November 2018 – Oxfam Trailwalker and Hong Kong visit

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After seven months of intensive training, the five athletes travelled to Hong Kong in November 2018  to compete in two long distance trail ultramarathons.  Chhechi, Sunmaya, Chhoki and Rashila made history by being the first all-female Nepali team to complete the Oxfam Trailwalker 100km in the race’s 37 year history, placing an impressive second place.  […]

Mira Rai on NPR

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NPR interviewed Mira Rai on its global health and development blog, Goats and Soda. Read on for a thoughtful look at Mira’s background, and the opportunities she was given which enabled her to become a trail running pro. Her story suggests there is a wealth of running talent among young Nepalese women, if they are […]

First two events!

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The Exchange and Empower project kicked off with an afternoon tea and Q&A session with Mira Rai at Deer Horn in Mui Wo on 14 January this year. Mira and Keilem Ng from Hong Kong Trail Running Women shared the project concept with the group of 17 people who attended. The discussion was fruitful with […]