Local Nepali Runners


The Original Everest Marathon 2020

Tuesday 24th November 


  • There are 20 places in 2020 for Nepali runners who are resident in Nepal
  • Cost NR 6,500 - each entry is subsidised by 50%
  • Places will be given to the runners who register first
  • Everyone who wants to enter must attend the registration & briefing in Namche Bazaar on Wednesday 11th November. 


You will need :

     - to sign the race declaration form 

     - bring your National Identity card and number

     - have all your race kit with you for inspection

     - to pay for your entry


You can register in two ways:

  • In person at Namche Bazaar. It is not possible to register for someone else.
  • To make sure you secure your place before registration, you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..        


Your registration fee gives you:             

  • Insurance for the race                  
  • Bivi bag
  • Whistle
  • Warm hat
  • OEM top
  • Food and drink during the race
  • Dinner and bed for one night after the race                  
  • OEM medal - if you complete the marathon
  • OEM certificate - if you complete the marathon                             


Marathon Procedure

  • Everyone entering the OEM needs to attend the Medical check and Kit Check before the race
  • The Medical and Kit check is held at Lobuche at 09.00hrs on Monday 23rd November
  • You must arrive at Lobuche the night before, on the night of Sunday 22nd November
  • You must attend the race briefing and practice start at Gorak Shep on Monday 23rd November at 16.00hrs 


Marathon kit

The following clothing and equipment must be worn or carried throughout the race:

  • Long sleeved thermal top – merino with a zip neck is ideal
  • Full length tights – a thicker winter version will be more use than thin summer lycra
  • Additional warm top – fleece or a light down or synthetic jacket or pullover
  • Rain and windproof jacket with a hood
  • Rain and windproof over trousers
  • Gloves or mittens – winter warmth
  • Hat or balaclava – winter weight (supplied)
  • Whistle on a neck cord (supplied)
  • Bivvy bag (supplied)
  • Head torch with new batteries
  • Emergency food - chocolate, energy bar or dried fruit
  • Map of the route (supplied)
  • Running sack - large enough to carry spare clothes and kit, 10 - 20litres
  • 2 race numbers – one worn on your front, the other on your pack


  • Lycra or short shorts
  • Running vest
  • Lightweight running gloves



Men & Women

1st          £300 

2nd         £250 

3rd         £200

1st V40   £150 


The Marathon

evaxyx Sponsors the OEM



RAB Sponsors the OEM

RAB and the OEM





Up and Running Sponsors the OEM

Up and Running and the OEM


Injinji Sponsors the OEM

injini and the OEM





Ultimate Direction Sponsors the OEM

Ultimate Direction and the OEM


Pete Bland Sports Sponsors the OEM

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