Samui is one of Thailand’s leading tourist destinations that attracts a large number of Thai and foreign visitors each year. The main attraction of this tropical island in addition to its natural beauty on land and under the sea is the local people who are warm and friendly and ready to welcome all visitors with an open smile. Samui Island Marathon would certainly bring more people to the island. The organizers have plans to publicize the event in neighboring countries and through running clubs in Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia whose members have achieved fame in world class marathon.
Bangkok Airways is ready for its 3rd Samui Island Marathon which will be running up on Sunday, 23rd September 2012 at Nathon pier, Samui Island, to compete for HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Cup (only for overall champion – Thai and Asian) and the total prize worth over 3 million baht.
The marathon is divided into 5 categories which are Full Marathon (42.195 km.); Half Marathon (21.100 km.); Quarter Marathon (10.550 km.) and Mini Marathon (for student) age between 12 – 14 years old (5 km.) and fun run (2 km.)
For admission, please contact Bangkok Airways Head office, 9th floor Tel: 0 2265 5669, 0 2265 8709 or visit online application at www.bangkokair.com/samui-island-marathon/. Special promotion for the runner who reserves and purchases air-ticket through www.bangkokair.com, will receive 25% discount.
Date: 23 September 2012 Location: Samui,Thailand Distances:
3 hours 10 mins
Student (12-14 yrs)
On Site Entry
Student Run (12-14 yrs)
The entry fee includes:
Full Marathon and Half Marathon, Age Group category using Timing chip
Commemorative finisher’s medal for Marathon, Half Marathon and Quarter marathon who finish by cut off times
Certificate for Marathon 7 hours finisher (to be collected at Prizes Pickup Point located in Kanchanapisek Hall)