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Lhasa Half Marathon Started on the 11th

Time: 09-11-2018 This Article is Composed by BudgetTibetTour

On the morning November 2nd, 2018, the Lhasa Municipal People’s Government held a press conference for the 2018 Lhasa Half Marathon at the Shangri-La Hotel, inviting the heads of relevant sports organizations such as the Lhasa Sports Bureau and the Cultural Bureau to give the introduction on the detail the information of the marathon.

2018 Lhasa Half Marathon
2018 Lhasa Half Marathon

The Lhasa Half Marathon is based on the theme of "Luxury, Lhasa, Sharing Healthy Life, Running the Third Polar Earth", showing Lhasa’s high-quality cultural tourism resources, good investment environment and new urban style, striving to create the brand competition of "Plateau Marathon".

In order to ensure the smooth progress of the event, the Lhasa 2018 Half Marathon Organizing Committee was set up, with 9 working organizations including event organization, security, medical care, food safety and etc.

According to Wang Ning, director of the Sports Bureau of Lhasa, the first 10 men and women who attend this event will receive bonuses, medals and certificates. The top three men and women will receive a trophy, and the first three of the half marathon will be awarded, which is 10,000yuan, 8,000yuan and 7,000yuan respectively; the runners who finish the halfway marathon within 3 hours will receive commemorative medals and certificates. The runner from the experiential group who finished within 2 hours will receive commemorative medals and certificates. The entire runners join in the healthy run will receive T-shirt, bibs, entries, entry certificates and some other staff, and they will also receive commemorative medals and certificates if they finish in the set time.

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user portrait Ms. Ho*** from: When to get my Tibet permit

Hello, we are considering to travel in Tibet in summer. We are a family of 5, two adults and three kids, age 13(then), 10, 8. We are interested in the 10 days Mt. EBC & Namtso Lake Group tour. We are US citizens with valid 10-year Chinese multiple entry visa, which we have applied when we went to Beijing in 2019. We are currently living in South Korea.  


1. Are kids suitable (or even allowed) for this tour?  

2. If kids can join, are there any discount deals for kids?

Answered by Helen

Dear Ms. Ho***,

    Greetings from Helen at Budget Tibet Tour and welcome you to join our 10 days Mt. Everest & Namtso Lake group tour. For your questions: 1. Your kids are suitable for this tour. Travelling in Tibet is as safe for kids as it is for their parents. While the high Tibetan plateau may be the highest place on the planet, very often, the kids that visit this region are more adaptable and have fewer problems than their parents. We also have arranged wonderful Tibet tours for many families with kids such as a tour to EBC for a family with a 3-year-old son, a 9-year-old girl and a 11-year-old boy, they did have fun in Tibet and there is no problem for them. Or you can take some medicine under the guidance of doctor to prevent high altitude before enter Tibet. 2. If kids travel with you, we'll offer some discount for them, please check your email and find more detailed information. Thanks & Regards

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