On friday 19th May Gary is setting off for Nepal to complete the highest marathon on earth - The Everest Marathon. It starts at around 5,400 metres (17,700 ft) above sea level so Gary has until 29th May to train and acclimatise to be able to run at this altitude. On 29th May 1953 Mt Everest was first summitted by Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing. The Everest Marathon is run every year on the same date to commemorate the success.

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