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British Gurkhas Nepal take part in first ever Chief of Army Staff Open Marathon Nepal 2016

9th March 2016

BGN staff in 1st COAS marathonThe first ever Chief of Army Staff Open Marathon took place in Kathmandu, Nepal on Sat 5 March. This was in part, the equivalent of the UK’s Armed Forces Day celebration. The event hosted a 5km, 10km, Half Marathon and Marathon discipline and was open to only the top 20 elite runners of each Nepalese Armed Forces unit.

Despite of busy schedules, British Gurkhas Nepal entered a team of 20 runners including spouses. The BGN team performed incredibly well considering the short notice entry and limited preparation time.


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