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Mizuno River Kwai International Half Marathon 2011

The River Kwai Half Marathon is the oldest road race in Thailand.

Date:   September 11th, 2011
Venue: River Kwai Village Hotel, Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi Province

The River Kwai Half Marathon is the oldest road race in Thailand. Organizer by Amazing Field with pioneering race director Songkram Kraisonthi, the 30th edition of the race will be held on 11 September 2011 with the start and finish at River Kwai Village Resort. The out and back course is one of the most scenic in Thailand. It takes runners up a gradual climb to the turn around point at 10.5 km. The declining return leg to the finish line will make for a fast second half of the race and most runners normally post a negative split at this race.

There is also a 10K Run on offer which uses the same course with an earlier turn around point. Entries are limited to 1,500 runners and the race has sold out in previous years.

Race Details

21.100 km and 10.550 km out and back scenic course on the road (asphalt) No. 323. This course was verified and sanctioned by Association of International Marathons and Road Race (AIMS).

Start & Finish Line:
In front of River Kwai Village Hotel

Start Time: 6:00 a.m. for all runners

The event will be held in the River Kwai Village Hotel which is located at Aumphur Saiyok, Kanchanaburi Province around 200 km drive from Bangkok or 60 km from down town of Kanchanaburi.

Entry Fees: for overseas runners (Fees for locals here >>)
Road Race 30 Km @ THB 1,100.00
Half Marathon @ THB 1,100.00
Mini Marathon @ THB 800.00
(Entry fees are non-refundable)

All finisher will receive commemorative medal, T-shirt. The finishers number 1-5 of each age group will receive the trophies.

Official Champion Chip Timer:
For the half marathon and 10.550 km runners, timing will be recorded by the champion chip. The timing chip must remain attached to the shoe for the duration of the run. Chips will be returned in the finishing area by exchange the commemorative medal. Chips not returned by this time will be considered purchased Baht 600 for each.

Cancellation of the event:
The Organizer reserves the right to cancel the race for reason of safety of the paticipants. There will be no refund of entry fees.

Race Kit Collection:
You can pick up package in person at the River Kwai Village Hotel on Saturday 10, September 2011, 10.00 a.m. - 07.00 p.m.

In-Person Registration:
Please contact the race headquarter Amazing Field Co., Ltd.: 20/1 Soi Inthamara 38, Suthisarn Road, Din Daeng, Bangkok 10400 Thailand. Tel. 66(2) 277 6670-1 fax. 66(2) 277 2567, or email to 
More information:
Amazing Field Co., Ltd Tel. (662) 277 6670-1
TAT, Khanchanaburi Office Tel. (66) 3451 1200, (66) 3451 2500

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