Pattaya Marathon 2015The Pattaya Marathon 2015 has taken place with Kenyan runners winning most categories.
PATTAYA – July 19,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; Mr.Sonthaya Khunpluem- former minister of Culture- chaired the opening ceremony of the Pattaya marathon 2015 in front of Central Plaza Pattaya Beach with about 10,000 competitors.
MrKhomsan Aekachai-governor of Chonburi- started the marathon competitors, pol.Maj.Gen.Suraponh Ariyamongkol-director of athletics- started the Half Marathon competitors and Mr.Itthipol Khumpluem started the Quarter Marathon competitors.
Ms.Suladda Sarutilawan-director of the TAT Pattaya office- started the Wheel chair competitors and Mr.Poramet Ngampichet started the student competitors.
The main marathon was won by Mr Onesmus Muasya from Kenya with a winning time of 02.32.35. Ms.Viola Jepchir Kimeli from Kenya won the female race with a time of 03.09.50.
Mr.Reuben Kosgei Kimutai from Kenya won the half marathon with a time of 01.15.00 while Miss.Cynthai Chelangat Towett from Kenya won the Female Half marathon with 01.24.08. Mr.Boonkong Krophan won the wheel chair race in 58 minutes.
Mr.Itthipol revealed that Pattaya Marathon is held every year and there are always lots of runners and some famous runners from all around the world.