- Get physical at Pattaya Marathon 2012 in Thailand

June 28, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Amateur athletes seeking to challenge themselves will travel to Thailand this July to take part in the Pattaya Marathon 2012.
A race through one of the nation's most popular tourist spots, this event will be held on July 15th and will cater to people of various levels of running experience.
Keen runners can choose to take part in full marathon, half marathon or quarter marathon races, offering opportunities for anyone aged between 14 and 70 or over, while wheelchair users are also welcome to compete.
The first racers will set off at 04:20 local time in front of Central Festival Pattaya Beach, with the winners of each category set to receive special prizes and a trophy.
People wishing to compete in the full marathon can book their place in the race for a fee of 1,080 baht (£21.80) until July 9th, with the cost rising to 1,620 baht between July 10th and 14th.
Quarter marathon competitors will receive a shirt and race number to keep as souvenirs, while those taking part in the full or half marathon will also be given commemorative hats and bags.
A wide selection of Thailand hotels is available to budding athletes at, including the Premier Signature Pattaya.
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