Sworupa Khadka

Sworupa KhadkaSworupa Khadka

  • Name: Sworupa Khadka
  • Family: Mom Shanta and Sister Pranisha (both in NYC) – also my biggest supporter and cheerleaders
  • Hometown: New York; born in Kathmandu, Nepal (where streets have no name)
  • Occupation: Relationship/Project Manager
  • Weapons of Choice: Sporting Under Armour for the 2014 TCS NYC Marathon; GU Roctane, Momos (Nepalese dumplings) for fuel and refuel
  • Racing Highlights:
    • BOA Chicago Marathon 2013 – 2:57 (Women marathon record for Nepal)
    • Asian Games 2014, Incheon, Korea – 3:00 (Represented Nepal, 16th overall)
    • NYC Marathon 2013 – 3:09 (First Queens Female)
    • Tokyo Marathon 2014 – 2:59 (2nd place age group, 40th overall)
    • Boston Marathon 2014 – 3:04
  • PR’s: 1/2 Marathon: 1:27, Marathon: 2:57
  • Anything else relevant that you want to mention: On a race day – I just want to go out there, give the best in me and celebrate my hard training days!! Yes – there is always room for improvement.