On 21 January 2014, The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, Phuket associates and guests ran a 3.5km scenic course in participation of the global roll-out of the brand’s popular Gear Lending program with New Balance.
With a focus on wellness, Westin is dedicated to making fitness convenient for travelers. The decision to launch the WestinWORKOUT® Gear Lending Program globally was driven by the unprecedented positive feedback from users of the pilot program which was launched in 10 target markets in 2010. This innovative and exclusive program empowers more travelers to stay fit and healthy on the road. For a small fee of THB150 or $5, guests can borrow running shoes with disposable insoles, as well as his and hers New Balance apparel including shorts, shirts and socks for the men and capri pants, shirts, sports bras and socks for the ladies.
“We’re excited to launch this program that not only will help guests maintain their active lifestyle during their travels, without the hassle of packing gear but also provide a solution for those who forgot their gear or decide to work out last-minute.” said Janet McNab, General Manager, The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, Phuket. Hotel associates and guests ran along a scenic 3.5km route that took them up to panoramic lookout points, down to the beach and by the seaside as part of the RunWESTIN℠ program. The early morning workout gave everyone a great, refreshing start for the day ahead. Upon completion of the run, Chef Adam Tanner, Executive Chef, prepared a spread of healthy SuperFoodsRX™ for runners to refuel.
RunWESTIN SM is a complimentary program offering a guided, scenic 3.5 kilometer morning run starting from the lobby and down along the coastline. Led by Westin’s Running Concierge, guests can join a group jog, enjoying fresh air and local scenery. Our Running Concierge will share interesting facts about the area as runners get energized for the day ahead or shake off the stress of the day that is coming to close. Runners of all levels are welcome to join the group, or they can simply grab a running map and take off on their own.
As a post workout treat, all guests will receive refreshing bottled water and towels to help them cool down.