Cancer Care Charity Bike Fun Run by Four Seasons raises funds for cancer research
Nearly 900 people took part in the Cancer Care Charity Bike Fun Run on March 18, 2017 at the Royal Park Rajapruek. The event was sponsored by Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, Royal Park Rajapruek, the Chiang Mai Night Safari and the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai in
association with the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Chiang Mai Office, Royal
Park Rajapruek and Chiang Mai Night Safari, hosted the “2017 Cancer Care
Charity Bike Fun Run” on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 5:30 am.
Over 20 years since Four Seasons Resort
Chiang Mai first staged its Terry Fox Charity Run, the event has so far
raised an amazing THB 40 million for cancer research projects in Thailand.
This year saw a record participation of close to 900 people at the run – a
landmark project of Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. The Haematological Cancer
Research Centre and the Genetic Cancer Research Centre at King Chulalongkorn
Memorial Hospital under the auspices of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, President
of the Thai Red Cross Society, will receive all proceeds from this charity
event to further their vital work in the field of cancer care.
It was an honour to have the support of
Khun Pawin Chamniprasart (Governor of Chiang Mai), Khun Molsuda
chamniprasart (President of Provincial Red Cross Chapter of Chiang Mai), Mr.
Hagen E.W. Dirksen (Honorary Consul of Germany), Mr. Shirish Jain (Consul
General The Consulate of India in Chiang Mai), Khun Pinnat Charoenphol
(Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand in Chiang Mai), Khun Rujira
Rimpadee (Director of Research and Advanced Development Institute), Dr.
Arnada Nirantraikul (Deputy Director of Royal Park Rajapruek, Acting for
Director to Royal Park Rajapruek), Khun Passapong Jirawattanasak (Marketing
Manager, Bangkok Airways), Khun Benjamin Sirirat (Creative and Branding
Manager,Bangkok Airways) and Khun Songsak Sutas Na Ayuthaya, (Director of
maintenance and operations Chiang Mai Night Safari), who took part in the
In his remarks, Michael Branham,
General Manager Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai and Four Seasons Tented Camp
Golden Triangle said, “We are grateful to all the families, individuals and
companies who have generously set aside their time to participate at this
charity fun run and bike. It is our pride and privilege to host this event
annually and we look forward to your support in its continued success in the
years to come.”
Chiang Mai athlete wins gold in Thailand University Games
Kowit Sutthakul (2nd from right) from Chiang Mai Rajabhat University took home the gold in fencing while Suparat Promsum (2nd from left) from Chiang Mai Rajabhat University took home the silver in the 44th Thailand University Games.
The Chiang Mai Rajabaht University athletes took home one gold and one silver medal in the 44th Annual Thailand University Games or the Suranaree Games held in Nakhon Ratchasima from February 27 to March 2, 2017. Kowit Sutthakul took home the gold in men’s two handed fencing while Suparat Promsum took home silver in fencing as well.
Twenty seven teams participated in the games; Athletics, Swimming, Basketball, Football, Volleyball, Golf, Sepak Takraw, Fencing, Taekwondo, Tennis, Table Tennis, Badminton, Shooting, Hockey, Rugby, Beach Volleyball, Petanque, Rowing, Pencak Silat, Dance Sports, Futsal, Crossword, Bridged, Go, Boxing, and A-Math.
Chiang Mai Mini Half Marathon winners receive Royal Trophies
Prasong Jammahasatien, winner in the Men’s 21km
category and Wipavee Prathumsuwan in the Women’s 21km category, with their
Royal Trophies presented by Chiang Mai Deputy Governor Prajuab Kanthiya at
Promenada Resort Mall.
The Chiang Mai Mini Half Marathon was
held on November 20, 2016 and proceeds from the Half Marathon were donated
to Chiang Mai Orphanage and Wat Jan Chalermphakiate 80 years old Hospital,
Galyani Vadhana District, Chiang Mai.
Awards were handed out at Promenada
Resort Mall by Chiang Mai Deputy Governor Prajuab Kanthiya who awarded Royal
Trophies from HRH Princess Sirindhorn.
The 21 km half marathon was won by
Prasong Jammahasatien in the Men’s category and Wipavee Prathumsuwan in the
Women’s category. The 10.5 km Mini Marathon was won by Worawith Chanphuthi
in the Men’s category and Siriphat Mahawan in the Women’s category. Five
hundred and sixty one people from around the country joined in the event
that will see funds donated to charity.