Nepali distance runners Sunmaya Budha (left) and Purna Laxmi Neupane on Lantau. Photo: Lloyd Belcher

Hong Kong trail race catapults Nepali girls into sport’s elite, as number of female runners in their homeland continues to grow

Pair who finished in top four in 50km contest, their first outside Nepal, are part of a stable of girls with natural ability for whom running offers an escape from poverty and discrimination

Topic |   Outdoor & Extreme: Trail Running

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Nepali distance runners Sunmaya Budha (left) and Purna Laxmi Neupane on Lantau. Photo: Lloyd Belcher
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