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NEXT ROVING RACE: ICELAND 2013

Nepal 2011

RacingThePlanet: Nepal 2011 concluded on 26 November 2011 near Pokhara in the foothills of the Himalayas. More than 200 competitors from 40 countries participated. South African Ryan Sandes and Canadian Stephanie Case won the overall and women's division, respectively. The next "roving race" will take place in Jordan in May 2012. To apply for a number of limited places to participate in RacingThePlanet: Jordan 2012, click here.

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  • Pre-Race
    Saturday 19 November 2011: Pre-race Stage Update   Just prior to 8am, competitors began streaming in to the Fulbright Ban...
  • Stage 1
    Sunday 20 November 2011: Stage 1 Update South Africans Conquer Stage 1 of RacingThePlanet:  Nepal   Ryan Sandes o...
  • Stage 2
    Monday 21 November 2011: Stage 2 Update Competition Heats Up In Second Stage of RacingThePlanet:  Nepal   South A...
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    Tuesday 22 November 2011: Stage 3 Update Ryan Sandes Sustains Strong Lead In Uphill Stage 3 Ryan Sandes (29) of South Afr...
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    Wednesday 23 November 2011: Stage 4 Update Endless Steps and Extraordinary Turnarounds in Stage 4 of RacingThePlanet:  Nep...
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    Thursday 24 November 2011: Stage 5, Mid-Stage Update Sandes Conquers The Long March in the Foothills of the Himalayas   ...
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    Saturday 26 November 2011: Stage 6 Update South African Ryan Sandes Claims Victory in Nepal   It was a triumphant finish f...
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    29 November 2011, Post-Race Update After the triumphant celebrations at the finish line of RacingThePlanet:  Nepal 201...
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ABOUT NEPAL

Nepal is a landlocked country in Asia, lying between India and China. It is full of ancient culture and has the stunning Himalaya mountain range which contain eight of the world’s ten highest peaks, including Mount Everest at 8,850 meters / 29,035 feet which is the highest mountain in the world.

LEADERBOARD

  • 25h 15m1  Sandes, Ryan N.
  • 27h 45m2  Gregoretti, Stefano
  • 28h 01m3  Ormiston, Michael
  • 28h 58m4  Abbott, Sean W.
  • 29h 07m5  Turnbull, Blair M.
  • 29h 19m6  Bennett, Ryan
  • 29h 22m7  Edwards, Chris
  • 30h 15m8  Case, Stephanie
  • 30h 47m9  Gash, Samantha J.
  • 30h 47m10  Naughton, Thomas E.
  • 30h 52m11  Jaget, Mark L.
  • 30h 58m12  Sell, Richard
  • 31h 12m13  Carmichael, Luke B.
  • 31h 28m14  Hodgens, Patrick
  • 32h 29m15  Diaz, Patrick
  • 32h 31m16  Gordon, Nicolas A.
  • 32h 54m17  Guevara, Sebastian J.
  • 33h 26m18  Fairweather, James G.
  • 33h 32m19  Gallo, Emanuele
  • 33h 36m20  Girling, Douglas
  • 33h 42m21  Lugato, Davide
  • 34h 03m22  Follows, Katrina
  • 34h 36m23  DeBruin, Brian
  • 34h 44m24  Zagal, Christian D.
  • 35h 18m25  Pattison, Charles A. X.
  • 35h 42m26  Fujioka, Yutaka
  • 35h 46m27  Gill, Simon J.
  • 36h 23m28  Stonier, Tom
  • 36h 33m29  Nicolas, Jose
  • 36h 40m30  Andrews, Gareth O.
  • 36h 52m31  Smaller, Sissel
  • 37h 33m32  Pellizzer, Mirjana K.
  • 37h 34m33  Gemassmer, Neal
  • 37h 39m34  Chapman, Daniel J.
  • 37h 59m35  Weremiuk, Richard
  • 38h 12m36  Walker, Chuck
  • 38h 13m37  Girling, Malcolm
  • 38h 20m38  Benetti, Nicola
  • 38h 43m39  Polk, Thomas R.
  • 38h 46m40  Bellagamba, Luana
  • 39h 01m41  Dides, Maurice
  • 39h 04m42  Shephard, Ian M.
  • 39h 27m43  Norris, Richard
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  • 40h 26m46  Love, James D.
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  • 40h 34m48  Carton, Eoghan
  • 40h 34m48  Murphy, John
  • 40h 34m48  Quinn, Adrian M.
  • 40h 37m51  Coughlan, Randall

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