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Ally stopping at the water stand  
   

Ally stopping at the water stand

Ally was one of the Scottish runners we met on the way up to Gorak Shep.
Everest Marathon

May 29th 2006
As we trekked up the trail, we kept meeting Nepali and foreign runners who were training for the Everest Marathon. This is a grueling, high altitude race over the uneven terrain from Everest Base Camp (5300 meters or 17,390 feet) back down to Namche (3440 meters or 11,290 feet). I found it hard enough to walk this trail, and I can’t believe that anyone would be crazy enough to run it. Our f ... read more
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Nepalese Flag In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more
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Tot: 1.343s; Tpl: 0.026s; cc: 14; qc: 76; dbt: 0.0343s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.5mb