Guinness World Record Attempt 2019

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      Expert Independent Witness & Guide- Phurba Tashi - Summited Everest 21 Times.            Holds the World Record for Summiting Mountains over 8000m, 30 times.                       Powered by Prana - Pranic Healing in Ireland
“Highest altitude to complete an ultra-marathon distance by an individual”
“An t-airde is airde chun achar ultra-mharatón a chríochnú ag duine aonair”
"Plus haute altitude pour parcourir une distance ultra-marathon individuelle"

Guinness World Record Attempt on November 5, 2019 from the peak of Kala Patthar (5645.5m) near Gorak Shep and Everest Base camp to Namche Bazaar, traversing mountain passes and glaciers via the Cho-La Pass 5420m and The Ranjo Pass 5340m, including running to the summit of Gokyo Ri 5350m - Average, minimum altitude must exceed 4810m for the record and be completed in less than 10 hours. *See Route below.


     "The highest Altitude to complete an Ultra-Marathon by an individual".


Namaste. This GWR attempt, in association with Mountain Experience (ME), Kathmandu, is in aid of the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality's education and development programme, which is ME's,committed CSR charity. Since the devastating earthquake in 2015, which decimated the whole district, efforts are on-going to rebuild schools and provide vital services.


            The GWR attempt, by Daithí Ó Murchú, Ireland, will further assist their efforts to regain normality of everyday life through Mountain Experience's on-going fundraising and Charity - CSR commitments. Moreover it will recognise Mountain Experience - ME Everest Marathon 2020 and Beyond - as the only official Marathon event in Nepal, to have achieved a coveted GWR Record, in continuing to promote and support the Education and Development programmes in the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu region. 

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The ME-GWR Team -2019

Daithí has been appointed as the first,' ME Everest Marathon 2020 and Beyond Global Ambassador' by Mountain Experience directors, Chhuldim Temba Sherpa and Tamding Sherpa to endorse and promote their mutual, passionate commitment to the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu municipality and undertake this GWR attempt. "It is indeed a privilege and an honour to have been appointed Global Ambassador for ME International".

The GWR Route

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Minister for Culture,Tourism and Civil Aviation          Hon. Yogesh Bhattari, Gov. of Nepal, officially launches GWR attempt at government buildings, Kathmandu

CEO of Nepal Tourism Board, Mr. Deepak Raj Joshi, officially welcomes Daithí at the NTB offices to discuss his GWR attempt in the Himalayas.

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