jet lag, visit tea estates, monasteries, and shopping markets. 

    PRE & POST CULTURAL SIGHTSEEING EXTENSIONS

     

    1.  GOLDEN TRIANGLE (DELHI/AGRA/JAIPUR)

    2.  WILDLIFE / BUDDHIST SECTOR etc..

    Itinerary and cost details contact Race Director 


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