Tag: Running

Weekly Update: Mt. Everest team hikes to Phulari Monastery.

We have divided our Girls in Action in four teams. Mt. Everest (10km), Mardi (5km), Machhapuchhre (5km) and Choyu (5km). Mt. Everest team went for a 10km hike from Budhanilkantha to Kapan through the hills of Budhanilkantha. We went to Phulari Monastery in Kapan. There were some leech attacks on the way; but we still […]

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Girls in Action team participated in a 5k race!

35 girls from ‘Girls in Action’ participated in the 3rd Kathmandu Trail Race Series organized by Trail Running Nepal on 27th May 2017. The girls ran a 5k race enjoying the marked trails around Budhanilkantha. They were excited to participate as they have been training since their last trail race in February. They did quite […]

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GIA Update

In recent update, We have finalized the logo for our Girls In Action team.  We now support two new girls; Rina and Prashamsa and have signed an annual contract with the girls and parents. Also we have a new office in Kalopul! Pay us a visit if you’re around.  #teamwov #bettertogether #Girlsinaction #Nepal  

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Girls in Action hike to Tare Veer

The Girls in Action team hiked to Tare Veer village, east of Shivapuri National Park last week. They enjoyed rolling prayer wheels in a shrine on the way. They happily sang while walking up and down the trail. Girls loved the gifts from Linda & Sandy which we distributed during our lunch break. Thank you […]

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“Girls in Action” team participated in the International Women’s Day 5k fun run!

40 girls from “Girls in Action” participated in International women’s day 5k fun run organized by Higher Ground. Girls enjoyed painting their faces and dancing Zumba in the event. They were happy to be part of the Women’s day event and energized to meet strong women from all age group participating. Looking forward to more […]

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“Girls in Action” team participated in Seto Gumba 11km trail.

42 girls from ‘Girls in Action’ participated in Kathmandu Trail Race Series organized by Trail Running Nepal. Some girls ran and others hiked enjoying the marked trails. Our girls were excited to participate as they have been winter training for past two and half months. They very much enjoyed the race and are looking forward […]

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#TeamWOV Girls run their first 10k!

We are very happy and proud to let you know that our WOV girls did their first 10K run. They participated in the Nepal International Marathon which took place in Kakani. They were very excited to see all the national and International runners. We would like to thank Mira, Gogi, Annie and her team for […]

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Screening of “Mira” at Shree Budhanilkantha H.S.S.

Inspiring WOV girls for their first 10KM run by showing them Ultra Trail Runner from Nepal; Mira Rai’s documentary on 23rd Nov 2016. We would like to thank Mira for her presence during the screening to encourage and support the girls. We would also like to thank Annie and her team from Nepal International Marathon […]

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Putting Shoes on Children’s Feet: Running with Mira Rai in Sano Dumma

  A little over a month ago we were contacted with a special request to help purchase shoes for children in Mira Rai’s home village of Sano Dumma  in a remote part of eastern Nepal.  Many of the children there wear plastic sandals, flip flops, or go barefoot. The board weighed the proposal and thanks to your […]

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