Monday, October 5, 2009

Pacific to Indian Ocean run

On the 1st of November runners from all over Asia will be heading for Chumpon province before sunset to run all the way from the Pacific Coast to the Indian Ocean.
Ranong Running Club, Chumpon Running Club and Vejthani-Robwang Running Club teamed up to hold the “2nd Full Moon Ocean to Ocean Relay Running (sunset to sunrise – Indian Ocean (Ranong) to Pacific Ocean (Lang Suan) on the night of January 10th 2009.

This became a great success and the stage is being set for a repeat run next month.
The 3rd Relay Running will be a reverse route from the 2nd starting from Paknam Lang Suan District, Chumporn Province (Pacific Ocean) at the sunrise of November 1, 2009 and finish at Kieng Lay Restaurant, Ranong Province at the sunset.
The competition is called “Sunny Ocean to Ocean Relay Running (sunrise to sunset) Pacific Ocean (Lang Suan) to Indian Ocean (Ranong)”.
The 4th Relay Runinng will be “Full Moon Ocean to Ocean Relay Running” which is the same as the 2nd and the route will be reversed between Ranong and Chumporn Provinces on the Full moon of November every year.
The objective is to promote tourism of Ranong, a province with one of the top three best mineral water and many incredible sightseeing’s.
It is also to promote Chumporn Province as a route with great site for conservationists, especially on Patoh District, a district on the top of the mountain with a headspring and beautiful scenery.’
The organizer will provide food, drinks, and energetic drink for participants throughout the competition. However, the service car must be provided by the team.
Quarter Marathon: Lang Suan, Chumporn Province, starting at 06.00 and finish at 08.00. Ranong Province, starting at 16.30 and finish at 18.30.
Sunny Ocean to Ocean Relay Running: A relay running with approximate distance of 120 km. divided into 24 relays.

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