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18 July 2006 :: 15:07:35 pm 7452

Pattaya Marathon 2006 Ends in Spectacular Style

Another successful event for the Pattaya Marathon 2006
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Pattaya City, together with Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Thailand Athletes Association under the Patronage of his Majesty‘s the King, had orgainized a Marathon Competition every year. The Marathon event started since 1995 and has been held for the past 12 years.

This year is considered to be an auspicious year as the people of Thailand jointly celebrate together as a nation upon His Majesty‘s the King, having completed 60 years accension to the Throne. Pattaya City and all departments concerned had help organize “Pattaya Marathon 2006. This year‘s event was the most spectacular occasion than the previous ones ever held, the reason for that was so that the people of Pattaya and those taken part in the event could be part of King‘s celebration.

The “Pattaya Marathon 2006” attracted a crowd of runners and athletes from across the globe both from national and internatioal level. The whole event was also given supports
and promoted on the International scale. The event was also approved by the Asia Athletes Association and they have adopted to stage a similar event that will be compatible with the Sea Games and Asian Games.

This year‘s Marathon took place on 16th July 2006, on Pattaya Beach Road, Soi 6. The event was divided into 3 categories, long Marathon with running distance of 42.195 km, commencing at 4.30 hrs., Half Marathon with a distance of 21.100 km., commencing at 5.00 hrs., and Quarter Marathon for a distance of 10.550 km., commencing at 5.30 hrs, and finally a Student Category, with distance of 5.00 km., commencing at 06.00 hrs.

Reporter : PDN staff   Photo : DCman   Category : Sports News

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