Bhutan International Marathon
Happening in: March
Race categories: Full Marathon, Half Marathon
Next on: March 4th, 2017Race website
Once ranked the happiest country in Asia and 8th happiest country in the world, the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is a land of high mountains and deep valleys. Bhutan is a beautiful country where compassion and wisdom are the benchmark against which all things are measured, and where the King rules by ‘Gross National Happiness’.
At an elevation of 6700 feet, the marathon route is mostly rural, on hard pack dirt and pavement. As you journey through the stunning rural countryside and villages, before finishing at the historic Punakha Dzong, you will get to discover the geographical and cultural wonders of Bhutan, The country is naturally designed to be a tantalizing destination for adventure and spiritual seekers. 100% of the profits made through this event will support Bhutan’s Youth and Olympic Sports programs.