February 7th, 2010, Wichai Praisa-ngob, the Governor of Phuket, presided over the Mini Marathon Competition held by Wichit Municipality. The competition consisted of 4.5 kilometers Fun Run and 10.5 kilometers of mini marathon. There were over 700 locals and foreigners joined the event.
Kreetha Saetan, the Mayor of Wichit Municipality, said that, the municipality realized how to make the villagers a quality life. Good health is the basis for good life so the municipality has managed many activities that help to promote the villagers good health; the mini marathon competition is one of the project. He further commented that apart from being healthy, the project also help to generate spirit among people.