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Pattaya Marathon 2010Date: 18 July 2010
Pattaya city , a popular tourist destination that is full of beautiful natural scenic spots. Every activity listed on the tourism calendar of Pattaya is interesting and attracts a lot of people to visit Pattaya. One of the most exciting and impressive activity is PATTAYA MARATHON at Pattaya city, Chonburi which is held annually by the cooperation of Tourism Authority of Thailand and Athletic Association of Thailand. The marathon date will be on the 3rd week of July in every year. The purpose of the competition is to emphasize the feeling of tourism and sports city in Pattaya, to stimulate local economy, and to be one of the first choice for tourists.
On 18th of July You can be a part of Pattaya Marathon 2010 history by joining the competition. these races will provide a great day out for spectators. There are numerous opportunities for spectators to cheer the competitors alongside.
The Pattaya International Marathon is one of the most popular of the annual Thailand marathons. Each July, runners from a multitude of countries compete in three races: a full marathon (42 Km), a half marathon (21 Km) and a quarter marathon (10 Km).
The 1.5-hour journey from Bangkok can be made on regular buses originating from the Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekkamai). Air-conditioned buses leave Ekkamai every 40 minutes from 5.30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tel: 0 2391 9829. Non air-conditioned buses leave Ekkamai every 30 minutes from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tel: 0 2391 2504.,There are also air-conditioned buses leaving the Bangkok's Northern Bus Terminal (Mochit 2 Bus Terminal) on Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road from 6.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. Call: 0 2936 2852-66 for more information. In addition, Si Racha Tour, Tel: 0 2936 4029 operates air-conditioned bus services to Chon Buri and Bang Saen.
The State Railway of Thailand offers a daily train service departing Bangkok's Hua Lamphong Station at 06.55 a.m., tel. 0 2621 8701. It takes about 5 hours to reach a station located near the Siam Country Club.
Chon Buri is a one-hour drive from Bangkok along Highway No. 34 (Bang Na-Trat). Alternatively, taking the Motor Way (new Bangkok-Chon Buri Route) will reduce travel time.,Pattaya can be reached in a 2.5-hour drive along Bangna-Trat Highway via Bang Pakong, Chon Buri and Si Racha. However, visitors can avoid Chon Buri by opting for Highway 36, the new Chon Buri - Pattaya - Rayong route or taking the motorway from Rama 9 Road.,