Growing up in a remote mountain village in Nepal, Mira Rai always dreamt of being a successful sportswoman, despite all the challenges that she and other Nepali girls face.

Out of money and about to abandon her dream, a last-minute decision to enter a local 50km race shows that her tough mountain village upbringing, plus a stint in the Maoist army, prepared her perfectly for the hardy sport of mountain running. Mira’s story is only just beginning…

  • Duration: 42 minutes
  • Filmmakers: Lloyd Belcher
  • Subtitles (Nepali)



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