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Bangkok Airways organizes “Bangkok Airways Phuket Half-Marathon” Press Conference

Phuket / 21 June 2019 – Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by Mr. Kridhakorn Sirabhabhoj, Senior Director - Marketing Communications (3rd from right) together with Phuket City by Mr. Prakob Wongmaneerung, Vice Governor (3rd from left), Mr.Kawee Tansukatanon, Deputy Mayor of Phuket City Municipality (2nd from left), Mrs. Kanokkittika Kritwutikon, Director of TAT Phuket (2nd from right), Pol.Lt.Col. Pongpob Prasoppichai, Deputy Superintendent (Traffic) (1st from left) and Teelakow Company Limited by Mr. Peeradon Suksawat, Business Development (1st from right), jointly organize the press conference of the "Bangkok Airways Phuket Half-Marathon", at Limelight Avenue, Phuket.         

Mr. Kridhakorn Sirabhabhoj, Senior Director - Marketing Communications of Bangkok Airways said “The Bangkok Airways Phuket Half-Marathon is the fourth event out of our six planned programs for the Bangkok Airways Boutique Series 2019. The main purpose of this event is to promote Phuket tourism and to ensure that participants recognize the importance of a healthy lifestyle. The Bangkok Airways Phuket Half-Marathon is being supported by many authorities in Phuket including Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Sport Authority of Thailand and Phuket Police. The Bangkok Airways Phuket Half-Marathon will be taking place on 4 August 2019, at Sapanhin Park and we would like to invite running enthusiasts of all levels to be part of this program as this event will be unique in terms of running tracks."

“In addition, Bangkok Airways has also joined hands with stupidnoobmacc, the renowned Thai illustrator behind “BabyBoy”, who will be designed special characters just for “Bangkok Airways Boutique Series 2019” by using highlights from each province as themes for BabyBoy. The designs will be featured on the series’ shirts, medals and trophies and available as souvenirs to participants across all 6 marathons throughout 2019 and using iconic symbols of Phuket which is Phuket pearls to integrate into the design” added Mr. Kridhakorn.

Mr. Peeradon Suksawat, Business Development of Teelakow Company Limited said, “All participants are guaranteed to be impressed with breath-taking scenery of the lovely Phuket old town as well as the beauty of local charms along the running route. As Bangkok Airways is a boutique airline, we have designed the running tracks to reflect a cozy and inviting experience for participants. Bangkok Airways Phuket Half-Marathon offers runners a choice of 3 different categories which are; Fun Run of 5 kilometers, Mini Marathon of 10 kilometers, and Half-Marathon of 21 kilometers.”

Bangkok Airways Phuket Half-Marathon is the fourth event out of six planned programs of the Bangkok Airways Boutique Series 2019. The remaining programs are the “Lampang Half Marathon” on 7 July 2019, “Phuket Half Marathon” on 4 August 2019, “Chiang Rai Marathon” on 15 September 2019 and “Lanna Half Marathon” on 3 November 2019.

For those interested in taking part in “Bangkok Airways Boutique Series 2019”, the airline is offering a special promotion of free registration to run in any event when booking a Bangkok Airways flight and registering through the prescribed channel.  The first 1,000 people to book and register to run also stand a chance at receiving a specially designed buff as a souvenir.  Those interested can find information on the marathons, book tickets and look for deals on accommodations from top Accor hotels at from today onward and for more information, please visit

21 June 2019