For the past 18 years, Four Seasons Hotel
Bangkok has committed to hold a charity run to raise funds for
cancer research in conjunction with its sister properties in
Chiang Mai and Koh Samui.
Last year’s run with approximately 3,000
runners, raised successfully 3.7 million Baht which was donated to the ‘Hematological Cancer Research Centre’ at King Chulalongkorn
Memorial Hospital under the auspices of the Thai Red Cross
and Red Crescent Society.
The organizing committee of ‘Cancer Care’ at Four
Seasons Hotel Bangkok is now organizing the sixth ‘Cancer Care’
charity fun run, referred to as the Terry Fox Run a few years ago, in
Lumpini Park on Saturday, 23 February 2013 in association with
the Thai Red Cross and Red Crescent Society with the support of the Embassy of
Canada to Thailand, as well as major sponsors such as B. Grimm &
Co., R.O.P., Ananda Development, Boonrawd Brewery, Starbucks Coffee (Thailand), and media partners.
Proceeds from the run will go towards the
research projects currently conducted by the ‘Hematological Cancer
Research Centre’ at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital.
Beginning and ending inside the Lumpini Park, the
run promises to
be a fun and enjoyable Saturday outing for families, joggers and
health enthusiasts of all ages.
Both the 5 kms and 10 kms routes are
perfect for running and walking. Families with young children as
well as the elderly can participate. Various activities
are also lined up for all children at the run with prizes awaiting
To add more fun and excitement to the run, a Queen’s trophy
will be awarded to the largest group. Prizes also await the
participants who reach the finish line for the 5 kms and 10 kms male
and female runners. This year will see an additional prize
awarded to the child runner ranging from 5 to 10 years old, who
reaches the finish line first after a 1 km run.
from 07:00 to 07:45 and the official starting time is at 08:05.
All can participate in the run with a
minimum donation of Baht 350 representing the cost of an official
‘Cancer Care’ t-shirt or Baht 500 representing the cost of an
official ‘Cancer Care’ polo shirt which also includes a breakfast
box and the chance to win prizes such as accommodation
vouchers at various Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts and many others.
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