The second Rishing Open Ultramarathon is taking place on January 11. To be organised by the Rishing Rural Municipality in Tanahun district, the competition aims to promote tourism through sports, it has been said. The slogan for the race is ‘Agriculture, culture, tourism and infrastructure, a base for the prosperity of Rishing’. In open category, winner, first runner-up, second runner-up and third runner-up will get Rs 65,000, Rs 40,000, Rs 25,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively along with medals, trophies and certificates, said chair of the rural municipality Rajendra Krishna Shrestha. Likewise, in local marathon category, winner, first runner-up, second runner-up and third runner-up will win Rs 15,000, Rs 10,000, Rs 6,000 and Rs 2,000 respectively along with medals, trophies and certificates.