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Bhutan International Marathon

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Join us for a Spectacular Race in an Amazing Place!

In February 2015 the 2nd Bhutan International Marathon and Half Marathon will take place in one of the world's most mysterious and beautiful countries.  If you want to fully engage with the Kingdom of Bhutan, its people, culture and landscapes, then there are few better ways than with this Bhutan Adventure Marathon Experience.

This amazing 9-day adventure in Punakha and Paro in Bhutan is for running enthusiasts from around the world.  This adventure experience includes 6 months pre-adventure run specific training by our specialist Exercise Physiology partners, pre-adventure and musculo-skeletal screening by our Sport Medicine Partners, pre-race acclimatisation activities in country, special marathon menus designed by our Nutrition team, signature Massage treatments both pre and post–race, yoga and breathing sessions pre-race and a celebration for all competitors at the spectacular Bhukari restaurant at Uma Punaka. In addition you will see some of the best sites Bhutan has to offer.

This is the ultimate Marathon and Half-Marathon Experience at Altitude!  

What better reason to take on this challenge but to help raise funds for Soldier On and their amazing work!

A little about Soldier On...

'Soldier On is about Australians coming together to show their support for our physically and psychologically wounded; we will always have their backs. We work to enhance recovery, inspire communities and empower Australia's wounded, giving those who have served our country the dignity they deserve and the chance to do and be whatever they choose.'

Price

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Detailed Itinerary

Contact us for a detailed itinerary and fundraising requirements for entry.

Inclusions

 - Guaranteed entry into the Bhutan International Marathon

- 6 month Pre-Adventure Strength and Conditioning & Running specific training program prepared by our Training Partners the expert, clinical level Exercise Physiology team at Aspire Fitness & Rehabilitation specifically for this adventure.

- Adventure Medical clearance & Run Specific Musculo-skeletal screening by our Sports Medicine partners at Queensland Sports Medicine Centre

- Nutrition advice and plan by our Sports Medicine partners

- Accommodation in Bhutan on a full board bases (excluding beverages) including picnic lunches during activity days

- Eight days of privately guided walks and day excursions taking in the highlights of the Punakha, Thimphu and Paro Valleys

- Australian Team leader and dedicated medic & fully stocked first aid kit

- Experienced local guide and ground team in country

- Breathing and stretching sessions with Yoga instructor

- Transport and Tranfers in country

- All museum and visitor center entry fees and road permits

- Bhutanese Government visa fees and royalties

- Daily one-hour Yoga class whilst in Paro

- Use of library, internet, swimming pool, steam room and gym whilst in Paro

- Nutritionist prescribed menus in -country on the lead up to the race

- Pre-race acclimatisation activities in country

- Massage treatments both pre and post –race

- a celebration for all competitors at the spectacular Bhukari restaurant at Uma Punaka.

- Run/Race training shirt/singlet and hat

- Travel Insurance

- International Flights Bangkok Paro return

-Accommodation in Bangkok in transit

- 8 week pre-adventure newsletters and administration support

- 6 months pre-adventure training support

Exclusions

-  Personal expenses such as phone call costs and alcoholic beverages at the hotels

-  Flight Brisbane to Bangkok (contact us if you would like Aurora’s Travel recommended Agent to arrange this flight for you)

 -  Running gear & inoculations if any