91.5FM Phuket Island Radio is setting the pace and burning up the airwaves with title sponsorship of the 6k Fun Run at this year’s Laguna Phuket Triathlon.
The radio station is promoting the 91.5FM 6K Fun Run on-air in a bid to draw a record field of more than 250 fun runners to the triathlon spectacle on Sunday 28 November, alongside an array of international triathletes and relay teams.
The title sponsorship follows 91.5FM’s involvement in helping attract a record number of entries and charity donations to the 5K Family Walk in this year’s Laguna Phuket International Marathon.
“We’re delighted 91.5FM has joined with us again to provide a valuable Phuket community element for our local residents and visitors,” said Laguna Triathlon director Debbie Dionysius
The 91.5FM 6K Fun Run – for recreational runners able to complete the 6k course in 50 minutes or less – is held alongside the serious business of the triathlon, where super-fit competitors face a 1.8k swim, 55k bike ride and 12k run.
Fun runners will compete for enjoyment and also for prizes to be presented by 91.5FM DJs at the end of the race. They’ll be able to run alongside 91.5FM DJ “The Doris” from “The Doris in the Afternoon Show,” while the 91.5FM presence also includes Breakfast Show DJ Danny O taking on the triathlon.
Both DJs are encouraging 91.5FM 6k Fun Run entries over the airwaves in the lead-up to the big day, as well as giving listeners regular updates on their training and race preparations.
On the day itself, 91.5FM will broadcast live from the Laguna Phuket Triathlon to keep everyone listening throughout Phuket and the world fully informed with event coverage and updates.
91.5FM 6K Fun Runners have to be over 12 years of age and can register before the cut-off date on 15 November at www.goadventureasia.com
The Laguna Phuket Triathlon is Asia’s premier destination triathlon, staged amid spectacular tropical scenery around Laguna Phuket. Over the past 16 years the popular race has attracted thousands of athletes as well as triathlon legends including Mark Allen, Greg Welch, Craig Alexander, Paula Newby-Fraser, Michelie Jones and Chrissie Wellington.