On Tuesday 11March 2008 at 9am at Hin Lek Fai Mount Governor of Prachuapkhirikhan Khun Prasong Pitulkisja, Hua Hin Mayor Khun Sirapan Kamolpramoth, President of Pitak Hua Hin Club Khun Krip Rojanastien and Director of Amazing Field Company Khun Songkram Kraison have announced at press conference that the 5th Preserve Hua Hin Run will take place on the 06th of April 2008.
Khun Prasong Pitulkisja said that Hua Hin is a tourist time famous worldwide and Preserve Hua Hin Heavy Half Marathon will help raise enviromental awarness among Hua Hin residents and tourist. He has invited members Pitak Hua Hin Club and and anyone who will in in Hua Hin on April 6th to take part in the event.
Khun Sirapan Kamolpramoth said that Khun Krip Rojanastien and Pitak Hua Hin Club always support any environment orientated events in Hua Hin and the club has donated money to build a pavilion which is situated on Hin Lek Fai Mount.
Khun Krip Rochanasathien said that the 5th annual Preserve Hua Hin Run will be organized by the Preserve Hua Hin Group in coordination with Prachuapkhirikhan Province, the Hua Hin Municipality, Pollution Control Department, Ministy of Natural Resource and Environment, Hua Hin residents and private sector. Runners will find the Preserve Hua Hin Heavy Half Marathon a real challenge with a steep climb up Hin Lek Fai Hill.
This year we are encouraged by the Prachuapkhirikhan provincial authority to include our run among tourism special events in Thailand. Of the province will advertise ”Sports For Health” event and promote tourism. Of special interest this year, the run is geared to continue celebrate His Majestic the King’s 80th. Birthday Anniversary.
Khun Krip Rojanastien has announced the programm for the 5th Preserve Hua Hin Heavy Half Marathon:
Sunday, 6 April 2008
On Hin Lek Fai Hill (behind the Train Station) Hua Hin City.
Start & Finish
All events will start and finish on Hin Lek Fai Hill.
Heavy Half Marathon 21.100 km. 05.30 a.m.
Heavey Quarter Marathon 10.550 km. 06.00 a.m.
Walk & Fun Run 3 km. 06.15 a.m.
Heavy Half Marathon 21.100 km. (800 meters hilly)
Male / Female : 29 yrs. of age & below, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59 and 60 yrs. of age & above
Heavy Quarter Marathon 10.550 km. (800 meters hilly)
Male / Female : 19 yrs. of age & below, 20 - 39 and 40 yrs. of age & above
Walk & Fun Run 3 km.
Male / Female : Open with no age or gender categories
The first five runners to finish in each age group in the 21.100 km
and 10.550 km will be awarded trophies with cash prizes of Baht
Heavy Half Marathon 21.100 km.
3,000 (1st place), 2,000 (2nd place), 1,500 (3rd place), 1,200 (4th place) and 1,000 (5th place)
Heavy Quarter Marathon 10.550 km.
2,000 (1st place), 1,500 (2nd place), 1,200 (3rd place),1,000 (4th place and 600 (5th place)
The 1st place male and female overall in the 21.100 km will receive a cash prize of 5,000 Baht instead of 3,000 Baht.
The 1st place male and female overall in the 10.550 km will receive a cash prize of 3,000 Baht instead of 2,000 Baht.
All Runners participating will receive a beautiful Preserve Hua Hin T-shirt.
The commemorative medals for all participants in every category will be given right after the finish line.
All race with bib number and souvenirs will be distributed on
Saturday, April 5, 12..00 a.m.- 07.00 p.m. or an hour before the
race begins at Hin Lek Fai Hill. (Start & Finish)
5.30 a.m. 21.100 km Heavy Half Marathon starts
6.00 a.m. 10.550 km Heavy Quarter Marathon starts
6.15 a.m. 3 km Walk & Fun Run starts
8.00 a.m. Awards ceremony
9.00 a.m. Closing ceremony
You can choose to register through the following channels.
- The Hua Hin Municipality Office, telephone 032-511 041 Ext. 101
- The Preserve Hua Hin Group, telephone 032-536 536
Bangkok: Amazing Field Co., Ltd.
20/1 Soi Intamara 38, Sutthisarn Road, Din Daeng,
Bangkok 10400, telephone 0-2277 6670-1, fax 0-2277 2567
By e-mail at email@example.com and fax the payment voucher to Amazing Field, fax 0-2277 2567. Transfer payment to 'Preserve Hua Hin Group' account at Siam Commercial Bank's Ekamai Branch, account number 078-2-28236-8
Special offer on Saturday 5 April 2008
Runner can register early at Hin Lek Fai Hill from noon till 7.00 pm. From 5.00 - 7.00 p.m., there will be live music by a local band and free food is available for those who registered on that day.
Heavy Half Marathon 21.100 km. 350 Baht
Heavy Quarter Marathon 10.550 km. 250 Baht
Walk & Fun Run 3 km. 200 Baht
Reported by Khun Tuck Dechapanya
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