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December 11, 2019

Adventure Bagan Temple Marathon to be held in coming Saturday

Amatures including international runners will participate at the Adventure Bangan Temple Marathon to be held in Bagan on Saturday.  The Adventure Bagan Temple Marathon started in 2013. Photo: Supplied
Amatures including international runners will participate at the Adventure Bangan Temple Marathon to be held in Bagan on Saturday. The Adventure Bagan Temple Marathon started in 2013. Photo: Supplied

Under the supervision of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, the Adventure Bagan Temple Marathon will be held in the ancient city Bagan on Saturday in cooperation with Myanmar Voyages International Tourism Co. and Denmark-based Albatros Travel.
The Bagan Temple Marathon will start from the east of Htilominlo Temple at 6 am. A total of 245 international runners from more than 30 countries including the United States, Australia, Britain, Denmark, France and countries from Asia and 93 amateurs from Myanmar will participate. This event will be led by an experienced referee group from Denmark.
The race route for the runners will take them on a voyage of discovery into an alluring and untouched land with beautiful temples and sacred pagodas scattered across the ancient city.
There will be three events for both male and female runners along new and old Bagan city, for a total of 26 miles for full marathoners, 13 miles for the half marathoners and 16 miles for the mini-marathon runners.The winners will be awarded lacquer club prizes.
The Adventure Bagan Temple Marathon started in 2013 and this is in its fifth time in Myanmar.

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