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 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.