There was a huge turnout for the 13th Mai Khao Marine Turtle Fun Run and Mini Marathon 2017, this weekend with 3,200 people taking part in the annual event, now in its 13th year.
Mr. Oriol Montal, general manager of JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa welcomed the guests of honor and participants Sunday morning for the opening ceremony presided by Mr. Noraphat Plodthong, Phuket Governor alongside Khun Uthit Limsakul, deputy director of The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phuket office.
Before the race kicked off, the Governor requested the participants to rise to observe two minutes of silence in loving memory of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
“Healthy people make for a healthy community,” I am delighted to be part of this amazing event, huge thanks also goes to the foundation owners the Minor group, sponsors, partners and hardworking volunteers, this event would not be possible without them” said, Mr. Montal.
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