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Himalayan Rush Triathlon
31st March 2018

Himalayan Rush is a unique off-road triathlon for recreational athletes.

Over the years it has become a popular hub for both first time triathletes and off-road pros. Known for the friendly vibe as well as the intense uphill trails-we have been called the friendliest and toughest trail triathlon by many.

A triathlete with a mountain bike on a hilly trail in during Himalayan Rush Triathlon in Pokhara, Nepal.

Founded by runners and outdoor enthusiasts, the Himalayan Rush Triathlon was borne of twin loves – outdoor sports and Nepal.

It is an annual trail triathlon held in Begnas. This triathlon experience combines the thrill of trail running, cycling and fresh water swimming with a breathtaking view of the Himalayas surrounding Pokhara to give each participant a uniquely Nepali experience.

Triathletes swimming in Begnas Lake during Himalayan Rush Triathlon, Pokhara, Nepal.

Pokhara is blessed with proximity to the mountains and a temperate climate which makes it the perfect place for a race that’s easy to get to (20-minute flight from Kathmandu) and needs no high altitude training (Pokhara is actually lower in altitude than the capital city, Kathmandu).

Race categories include: Sprint and Olympic Distance Triathlon; Duathlon, Team Relay and a 5k run. Full details of categories can be found at

Triathlon participant running along Lake Begnas, surrounded by Himalayas, during Himalayan Rush, Pokhara, Nepal.

In the past participants have come from all over the world seeking a world class destination triathlon experience- UK, USA, Singapore, Malaysia, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Thailand, India and more. Many visit Nepal for the first time for the race and include travel and adventure sports activities around Nepal in their visit.

For adventurers and fitness enthusiasts, first-timers and experienced triathletes alike, Himalayan Rush is the experience of a lifetime.

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