Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation in conjunction with JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa and supporters continually hold the 7th Mai Khao Turtle Mini Marathon on May 22nd, 2011 with more than 700 runners attended, at Pru Jeh San Lake, Mai Khao Beach, Phuket.
The event starts in the early morning with welcome speech by Mr. Buayan Suwanmanee, Director of Tourism & Sports, Phuket and keynote address by Mr. Tony Pedroni, new chairman of Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation and followed by the race of 10.5 km and 3.5 k.m. The running club and hotel which sent the most participants are Andaman Pearl club and JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa.
The mini marathon is one of the foundation project annually be held to raise funds and awareness for its annual contribution to the Phuket Marine Biological Centre’s Marine Animal Stranding Rescue Project which aims to rescue, treat, rehabilitate and release injured turtles, dolphins, whales and dugongs.
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