Pokhara – Preparations for the 17th successful Pokhara International Marathon organized by the Nepal Ex-Players Forum have started.
Hariprasad Parajuli, the president of the forum, said that preparations for the 17th successful Pokhara International Marathon, which will be held on February 6, have started.
According to Parajuli, the winner of the Pokhara Marathon will get 5 lakhs in cash. The prize money has been increased to 1 lakh this year from 4 lakhs last year.
For the marathon 42.195 km, the prize money has been increased for second, third and consolation. According to Chairman Parajuli, there are 3 lakh, 2 lakh and 30 thousand cash prizes for second, third and consolation respectively.
The winner of Gandaki province will also receive a separate cash prize. According to the platform, the first, second and third place winners of Gandaki province will receive cash of 50, 30 and 20,000 respectively.
Half marathon women will get 150,000 for the first, 100,000 for the second, 75,000 for the third and 15,000 for the consolation prize. The winner of the 10 km women’s and men’s race will get 3 lakhs, while the second runner-up will get 20 thousand and the third runner-up will get 15 thousand.