Plans laid for 28th Pattaya Marathon

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The 28th Pattaya Marathon takes place Sunday, July 21, 2019.
The 28th Pattaya Marathon takes place Sunday, July 21, 2019.

Pattaya City officials have finalized security and medical preparations for the Pattaya Marathon, which hits the streets this coming Sunday.

Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh chaired a July 9 planning meeting that also covered details on facilities and cleanup.

About 10,000 runners from around the world are expected to participate in the 28th running of the marathon. As usual, it will feature a full 42.2-kilometer full, half- and quarter-marathons. There also will be a 3.7-km. micro-marathon and wheelchair race.

Full details and route information can be found at website: PattayaMarathon.go.th.

Runners and walkers are also invited to take part in the Chonburi Run for the King 2019, which will kick off at the provincial hall on August 10. Registration remains open until July 24 and the first 8,000 to sign up will receive a commemorative shirt.

The walk-run, organized to mark the King’s July 28 birthday, includes both a 3-kilometer fun run and 10-kilomater race. Five winners in various age brackets will win trophies.