Thailand Marathon


 

 





Pattaya Marathon 2005

Sunday, July 17, 2005
Race Details

The start and finish line for one of the most challenging Marathon courses of Thailand is right on the Beach Road. To reach the Half Marathon mark, runners have to master a number of hills on their way from Pattaya to Jomtien. Returning to the finish line the athletes first run along Jomtien’s Beach Road - before “climbing” and passing  the Pattaya hill between km 36 and 38 to reach Pattaya’s Beach Road again.

Distances are Marathon, Half, Quarter and
Wheelchair Marathon, and Student Run.

 



River Kwai
Intl. Half Marathon

Sunday, September 18, 2005
Race Details

The oldest long-distance run in Thailand was held for the 23rd time in the second half of September. This event offers a great opportunity to spend a weekend in the beautiful nature surroundings of Kanchanaburi.

Perfectly organized by “Amazing Field Thailand”, it's one of the “must do” races for runners.

Distance is Half Marathon.

 


Vertical Marathon 2005
at Banyan Tree Bangkok

Race Details

Gear up your engine to reach the top of the tallest luxury Spa Hotel in Bangkok! Return in September for the great Vertical Marathon 2004 charity event.

Banyan Tree Bangkok will again proudly launch the race for the fit and fast to rush up the 1,093 steps and 61 storeys to the top of the building.


Amari Midnight Run
Saturday, October 15, 2005
Race Details

In its 7th year, the Amari Midnight Run, organized by the Amari Watergate Hotel, is already a well established fixture on Thailand's race calendar. The race starts from the lower lobby area of this well known 5 star hotel. Runners from all over the country show up to join this exciting event which sets off at stroke midnight along the busy roads of Bangkok.

After the race everyone is invited for a drink at the Henry Jay Beans Pub where the party ends in the early morning hours. All proceedings of the event are donated to the Aids victims orphanage in Lopburi.



Bangkok International Marathon
Sunday, November 27, 2005
Race Details

Probably the most important running event in Thailand. For the 17th time the race will start at 03:30 a.m. right next to the Grand Palace and lead runners along a selection of historical sites and impressive landmarks. The Grand Palace, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the National Museum and the impressive Chao Phraya River are just a few of the highlights participants will pass along the route.

Race distances are Marathon and Quarter Marathon and a Wheelchair Marathon.



Laguna Phuket Triathlon
Sunday, December 4, 2005
Race Result

The swim course comprises 2 bodies of water with a 100 m sprint between them and starts on the beach at the Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket Hotel. The bike course takes competitors out of Laguna Phuket onto narrow, winding roads and will be will be similar to the 2002 course with some steep hilly sections. The run course is flat and will also be similar to the 2002 course.

Distances are 1.8 k swim, 55 k bike and 12 k run.

 


Khon Kaen International Marathon
Sunday, January 22, 2006
Race Details

The newest addition of international Marathons will be held for the second time in Khon Kaen, the capital of North Eastern Thailand.

Runners can expect nice and cool conditions at the end of January, with temperatures not exceeding 25 degrees Celsius. The course leads from the University of Khon Kaen through the town and back to the huge campus.

Distances are Marathon, Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and 3 k Walk and Fun Run.


ING Thailand Temple Run

Saturday, March 18, 2006

Race Details

Another “newcomer” on Thailand’s race scene, the Temple Run offers a perfect mixture of racing and cultural experience. The course leads runners through fruit orchards and villages and passes numerous temples. Local bands and dancers are performing on different spots on the way.

Distances are Marathon, Half Marathon and the 10.5 k Fun Run.

 

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