Sports Engineering and Recreation Asia (SEARA) and Core Health & Fitness will add a new ultra-dimension to the world’s most extreme high-altitude race at the Mt. Everest Marathon by setting up a high-altitude fitness center for the athletes at Mt. Everest Base Camp at 5,364 meters.

The introduction of a pop-up fitness center at Everest Base Camp is a game-changer for all participants. As the title sponsor of the marathon, SEARA is honored to enhance the physical and mental preparation of athletes by establishing a fitness facility right at the base camp, 5,364 meters above sea level. This partnership not only highlights SEARA’s dedication to promoting wellness and resilience, but also showcases their commitment to pushing human limits through extraordinary challenges.

The high-altitude fitness center facility will be equipped with state-of-the-art fitness equipment from Core Health and Fitness. Core is renowned for their brands like Star Trac, Nautilus, Schwinn, StairMaster, Throwdown, and Wexer. The high-altitude fitness center will provide athletes a unique opportunity to train and acclimatize in the challenging high-altitude conditions. This initiative by SEARA and Core is a testament to their innovative approach to fitness and their ability to deliver top-notch fitness solutions, even in the most extreme environments.



“We are excited to not only sponsor Mt. Everest Marathon, but to enhance the overall experience by introducing a small fitness facility at Base Camp. The Core Health & Fitness team has been extremely supportive every step of the way and shares our vision of providing best-in-class products to foster health, wellness, and to push the boundaries of human achievement.”

~ George Foose, Founder and CEO of Sports Engineering and Recreation Asia (SEARA) ~


About The Mount Everest Marathon

The Mount Everest Marathon stands as the world’s most extreme high-altitude race in the rugged terrains of the Himalayas. May 29, 2024, marks the 19th edition of the Mt. Everest Marathon, which commemorates the 71st anniversary of the historic ascent of Mt. Everest by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953. The race, known for its grueling paths and breathtaking landscapes, offers various categories, including a 70 km Extreme Ultramarathon, a 42 km Full Marathon, and a 21 km Half Marathon. It is not just a test of physical endurance, but a journey that embodies the spirit of adventure and the pursuit of pushing beyond the known limits.

The Everest Marathon, now more than just a race, serves as a platform for individuals from around the world to test their limits, embrace the high-altitude challenges, and achieve feats previously thought impossible.

The fitness center is not merely a facility; it’s a beacon of innovation that provides a platform for runners to prepare effectively, ensuring they are physically and mentally equipped for the challenges of the race. It represents a bridge between human aspirations and the raw, unforgiving magnificence of Everest.

mt. everest high-altitude fitness center

SEARA and Core’s commitment extends beyond physical fitness to environmental sustainability, ensuring that the race and the fitness facility adhere to eco-friendly practices to preserve the pristine beauty of the Everest region. This dual focus on health and environment significantly enriches the ethos of the marathon, aligning with global concerns about nature conservation and sustainable practices..

As we look forward to the 2024 edition of the Mt. Everest Marathon, it is clear that the introduction of the pop-up fitness center will provide participants with an unmatched advantage and experience. This pioneering initiative not only enhances the preparation of the athletes but also sets a new standard in the world of high-altitude sports, promising an even more thrilling and fulfilling adventure for all involved.

About Sports Engineering And Recreation Asia Ltd. (SEARA)

SEARA is the regional leader specializing in planning and design, equipment supply, and installation of international standard sports, recreation, and fitness facilities in Indo-China and East Asia.

Seara provides high-quality products and services to many market sectors, including health and fitness facilities, private clubs, education institutions, hotels and resorts, property developments, commercial and governmental clients, and private homes.

With head offices in Bangkok, SEARA has numerous showrooms throughout Thailand, as well as operations in Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Maldives, Bhutan and Nepal. 

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