The 2017 Pattaya Marathon took place in the very early hours of Saturday morning (September 2) where over 1,000 competitors took to the streets of Pattaya for the gruelling event.
There was a fairly even mix of men and women taking part with competitors hailing from all over the world.
The marathon was overseen by the Sport Tourism Destination Authorities of Thailand and it was the 26th running of the race which has grown in popularity each year.
Due to the increasing popularity of the event more and more sponsors have begun getting involved with the event designed to promote healthy lifestyles for the people of Thailand.
This year the competition was fierce and the winner of the men’s event was Mr Gilbert Muge, from Kenya who finished with a time of 2.31.55 and the winner of the women’s event was Miss Margaret Wangui Njuguna, who completed the course in a time of 2.56.05.
A massive congratulations goes out to all that took part especially those running to raise money for charities.
Source : Pattayaone
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