Pokhara International Marathon to be held on 15th February
“The prize money of the marathon has been increased to NRs 200,000 for the first position, NRs 100,000 for the second, NRs 75,000 for the third and NRs 15,000 for the fourth position,” said Man Prasad Gurung, President of the Pokhreli Manch, UK.
“We have left no stone unturned to ensure safety, security and event management,” he added.
The event will also include 10K run , wheelchair run, and run for visually impaired people, said Mr Gurung.
The event also aims to promote the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign. The interested participants can register online via official website of the event www.pokharamarathon.org, Bachaspati Regmi, media coordinator and General Secretary of the Polhareli Manch U.K. said.
The marathon was first organised in 2006 to promote Pokhara as a tourist hub. The city is now one of the ‘must-visit’ destinations for tourists travelling to Nepal.