Country: NEPAL
Discipline: Climbing
Time: 41 min


Story of ordeal of high altitude runner Hari Bahadur from Humla who won his first race the age of eight. His first real break came at the 26th National Athletics Meet in Kathmandu in 1985 where he came in first in the 5 km race and second in the 10 km race. Since then Hari Bahadur has won every other major national long distance run and participated in over 28 international events. Later, Bahadur is getting famous as the Everest Runner. The Everest Marathon is a full marathon held every eighteen months and is widely considered as the world’s highest marathon. Hari has won the last three of these races. He won the Eighth Everest Marathon in June 1999 in 3 hours 50 minutes and 23 seconds, beating his own former record of 3 hours 56 minutes and 10 seconds. A tale of hard work and determination.