Starwood to host Koh Siray mini marathon
PHUKET: Starwood hotels and resorts is set to host its inaugural charity mini marathon on Koh Siray (Siray Island) on Sunday 16 September 2012 to raise funds for UNICEF and local Phuket charities such as the Good Shepherd and Koh Siray School.
Monday 27 August 2012, 05:56PM
The Starwood participants are The Naka Island A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort and The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, Phuket will unite for this inaugural fund raising event.
The race is expected to draw in excess of 700 participants from all over Phuket and will kick off on Sunday 16 September at 06:15am.
The mini marathon route is 10.5 km in length and will lead participants through the tropical scenic landscapes of Koh Siray while the charity walkers will leisurely stroll a 5 km course.
The price for registration for the mini marathon is THB 300 per runner and the charity walk is priced at THB 250 per person. Prizes for the winner include accommodation at all three Starwood Phuket properties.
Participants can also take part in a charitable lucky draw for a chance to win over 60 fantastic prizes including accommodation at various Starwood properties in Thailand, China and Malaysia, portable DVD players, adventure and fitness packages, all of which will be drawn on the day.
Tickets are available for purchase up until and on the day of the event for THB 100 each.
All runners and participants’ contribution will go towards children’s organizations UNICEF for the ‘Check Out for Children’ a life saving alliance immunization program against the six major childhood diseases for children throughout the world.
Funds will also support local Phuket charities such as the Good Shepherd to contribute to their school building project for disadvantaged children as well as the Koh Siray School.
To register call 076-335-600, participation packs and lucky draw tickets are available for purchase at The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, Phuket.
For up to date information visit their facebook page facebook.com/starwoodminimarathon.phuket