Kantipur Half Marathon 2018

Kantipur Half Marathon 2018 To Be Held on 19th May

The eighth edition of Kantipur Half Marathon – Kantipur Half Marathon 2018 is going to be held on 19th May 2018 (5th Jestha, 2075) this year. The marathon will start at 7 A.M. sharp and the participants are requested to arrive at the Kantipur Publications office, Thapathali, Kathmandu at 6 A.M.

Kantipur Half Marathon 2017. Image: Kantipur Half Marathon

Kantipur Half Marathon 2017. Image: Kantipur Half Marathon

Similar to the previous edition of this kind, Kantipur Half Marathon 2018 will be hosted by Kantipur Publications Pvt. Ltd this year as well. Kantipur’s marathon is known to be one of the premier events in Nepali marathon history. The official slogan for Kantipur Half Marathon 2018 is “Run for Prosperity.”

"Run For Prosperity" - The Official Slogan for Kantipur Half Marathon 2018

“Run For Prosperity” – The Official Slogan for Kantipur Half Marathon 2018

According to the official Kantipur Marathon website, Kantipur Half Marathon 2018 features 3 types of races – Half Marathon (21.1 km), Corporate & Media Run (5 km), and a Wheelchair Race.

There are exciting prizes for the winners of Kantipur Half Marathon 2018. The top six runners in Half Marathon (21.1 km) are assured of cash prizes. Both the champions will walk away with NPR. 50, 000 each and two Runner Scooters. Runner-ups will be taking home NPR. 30, 000; meanwhile, the third-placed winners will receive NPR. 20, 000 in both the categories and runners in the 5th and 6th position will receive a cash prize of NPR. 5, 000 and NPR. 3, 000 respectively.

The top 3 winners in the Wheel Chair Race in both men’s and women’s categories will be awarded equal cash prizes.  Winners of both men’s and women’s events will earn NPR. 20, 000 each, while the second and third-placed athletes will earn NPR. 10, 000 and NPR. 5, 000 in both the categories.

If you are interested and want to participate in the Kantipur Hero Half Marathon 2018, you can download the registration form for one of the three categories mentioned on the website, print the form and submit the filled up form at the central office of Kantipur Publication Pvt. Ltd. located at Thapathali, Kathmandu. Make sure you read the registration details and requirements prior to registering your name for the event. The deadline for submitting forms is 12th May 2018.

Please visit the official website of Kantipur Half Marathon 2018 for more details.