Suphan Buri plays host to international bike marathon


SUPHAN BURI, 2 April 2014 – Suphan Buri Province has hosted an international bike marathon in an attempt to promote local tourism. 

The bike marathon entitled “Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Cup Tour of Thailand 2014” started in front of the Heaven Dragon Village near Suphan Buri City Hall and ended in front of Uthai Thani City Hall.

The 192-kilometer long marathon saw a number of bikers including foreigners from 22 countries around the world.

The aim of the event was to promote tourist destinations of both Suphan Buri and Uthai Thani Provinces as bikers were able to appreciate the nature and historic sites along the way.

The opening ceremony was presided over by former Prime Minister and Chartthaipattana Party chief advisor Banharn Silpa-archa.