Lumbini Peace Marathon, 12 March 2017 Full Moon Day

Shakya Muni Buddha Lumbini Peace Marathon has been successfully conducted despite the political turmoil and strikes in the country. Carrying a special Spiritual theme, Lumbini Marathon was held on the day Buddha returned to His Kingdom after attaining Enlightenment.
Here are the top 3 timings from Full and Half and student marathon: Prizes have been distributed in the name of Buddha’s Life Heritage sites & Great Names associated with these Buddhist Sites of Nepal.
• Full Marathon : 42: 195 km Kudan Gotihawa, Kapilvastu Tilaurakot, Niglihawa, Arorakot Dohani to Lumbini Maya Devi Garden
1st: Homlal Shrestha (2:22:36.32hrs)
Winning Lumbini ASHOKA Peace Prize Rs. 1,00,000
2nd: Gopi Chandra Parki (2:24:28.74hrs)
Winning Kapilvastu HIUEN TSANG Peace Prize Rs. 75,000
3rd: Khagendra Bhatt (2:24:41.21hrs)
Winning Mayadevi Garden U THANT Peace Prize Rs. 50,000
• Half Marathon 7+7+7 km 7 m (21km) Dohani
To Mayadevi Garden Lumbini
1st: Tirtha Pun (1:09:49hrs hrs)
Winning Kudan Nigodharam Prize Rs. 50,000
2nd: Ramji Basnet (1:10:28hrs)
Winning Gotihawa Krakuchandamuni Prize Rs 35,000
3rd: Tika Raj Katuwal (1:10:31hrs)
Winning Niglihawa Kanakmuni Prize Rs. 25,000
• Student Participation
1st: Sunil Kurmi (14 minutes 21 seconds)
2nd: Tej Bahadur Chaudhary (14 minutes 35 seconds)
3rd: Rakesh Lods (14 mins 47 seconds)
Stay Tuned for more pictures from the Marathon.

Your Responses

N24 Exclusive

View All

Why are all those Racists so Terrified? Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Racism is not a new phenomenon and while it is an ongoing daily reality for vast numbers of people, it also often bursts from the shadows to remind us that just because..