08 October 2021

October 8, 2021:

Karma yangden to represent Gasa Dzongkhag

30 years old Karma Yangden hailing from Lungo, Laya gewog is representing Gasa Dzongkhag for the upcoming “Women Race for Climate” organized by Snowman Race to deliberate on bringing about bold and transformative changes through climate action with emphasis on mountain ecosystems and gender and to help raise awareness on the climate issues.

A one-day women race featuring one woman from each Dzongkhag will be organized at Gasa on 13th October 2021, dedicated to the celebration of the 10th Royal Wedding Anniversary of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen.

Karma Yangden is a well-experienced runner and to put the cherry on the top of the cake, she was the winner of the first edition of Laya Run (Women) during the first Royal Highland Festival held at laya in 2016 and also finished third in the second edition of Laya Run the following year. She is grateful to the Dzongkhag Administration for nominating and trusting her to represent the Dzongkhag for the race.

Dzongkhag Administration wishes her all the Best for the race!!

Picture Courtesy: Snowman Race