The 21Km Marathon is the shortest distance in Winter Everest Marathon which is three-seven digits (7 +7+7 km), which has a very high spiritual meaning in Buddhism. We add another seven for 7 meters, making our marathon 21km + 7 m to spiritualize run connected with Lord Buddha’s Life. By doing this we also earn some spiritual value in our RUN for our Everest Marathon Runners.
Buddhist philosophy believes that Buddha walked seven steps immediately after birth, Queen Maya Devi died after seven days after giving birth to Buddha, on the seventh year during his meditation Sakya Prince Siddhartha Gautam got enlightenment in Bodhgaya. Buddha’s body was kept for seven days after his death for the Emperors and Kings to arrive there to decide what to do next.
Starting from Dingboche the tracks of the half marathon end at Namche Bazar. Mostly downhill, the track is a trekking trail. Hence, we recommend some good trail running shoes. The half marathon is an exciting yet adventurous run that starts exactly on the half point of the Full Marathon.