Preview of the 2019 100 km race!

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Who better to give an opinion about the 2019 race courses than the winner of the 2019 100 km race, Simon Castro-Wooldridge. Here he after the finish of the race, trying to peel off his socks. I am sure you are all familiar with that look on his face. The routes have changed slightly this […]


Join a Fastest Known Time attempt on the Annapurna Circuit

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The Annapurna circuit is 218 km with approx 10,000m up and down, including crossing the 5,400m Thorung-La pass. In April 2017 a Greek runner named Lefteris Paraskevas set a splendid fastest known time of 68 hours 22 minutes. It’s an enormous challenge, which few people have undertaken. Do you want to add your name to the […]


Dashain & Tihar Festivals 2019

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Tihar Festival Tihar Festival in Nepal is, essentially, the equivalent of Deepavali in India and other Hindu lands. Year Date Day Holiday 2019 27 Oct Sun Laxmi Puja 28 Oct Mon Govardhan Puja 29 Oct Tue Bhai Tika Dashain Festival Dashain Festival is a popular holiday among both Hindus and Buddhists in Nepal. Read more […]


Guo-Min Deng Comes to Annapurna

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Welcome to Annapurna 100 Guo-Min Deng! Guomin Deng is Salomon team athlete in China who earned 824 points in ITRA and has had very good performances in many races in 2018. What are you expecting about the Annapurna course compared to others? The track is very interesting and rich. There are primitive deep forests, snow mountain […]


Useful links for ultra runners before the 2018 race!

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Want help to book a flight to Pokhara? It’s a flat rate of $125 one way, but 30 minutes instead of 6-7 hours on the road. https://annapurna100.com/book-a-flight/ Still need a hotel in Pokhara or Kathmandu? Fill in this form, we have options for you with some of the other runners. https://annapurna100.com/hotel-booking-request/ Interested in the race […]


2015 race postponement

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Dear all participants/sponsors/friends, I deeply regret that the Main Organisors decided to postpone the 9th Annapurna 100K/50K Race due to the reasons stated below in the interest of the safety and security of all participants coming from abroad and prevention of problematic situation and inconvenience this sad decision had to be taken and the new […]


Race director’s 2013 race report

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Aite and Manikala retain their crowns and Hong Kong sweeps foreign category in the mens 100km and ladies 50km. Race report by Ramesh Bhattachan  MoD, Amiam (UK), 2GR, Race Director The 7th Annapurna 100 Race was held on Saturday 9th March 2013 starting from the beautiful touristic village of Dhampus, lying in the shadow of […]


Discounts and offers for 2012 participants

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We’re negotiating various discounts and offers with companies we know to offer good services. Hopefully this will make your time in Pokhara a little easier. You’ll find this info in your welcome pack at registration. Sherpa Adventure Gear Sherpa Adventure Gear are also a sponsor of the race. Race participants can get 10 % off […]


PRE RACE INFO #1

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Just a quick pointer to new things on the site (not much!): Important: we need your passport number before 25th December. Newsletter #1 and newsletter #2 went out for participants. And newsletter #3 is here! We added a list of registered foreign runners on the site here. Sorry to the 6 French runners – you’re […]


Ultrarunners Longitudinal TRAcking (ULTRA) Study

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If you are a regular ultra runner, and have not seen this already, you may be interested to partake and help the medical community understand what we’re doing to our bodies! Have you ever wondered if running long distances is healthy? Even though the answer to this question might not change our behavior, it’s been […]