After I am no more,
O Ananda! Men of belief will visit the place with faith,
Curiosity and devotion……
Lumbini, the place where I was born.
The path to ultimate peace is spiritual discipline.
-The Buddha

LEADED BY THE LEGEND..
Baikuntha Manandhar, Race Director of Lumbini Marathon, is a Nepali Legendary marathon runner with following achievements:
  • 4 time Olympic runner
  • 3 consecutive South Asian Games gold medalist
  • SAG record holder
  • Pulsar Sports Life Time Achievement Award
  • Prithivi Award 2072 winner
Baikuntha Manandhar(Race Director)

Student/General

Less than 16 yrs

Half Marathon

16 yrs & above

Full Marathon

18 yrs & above

Aims and Objectives

  1. Developing Lumbini as a destination both locally and internationallyBenefits to all stakeholders through
  2. Benefits to all stakeholders through trousim in Lumbini from Hotels, Restaurants, Transport, Guides etc.
  3. Making Lumbini a 2-day must destination by popularizing lesser known sites such as Kudan Stupa, and Kapilavastu – former kingdom of Lord Buddha.
 

5 km Marathon

Designed especially for Student Participants, the 5km marathon will start from Lumbini Maya Devi garden and makes a loop around the central canal. Developed to invigorate athletics and history of Lumbini amongst young generations, the 5KM marathon will only be open to students below 16 years of age.
Age limit: Below 16 years

21 km marathon

Starting from Pakadi, the 21KM marathon moves along the main way heading towards the Lumbini area. The marathon passes through places such as Bakshaur and moves towards the Lumbini conservation area ending at Maya Devi Garden. Age limit: 16 years and above

42.195 Km Marathon

Starting near the archeological remains of the ancient Shakya City which now falls in modern day Tilaurakot, the full marathon mimics the exact route which is believed to have been taken by Siddhartha to escape from the castle in search of enlightenment. The route then heads towards Niglihawa, the birthplace of Kanakmuni Buddha. The track then heads towards Araorakot (the natal town of Kanakmuni Buddha) and Pakadi and then meets the Taulihawa Road before reaching Maya Devi Garden, the finishing point.
Age limit: 18 years and above

Marathon Packages

Run for Lumbini, Run for Buddhist Pancha Sheel and spread the Message of World Peace

Standard Description

  • Day 1

    ARRIVAL AT KATHMANDU

    Arrive Kathmandu – night at Kathmandu. O/N basic Hotel

  • Day 2

    SIGHTSEEING AT KATHMANDU & DRIVE TO LUMBINI

    Morning sightseeing of Bouddhanath & Swoyambhunath Stupa after breakfast & continuous drive to Bhairahawa (Lumbini Mayadevi Garden). O/N basic Hotel

  • Day 3

    BRIEF SIGHTSEEING AT LUMBINI

    Rehearsal, briefing and sightseeing (Lumbini Mayadevi Garden). O/N basic Hotel

  • Day 4

    PARTICIPATING AT main EVENT

    Main Event ‘Sakya Muni Buddha Lumbini Peace Marathon’ (Lumbini Mayadevi Garden). O/N basic Hotel

  • Day 5

    DRIVE BACK KATHMANDU

    Drive back in morning – at Kathmandu O/N basic Hotel

  • Day 6

    DEPARTURE

    International Departure

Price includes following services

  • Hotel in Kathmandu on BB Basis.
  • Hotel in Lumbini on MAP Basis
  • Guided SS in Kathmandu
  • Private Vehicle (Kathmandu / Lumbini / Kathmandu) for Package 01.
  • Lunch To/From Lumbini
  • Local transfers in Lumbini.
  • Race Participation Fees.
  • Race Souvenir, Participants Certificate

Single Subscription: US $80

Deluxe Description

  • Day 1

    Arrive to Kathmandu

    Arrive Kathmandu – night at Kathmandu. O/N KGH

  • Day 2

    New Crystal Hotel stay & sightseeing

    Morning sightseeing of Bouddhanath & Swoyambhunath Stupa after breakfast & continuous drive to Bhairahaw (Lumbini Mayadevi Garden), O/N

  • Day 3

    Rehearsal & briefing

    Rehearsal, briefing and sightseeing (Lumbini Mayadevi Garden). O/N New Crystal Hotel

  • Day 4

    Participate on Main Event

    Main Event ‘Sakya Muni Buddha Lumbini Peace Marathon’ (Lumbini Mayadevi Garden). ), O/N New Crystal Hotel

  • Day 5

    Return back to Kathmandu

    Fly back morning – Free day at Kathmandu O/N KGH

  • Day 6

    Departure

    International Departure

Price includes following services

  • Hotel in Kathmandu on BB Basis.
  • Hotel in Lumbini on MAP Basis
  • Guided SS in Kathmandu
  • Guided SS in Lumbini
  • Private transfer (KTM/Lumbini)
  • Fly (Lumbini/Kathmandu)
  • Lunch To/From Lumbini
  • Race Souvenir, Participants Certificate

Race only Description

  • 11th March

    Rehearsal and briefing

    This is the day for rehearsal briefing. Runner can report on this day direct at Lumbini.

  • 12th March

    EVENT DAY

    Runner can report on starting point. Package end after the event.

Race & Transport Description

  • 10th March

    Pickup from advised place

    Pick up at 06:00 AM as advised place from Kathmandu & drive to Lumbini (Accommodation & meal own by client)

  • 11th March

    Rehearsal & briefing.

    Rehearsal & briefing. (Accommodation & meal own by client)

  • 12th March

    Participate on Main Event

    Main Event ‘Sakya Muni Buddha Lumbini Peace Marathon (Accommodation & meal own by client)

  • 13th March

    Drive home

    Drive back to Kathmandu

Race, Transport & Room Description

  • 10th March

    Pickup from advised place

    Pick up at 06:00 AM as advised place from Kathmandu & drive to Lumbini (Overnight – Local Lodge (Room only)

  • 11th March

    Rehearsal & briefing

    Rehearsal & briefing. (Overnight – Local Lodge (Room only)

  • 12th March

    Participate on main event

    Main Event ‘Sakya Muni Buddha Lumbini Peace Marathon.(Overnight – Local Lodge (Room only)

  • 13th March

    Drive home

    Drive back to Kathmandu

Register Now

Register the marathon entry through online form. Your details will be recorded.

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