3rd Panch Pokhari Trail Half Marathon to be Held on 15 August
– Sahas Bhandari/Nepalayatimes
Kathmandu: Sport Development Committee of Panchpokhari Thangpal Rural Municipality and Panchpokhari Thangpal Rural Municipality Sindhupalchowk is going to organize 3rd Panch Pokhari Trail Half Marathon-2019 on 15 August 2019.
In a Press conference held at Kathmandu, Tashi Sherpa the chairman of Panchapokhari Rural Municipality said that the half marathon -2019 is going to be organized with an aim of exposing the Panchokhari region to the international community and promoting tourism in the wake of Nepal visit year 2020.
Panchpokhari is one of 100 destinations announce by Nepal Government in last year. ‘Sports for Tourism Promotion is a major slogan has been set by the organizer for this event.
Organizer informs that 155 participants will be participating from Nepal Army, Armed Police Force, Nepal Police, and individuals.
The first cash prize is Rs 50,000, Rs 30,000, 20,000, 10,000 and Rs 5000 is Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth. And for the participants from Sindhupalchowk will be awarded a separate cash prize of Rs 15000 for first, Rs 10,000 for the second, Rs 5000 for the third winner.