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Listikot-Dugunagadhi Mountain Trail Race on March 5

2022 Feb 16, 10:37, Sindhupalchok

The 'Second Listikot-Dugunagadhi Mountain Trail Race' is taking place in Sindhupalchok district on March 5.

According to Nepal Army Public Relations and Information Directorate, being organized on the occasion of the upcoming Army Day, the competition aims to highlight the religious and historic importance of Dugunagadhi and Listikot, developing them as tourist destinations and expanding relations between the army and citizens. Religious places like Listimai Temple and Dugunagadhi were used during the Nepal-Tibet battle.

The 24.5 kilometers race starting from the dry port on the banks of the Bhotekoshi river goes through the new bridge before concluding at Dugunagadhi.

On the initiatives of the Army, various organizations and rural municipalities—Barhabise Municipality, Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality, and business community have coordinated the race.

Categorized into open, women, and local, the race can be participated by foreign and domestic athletes.

In the open category, the winner will receive Rs 110,000 in cash & certificates, first runner-up Rs 75,000 & certificates, and second runner-up Rs 55,000 & certificates. Similarly, in the women category, the winner will get Rs 60,000 & certificates, first runner-up Rs 35,000 & certificates and second runner-up Rs 20,000 & certificates. Also, in local category, the winner will win Rs 30,000 & certificates, first runner-up Rs 20,000 & certificates, and second runner-up Rs 15,000 & certificates.


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