Kathmandu, Nov 26: An international marathon was held in Kakani of Nuwakot today with the objective of promoting fraternity in the world.
A total of 409 athletes from various countries including UK, France, Bolivia, Mauritius and hosts Nepal took part in the marathon organised by the 'impact marathon series'. Of them, 243 were from Nepal. The marathon was conducted in three categories--42 kilometres, 21 kilometres and 10 kilometres.
The 42-kilometres marathon was held from Kakani to Shivapuri and the remaining in surrounding villages, according to BK Shrestha, representing the organisers.