Thailand Trail Running Championship returning to Pattaya

Friday, 28 December 2012 From Issue Vol. XX No. 52

The 4th edition of the Columbia Trail Masters will be held in the beautiful settings of Horseshoe Point Resort on the outskirts of Pattaya on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.

The event will feature a 21.5km off road half marathon, a 10km trail run and 4km Fun Run/Walk for families and children that invites participation by all.  There will also be clowns, make up and a bouncing castle to entertain the young ones!

The Columbia Trail Masters Championship 2013 offers exciting routes that travel along scenic trails exploring the mountains, farmlands and greenery of eastern Thailand.

Adventure trail running in Pattaya. Adventure trail running in Pattaya.

Age categories for the half marathon are: Men 16-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 and above, and Women 16-29, 30-39, 40 and above.

The 10km trail run is also subdivided into age groups as follows: Men 12-15, 16-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 and above, and Women 12-29, 30-39, 40 and above.

There is no age limit on the 4km Fun Run which is designed to encourage participation from the local communities and to promote sports, fair play and camaraderie amongst children.

The event gets underway at 6 a.m. in the morning and a post race lunch will be served in a friendly and festive atmosphere following the trophy presentation.  There will also be a pre-race BBQ at Horseshoe Point on Saturday evening, Jan. 12 with horse shows and activities for families.

Entry fee is 800 baht for the half marathon if registered before Jan. 6 or 1,200 baht for late registration.  The 10km race is 650 baht for registration before Jan. 6 and 1,000 thereafter.  The Fun Run is 150 baht for adults, payable at any time.  The Fun Run for children is free for kids 14 years of age and below.

For more information call Active Management Asia on 02 718 9581-2 or visit website: www.ama-events.com.

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