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Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket gears up for Laguna Phuket International Marathon 2013

Phuket, Thailand – Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket will again, in collaboration with the Laguna Phuket Resort Complex, participate in the 2013 Laguna Phuket International Marathon “Run Paradise” on Sunday June 9th, 2013.

Dusit Thani Launa Phuket volunteers will support the First Aid stations on the race day and cheer on seven colleagues who have signed up for the race. Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket also will host a ‘Pasta Party’ at Lattitude on June 8th, 2013. Ticket is available.

This year’s event features a 42k marathon, 21.1km half marathon, 10km run, 5km community walk and a 2km kid’s run. The start line for races is at Laguna Grove, then the course heads to the north of the island, through local villages, past rubber and pineapple plantations, picturesque lagoons and idyllic island views.

Bring your family and friends along the night before the Marathon for the Pasta Party at Latitude Marquee, hosted by Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket. Take advantage of our latest promotion ‘Stay 4, Pay 3.’ Visit for more details.

This year’s athletes are raising funds for the Laguna Phuket Foundation which supports various developing sustainable schools programmes in Phuket and neighbouring provinces on “Run for Our Kids”. The aim is to collect THB 1 million per year to support these charitable programme.

Since the event was first staged in 2006, it has become a highlight of the Phuket sporting scene. From its humble beginnings with less than 2,000 participants, the event has grown to a size of more than 4,000 participants, with an average of 1,500 international participants from 50 countries.

“We would like to encourage everyone to join us on the start line and become part of the Laguna Phuket running legend,” says Mr. Peter Komposch, General Manager of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket. “It is the perfect opportunity to get some exercise and support a very worthwhile community cause at the same time. Make it happen and we will be there to support you on this fun-filled, family oriented day!”

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Media Contact:

Ms Bhatara Amornrattanakij
Marketing Communications & Public Relations Manager
Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket
Tel: +66 (0)7636 2999