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Relentless Endurance Race: Interview with Katherine Welch

This weekend’s Relentless Endurance Race is organised by Katherine Welch, an American doctor from Chiang Mai. It is a 6, 12 or 24hr timed ultra event; raising funds to benefit Relentless, a project addressing health and human trafficking issues, from

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Run For Your Life

Run For Your Life

A documentary about a group of Kenyan runners who moved to Thailand to make a living winning races. Back this project and make this documentary happen! About This Project

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Khon Kaen Marathon 2015

Khon Kaen Marathon Finish 2015

On the 25th of January I participated in my 7th Khon Kaen Marathon, and did my 4th full marathon there. I was well prepared for this race. It had been my only focus for 12 weeks and I had done

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Great start of 2015

TNF 100 Thailand - 50k finish

“Do not be complacent about the current situation. Take it upon yourself to make changes. Do something different to get different results.” A sub 2.30 marathon in Khon Kaen on January 25th has been my main focus since November. 50k

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Run Thailand Updates – December 2014

Dec 11, 2016: Phrae Marathon

Chiang Mai Marathon on December the 21st is perhaps this month’s largest running event in Thailand. But the running Sunday of the month has to be December 14th. It’s one of those packed race Sundays with three marathons, one of

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Thailand Trail Runs 2015

Jan 11, 2015: Columbia Trail Masters

Bangkok Marathon 2014 is over, which means Chiang Mai Marathon on December the 21st is the only one left of the “Big Five” running events this year. Lots of other races to look forward to though and Thailand offers more

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Bangkok Marathon 2014

Nov 16: Bangkok Marathon

The weekend’s big one is without a doubt the Standard Chartered Bangkok Marathon. Last year, the route had to be adjusted due to the unrest in the city at the time. The race course is back to normal this year,

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Thailand Race Updates – Nov 8-9

It’s the weekend before the big Bangkok Marathon and the Thai race calendar offers a lot of opportunities. Note though that the Zulu W Run Ultra is postponed again. The organizer announced this today, the new date isn’t set yet,

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Run Thailand Updates – November 2014

Nov 16: Bangkok Marathon

Thailand’s largest running event is coming up, the 27th Bangkok Marathon is only two weeks away. Tens of thousands runners will fill the streets of Bangkok early Sunday morning, November the 16th. The marathon starts at 2.00 AM, so runners ought

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Ekiden Relay – Review

Ekiden Relay podium Brooks

Fellow runner and a fifth of the winning Team Brooks Thailand, Craig Sauers, shares his thoughts on the Ekiden Relay, held in Bangkok on October the 23rd. The alarm clock rings before dawn. You roll out of bed, get dressed

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Thailand Ultra-Marathon – Review

Photo by Mead Norton Photography

Race review by 3rd overall finisher of the Thailand Ultra-Marathon 100 km 2014, Randy Travis. This was the funnest race I’ve ran in Thailand. Epic location, I didn’t know a place like this exists in Thailand! Crazy course, so f***ing

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Charity Midnight Run 2014 Review

Bow-legged? Me?

The Midnight Run attracted a lot of participants once again. Seems like last year’s record of 7,000 registrations was broken. Hopefully even more than 4.6 million Baht was raised to charity this year. The race was as always a combination

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Midnight Run Vs Thailand Ultra Marathon

Thai Ultra Marathon Vs Midnight Run

This weekend’s perhaps largest events, Thailand Ultramarathon and Amari Midnight Run, are two completely different type of races. “Same same but different”. Distance Midnight Run: Mini marathon of 12k and a 6k run. Thailand Ultra: Ultra marathon of 74k (cut

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3 Bangkok races on a packed October 12th

Empire Tower We Run 2014

The Empire Tower We Run was a newcomer to the Thailand running calendar. The event was well promoted and got fully booked weeks before the race start. Great turnout, a green concept and an interesting route (Sathon – Wireless Rd

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Khao Yai Trail Marathon Review

Khao Yai Trail Marathon

Race Hunter scheduled their inaugural off-road marathon for Sunday 12th October 2014. Khao Yai Trail Marathon, a brand new multi-distance trail race skirting the scenic foothills of the Khao Yai National Park. Naturally, the red dirt tracks were pretty muddy

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Run Thailand Updates – October 2014

Brooks shop

Q3 of 2014 was wrapped up with a new marathon world record in Berlin and a bunch of races in Thailand. Thailand offers running events all through the year, but October is when the season really kicks off. Some weekends/Sundays

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Sathorn Explorer Run – Bangkok Runners

Bangkok Runners Bangkok Runners organise social runs to different areas of the city as well as regular jogging meet-ups and more structured training sessions. You can find them at the Bangkok Runners’ website. On Sunday, they are doing a 12k

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Born Free To Run

Bangkok Runners are collecting used (but good condition) running shoes, small size running vests or other running equipment for the Born Free to Run junior running team in Phuket. Under the coaching of Ricky Phanthip, this is a kids-young adults

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River Kwai Half Marathon – Race Review

Photo by ForRunners

River Kwai International Half Marathon is Thailand’s oldest road running race, 2014 marked the 33rd edition of the event. It’s a popular race and this year it was sold out almost a month in advance even though they opened up

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The Weekend’s Races in Thailand

Sep 14: River Kwai Half Marathon

Saturday, September 13 Panther Run Series: The second race out of four in this monthly series. 3.2k and 5k in Nonthaburi. Sunday, September 14 River Kwai Int’l Half Marathon: The 33rd edition of Thailand’s oldest road race. Scenic out and

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