From left to right: Thirawan Sichuen (Manager, Housekeeping at Amari Phuket) and Piraphol Hayeechema (Director, Finance at Amari Phuket)
Phuket, 15 March 2017 – Two representatives of Amari Phuket’s management team, Thirawan Sichuen – Manager, Housekeeping (left), and Piraphol Hayeechema – Director, Finance (right), recently participated in the Eight Thalang Chana Suek Mini-marathon to race for the royal cup of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. The marathon was organised at Thalang Victory Monument in Phuket. Amari Phuket won the trophy for the 10.5-kilometre mini-marathon for females aged 45 to 49 years old.
PHUKET, THAILAND – Thanyapura’s King of the Mountain was successfully held on Sunday, September 4, 2016, chaired by Virat Patee, Director of Sports Authority of Thailand, Phuket Office; Anoma Vongyai, Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand, Phuket Office; and Sirawee Waloh, Director of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Phuket Office with a large number of 610 attendees. The trail run offered each runner with a choice of three distances; 4 kilometres fun run, 8 kilometres and 15 kilometres along the steep and slippery muddy slopes, and beautiful natural waterfalls of Khao Phra Theao national park.
Although each of the regattas in the Southeast Asian sailing circuit, commonly known as the Asian Yachting Grand Prix, has their own unique characteristics and advantages, none can match the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta in term of numbers and prestige. Indeed, if sailors are picking one regatta to race in – it’s the Phuket King’s Cup.
Koji Nishizawa from Japan won the 11th Laguna Phuket International Marathon (2016LPIM) as the annual running festival took to the island’s roads. Recognized as Thailand’s 2nd largest marathon event and annually supported by Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), this year’s race is once again record-breaking, with over 6,000 participants from 54 countries competing on a variety of distance courses in an atmosphere of community fun and charity fund-raising.
Triathlon Head Coach Ricky Ekkarat Phanthip in conjunction with Thanyapura Phuket recently held a “Born Free to Run Champions’ Party” to acknowledge the hard work and dedication the runners have made last year while training at Thanyapura and joining the competitions around Thailand.
Ricky Ekkarat Phanthip announced his return to form with a win at the Powerman Malaysia Asia Duathlon Championships last weekend. The “fastest man in Phuket” saw action for the first time after taking a year off after knee surgery, but his patience and discipline were rewarded with a first place in his age group.
Swedish Ultraman World Champion Jonas Colting completed his marathon swim journey today, becoming the first-ever man to swim around the island of Phuket. Mr. Colting was joined by his training partners Thobias Peterson and Daniel Karlsson Engdahl throughout the eight legs of the swim trek.