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27.05.2019 16:11 Age: 171 days
Category: Bhutan

Breaking News - Race Report Stage 2 - Bhutan


Stage 2 started in light rain after receiving the blessing from the Lama of the Chorten Nyingpo Monastery. The runners started at an altitude of 1756m, ran through a 19km scenic ascend to the Sinchula Pass to 3,400m, and headed down to the Thimphu valley and arrived at the home of one of our Bhutanese runner, Zamba. His family has been sharing their home to GlobalLimits' runners since our inaugural race.

Xavi Marina from Spain moved up to the first male place and smashed the old course record by 20minutes. He was closely followed by the Americans, Joel Anderson and Bryan Gensits.
At the lady's side, Chimi Dema from Bhutan keeps the first place followed by Belinda van der Riet from South Africa who obviously enjoyed the stage finishing with a big smile.Third was American Kelly Ridgway-Smith.

In the overall ranking Joel Anderson is still in lead but just 1:41mins ahead of Xavi Marina and Bryan Gensitis another 12 mins behind.Overall leading woman is still Chimi Dema ahead of Kelly Ridgway-Smith and now Belinda van der Riet in third.

Strong day today by Bety Camiade from Mexico finishing the stage as 4th woman.

Tomorrow's stage 3 of 29km finishs at Phajoding Monastery at 3600m altitude. It is also our highest camp of the race. The runners will play our anual football match against the monks of the monastery, which is likely the highest international football match in Asia!


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