Buddhist devotees take part in Walk-Run rally on Visakha Bucha Day

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Visakha Bucha Day was observed all over Pattaya and up on Prathamnak hill hundreds of devotees took part in the annual Walk-Run rally which was spearheaded by the Running & bicycling for health club and city hall.

It is an unusual mix, people practicing the teachings of Buddha and burning off a few calories, as they participated in the three and five kilometer walk-runs in the natural scenery of Prathamnak hill.

Hundreds take part in the walk-run eventHundreds take part in the walk-run event

After which  people walked down the hill to south Pattaya Chaimongkol temple to join other worshipers at the chapel for a Wien Thien ceremony.

Visakha Bucha is also regarded as the World Peace Day recognized by Buddhists globally.