Chhechi Sherpa Rai to represent Nepal in Trail World Championships 2018

Exchange and Empower athlete Chhechi Sherpa Rai has secured a spot in the Trail World Championships in Spain later this month after administrative hurdles.

Run-Eat-Run fundraiser

It’s now mid-April and the heat is back in Hong Kong, but that did not deter a group of 11 keen runners from hitting the trails this morning for an 10km run in support of Exchange and Empower.

April 2018 update

Now that our athletes have been chosen, the hard work has begun!
Sunmaya, Chhechi, Rashila and Chhoki all took part in Trail Running Nepal’s Stupa to Stupa 54 km trail race on 24th March.

Meet The Athletes – 2018 Athletes

Chhechi is originally from Solukhumbu, near Everest. She currently lives in Kathmandu with her husband, a mountain guide, and their young son. Chhechi dropped out of school after 9th grade to take up work as a housekeeper.