The Preserve Hua Hin Group under the Royal Patronage of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, in collaboration with the Hua Hin Municipality, is currently preparing the 9th Heavy Half-Marathon competition on 6 May 2012 at Khao Hin Lek Fire. The aim of this activity is to keep people healthy by jogging and walking as well as raising awareness on environmental conservation in Hua Hin. It is also organized in honor of their Majesties.
The 9th Heavy Half-Marathon is divided into 2 categories: 21.1-km. heavy half-marathon and 10.55-kilometer heavy quarter-marathon. There are also 3-km. jogging and running for good health and a 5-km. marathon of primary school students. The games will all start at Khao Hin Lek Fire and proceed to Baan Nong Pran Puk community, Baan Wang Krata community before returning to the starting point. Winners for each category will be awarded a trophy of Princess Sirindhorn, a medal and many electrical appliances. Food and refreshment will be available throughout the event and, after the competition, runners can have traditional relaxing Thai massage, too.
Registration fees for the event vary according to categories one wishes to apply for: 350 Baht for the heavy half-marathon, 250 Baht for the heavy quarter-marathon and 200 Baht for jogging and running for good health. No registration fees for primary school students. Application can be made from now on until 5 May 2012 at 12 pm. to 7 pm. For more information, please contact the Preserve Hua Hin Group at Chiva Som tel. 032 536 536 and the Hua Hin Municipality at tel. 032 511 047.