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5th Thailand International Half Marathon 2015: Competing for the King’s Cup

by On Nov 25, 2015
5th Thailand International Half Marathon 2015: Competing for the King's Cup

More than 6,000 runners from over 35 countries in different continents are expected to take part in the 5th Thailand International Half Marathon on Sunday, 13 December 2015. The international running event will also be celebrating the Thailand King's 84th Birthday Anniversary.

Flagging off beneath the iconic King Rama VIII Suspension Bridge in Bangkok, runners will compete in a car-free road race on the elevated Boromratchonni Road.

Runners in the 21.1 km Half Marathon, 10.5 km Mini Marathon and a 5 km Fun Run will be weaving through the city, before finishing back at the starting area.

5th Thailand International Half Marathon 2015: Competing for the King's Cup

Proceeds from the event will go towards promoting sport for all through educational efforts, better public health, recreation and sport tourism.

The male and female winners of the half marathon will be awarded with The Royal Trophy His Majesty King Bhumibol. The top five finishers of the 21.1 km and 10.5 km runs will also received trophies, but everyone is a winner when they each walk away with a finisher medal.

For more information, visit their official event website.

If you fancy a different run from the traditional marathon in Thailand, you can try out these great running trails in Thailand for a different experience.

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