The 6th Thansur Sokha Half Marathon & Bike Race will take place on Bokor Mountain, in Kampot province on October 26-27.
The annual International Half Marathon & Bike Races on Bokor Mountain is hosted by Thansur Sokha Resort. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital.
This charity event is open to both international and local participants and is not limited to a particular age for the Fun Run. However, cyclists under the age of nine cannot participate for safety reasons.
The 6th Thansur Sokha Half Marathon and Bike Race offers an excellent opportunity for participants to support the Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital.
At the same time, participants can also experience an unforgettable day filled with joy and camaraderie with families and friends.
The biking race will be held on October 26 in four categories – 10km. 17km, 34km and 51km. The 10 km race is open to participants aged between nine and 13. A registration fee of between $7 and $12 will be charged.
The 17km and 34 km races are open to participants’ aged 14 years and above, with a registration fee of between $12 and $27. And finally, the 51km race is for participants aged 18 and above. The registration fee for this event is $32 for foreign nationals and $22 for Cambodians.
The running race will be held on October 27, with a 21km half-marathon and other categories such as the 10km, 5km and 3km races.
For the half-marathon, participants must be aged 16 and above with a registration fee of $32 for foreign nationals and $22 for Cambodians.
The 10km race is for participants aged 13 and above. Registration fees for this event are $27 for foreign nationals and $17 for Cambodians.
The 5km and 3 km race categories are open to all ages. However, the registration fees range from $17 for foreign nationals to $7 for Cambodians.
Winners stand to receive trophies, medals and more prizes. All participants will also get a Preah Monivong Bokor Marathon souvenir medal.
While charity is the mainstay of the event, it also aims to promote health and fun. Hence, participants also have the option of staying at the luxurious Sokha Thansur Resort, in camp or at the Bokor Inn at reasonable prices.
There will also be a live concert at night to make the event more enjoyable.
This International half-marathon and bike race has seen significant year-on-year increase in the number of foreign and local participants.
Just a 45-minute drive from Kampot town and 170 minutes from Phnom Penh, Thansur Sokha Resort is located on a cool and beautifully landscaped hill on Bokor Mountain.
The mountain itself is a well-known historical tourist destination in Cambodia with spectacular scenic attractions for tourists, such as the castle rock, the 500 rice fields, Nepenthes flower, and rolling clouds.
At 1,075 metres above sea level, the Preah Monivong National Park known as Bokor National Park is located in Teuk Chhou District, in Kampot province. It is some 11km from Kampot town to the foot of the mountain and 32km from the foot to its peak.
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