THE 19th CHARITY MIDNIGHT RUN 2016
Amari Watergate Bangkok
- 24:00, Saturday 15 October 2016
Start and finish:
- Amari Watergate Bangkok
(Running Course Map)
- 6 km and 12 km
- 800 Baht
- Register Here
From today until Friday 30 September 2016
- International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) standard regulations
- We are honored to announce that both the male and female winners of the 12 km race will be presented with a Royal Trophy from HRH Princess Sirindhorn. In addition, the following will be presented:
- All participants will receive a T-shirt
- The first 3 finishers of each race category will receive a trophy
- Winner of the Fancy Dress competition will receive a trophy
Amari Watergate Bangkok presents the 19th Charity Midnight Run 2016 and a reason for everyone to run.
BE A HERO FOR CHILDREN IN NEED
All proceeds from the run will be donated to two major charities; Chalerm Prakiat HRH Princess Sirindhorn School, which supports the education of children whose parents died of AIDS and Baht for a Better Life, a project dedicated to offering educational opportunities for underprivileged children in Bangkok and rural areas. Sign up now for Thailand's charity midnight run which features a set number of runners for the 6 km and 12 km routes. Make sure you register early to be a part of this significant event. Online registration is open from now until Friday 30 September 2016.
Train with us for the 19th Charity Midnight Run! Be one of the first to register for the run and join us for a customised workout at our FIT Centre to prepare for the event.
AMARI AND BMW THAILAND MAKE IT FUN TO RUN
As midnight approaches in Bangkok on Friday 15 October 2016 and many people are sitting in front of their television, thousands are putting on their trainers and lining up at Amari Watergate for a fun run around Bangkok's city centre streets. Residents and runners from all over the world will gather at Amari Watergate for a good cause. The event aims to raise 3 million Baht for charity. Don't miss the fun and excitement of Thailand's midnight run. The run offers an opportunity for runners to compete for the coveted championship trophies and receive a commemorative medal as well as to share in the spirit of helping and giving.
MILLIONS AT MIDNIGHT!
Take part in this exhilarating charity midnight run with friends, family and colleagues. Runners can choose between the 6 km or 12 km route. This event is expected to raise millions to fund charitable activities. Mr. David Cumming, General Manager of Amari Watergate Bangkok commented, “We are very excited to be hosting the 19th Amari Watergate Charity Midnight Run this coming October. It is so very inspiring to see people from all ages coming together for a number of great causes very much in need of our support.”
Participants of the 2015 run described it as a night of excitement made more special by a sense of togetherness, community spirit and achievement. What started as a small event with hundreds of participants has become a global running sensation, attracting over 5,500 runners from all over the world.
To raise more awareness for our campaign, we encourage participants to wear the running race t-shirts.
REGISTER AND RUN
Arrive early and enjoy pre-race festivities, which include an aerobics warm-up. Join the 5,000 lucky runners who will get to see Bangkok's streets in a whole new light at midnight. Last year was a sellout, so book your place in the starting line now!
The 18th Charity Midnight Run 2015 Photo Gallery
Donated to Baan Gerda
Mrs. Thasanee Morsbach, founder of the Baan Gerda Project, recently received a donation cheque for 2,000,000 THB from Ms. Suphatsorn Ployjaroenkit, Director of Rooms of the Amari Watergate Bangkok. The said donation was part of the 5,000,000 THB raised from “The 17th Amari Watergate and BMW Thailand Midnight Run" and "The 17th Aerobic Marathon on Aids” to support an orphanage for HIV-infected children in Lopburi Province. The other 2,000,000 THB will be donated through HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhon to support Chalerm Prakiat School in Lumpoon Province. 600,000 THB was already donated to support Baht for a Better Life Project, whilst the remaining 400,000 THB will be used for Corporate Social Responsibility purposes.
This year's details
The 19th Amari Watergate Charity Midnight Run is scheduled for Saturday 15 October 2016 and over 7,000 runners are expected to join this unique charity event.
About the Midnight Run
The only race in Bangkok to take place on the capital's streets at midnight, the Midnight Run sees many runners competing in this annual event. With a choice between a 6-km or 12-km route, the run brings a fantastic mix of international and local professional runners, together with families and groups of friends to support a variety of amazing causes.
A mainstay in Thailand's calendar of sporting and charitable events, proceeds from the Midnight Run will be donated to three great charities, including:
Chalerm Prakiat School, Lampoon
Provides education to unfortunate children whose parents have passed away from HIV infection
Baht for a Better Life
A project dedicated to offering educational opportunities for underprivileged children in Bangkok and rural areas of Thailand
Baan Gerda Lopburi
A home that supports HIV-infected and orphaned children
Don’t miss out on this amazing experience! Take part in the 2016 Midnight Run.