Young Marines Pattaya participate in Sattahip’s Mini-Marathon

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A Mini-Marathon Walk-Run was held in Sattahip on Sunday, Nov. 27 in honor of His Majesty the King’s birthday. Admiral Thira Haochareun, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy, presided over the opening ceremony.

The walk-run competition supports the government’s policy to promote physical fitness in local communities. The Young Marines Pattaya Unit participated in the event’s five kilometer health walk. The Unit’s participants were Jim Coomes, Joe Ferral and Bret, Nok and Rad Mays.

Sattahip’s Mini-Marathon Walk-Run Young Marines Pattaya participants, left to right: Jim Coomes, Rad Mays, Pvt. Bret Mays, Nok Mays and Joe Ferral.Sattahip’s Mini-Marathon Walk-Run Young Marines Pattaya participants, left to right: Jim Coomes, Rad Mays, Pvt. Bret Mays, Nok Mays and Joe Ferral.

The Unit had planned to walk the 10.5k mini-marathon, but due to event restrictions were unable to do so. All the Unit’s participants enjoyed the event, got some exercise and had a great time.

Komed Wasawaphan, a student at the Chumphon Naval Academy, was the winner of the 10.5 kilometer mini-marathon.

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At the starting line, Young Marines from Pattaya and other participants in Sattahip’s Mini-Marathon.At the starting line, Young Marines from Pattaya and other participants in Sattahip’s Mini-Marathon.