Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket shapes up for Laguna Phuket International Marathon
Phuket, Thailand – The management and staff of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket will again participate in the annual Laguna Phuket International marathon – also known as Laguna’s “Run Paradise!” – on Sunday 10 June 2012.
This year’s event will feature a Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km Run, 91.5FM Phuket 5km Community Walk and a 2km Kids Run. Miss Thailand World Vanessa “Na Chatra” Muangkod is the event’s newly appointed Charity Ambassador.
The course provides a spectacular backdrop to this fun day. The start line for races will is at Laguna Grove, then the course heads up to the north of the island route, through local villages, past rubber and pineapple plantations, picturesque lagoons and taking in idyllic island views. People of all ages and fitness levels are welcome to enjoy one of Phuket's biggest sport activities.
“I always tell my Dusit Team that it has never been too late to start getting healthy, both physically and emotionally,” says Mr Peter Komposch, General Manager of Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket. “We would like to encourage everyone to join us, even if it is just the 5km community walk. This event is for everyone!.”
Competitors of Laguna Phuket's 2012 marathon and triathlon series are raising funds for the resort complex’s latest community initiative - the ‘Fully Booked’ project, aimed at collecting THB 2 million for a mobile library and learning centre for local schoolchildren.
Laguna Phuket is Asia’s finest destination resort – a collection of deluxe hotels and villas including Banyan Tree Phuket, Angsana Laguna Phuket, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, Laguna Beach Resort, Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort & Villas, Best Western Allamanda Laguna Phuket, and Laguna Holiday Club Resort - all sharing 1,000 acres of tropical parkland and three kilometres of beach frontage with Laguna Phuket Golf Club, Canal Shopping Village, Banyan Tree Spa, four Angsana Spas, Laguna Wedding Chapel, the Quest team building facility, and Latitude, a unique stand-alone function venue.