The 17th Charity Midnight Run 2014
Amari Watergate Bangkok & BMW Thailand
||Midnight, 18th October 2014
00:00 (SAT night - SUN morning)
|Start & Finish :
||Amari Watergate Bangkok
(Running Course Map)
||6 km and 12 km
||To apply for the 6 and 12 km runs there are two(2) fee options;
1. 500 Baht
2. 1,000 Baht - includes entry to the grand raffle
||Register at Hotel (500 Baht): Available from 1 August 2014 onwards
||T-shirts and running numbers will be available between 09:00 hrs. and 18:00 hrs. two days before the event at the office of Sports Vision (Tel.081 874 8799) and also at the Amari Watergate Bangkok on the day of the race.
||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 5 finishers of each category will receive a trophy**
• The top 3 running clubs that bring the most members will receive a blub shield
• Winner of the Fancy Dress competition will receive a trophy
|The finish line:
||Celebrate at Henry J. Bean's at the Amari Watergate Bangkok. For more information call: Tel. 02 653 9000 ext. 69.
||*Prize winners are advised that tax implications may arise from their prize winnings.
**Only the first place finisher in the family category will receive a trophy.
Amari Watergate Bangkok and BMW present Thailand's largest 17th Charity Midnight Run 2014 and a reason for everyone to run.
BE A HERO FOR CHILDREN IN NEED
All proceeds from the run will be donated to three major charities; Chalerm Prakiat HRH Princess Sirindhorn School, which supports the education of children whose parents die of AIDS; Baan Gerda Children's Project which supports HIV-infected orphans in Nongmuang, Lopburi province 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 largest 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 now open.
Train with us for the 17th Charity Midnight Run! Be one of the first to register for the run and join us for a customized workout at Fit Centre to prepare for the event.
AMARI AND BMW THAILAND MAKE IT FUN TO RUN
As midnight approaches in Bangkok on 18th October 2014 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 5 million Baht for charity. Don't miss the fun and excitement of Thailand's largest midnight run. Now recognised as one of the most important events in the country's calendar, the run offers an opportunity for runners to compete for the coveted championship trophies, receive a commemorative medal, and raffle prizes 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. Pierre-Andre Pelletier, General Manager of Amari Watergate Bangkok commented “We encourage folk from far and wide, of all ages, to be part of something very special and at the same time help us make a difference for three great charities who desperately need our support.”
Participants of the 2013 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 hundred's of participants has become a global running sensation, attracting over 7,000 runners from all over the world.
DRESS TO IMPRESS
REGISTER AND RUN
To add to the fun run atmosphere, our theme for 2014 is Superheroes. Dress up as your favourite super hero for a chance to be the best-dressed runner and win prizes.
Arrive early and enjoy pre-race festivities, which include an aerobics warm-up. Join the 7,000 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 16th Charity Midnight Run 2013 Video
The 16th Charity Midnight Run 2013 Photo Gallery
Next year's details
The 17th Amari Watergate and BMW Thailand Charity Midnight Run is scheduled for Saturday, 18 October 2014 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 over 7,000 runners competing in this annual event. With a choice of a 6 or 12 kilometre routes, 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 charity events, proceeds from are donated to three great charities including:
Chalerm Prakiat School, Lampoon
Provides education to unfortunate children whose parents have passed away from HIV infections
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 which supports HIV infected and orphaned children
Don't miss out on an amazing experience and take part in the 2014 Midnight Run!