5th Full Moon Marathon Koh Phangan: 9th August 2014

The Tourism Association Koh Phangan is excited to announce the 5th Koh Phangan Marathon: It will take place on the 9th of August, the night before the second biggest Full Moon Party of the year. For the first time, the run will start in Haad Rin. The full Marathon will bring the runners all around the island, from the south up to Chaloklum in the North and back. There will also be a Quarter Run and a Fun run, which will include a special surprise!

Interested athletes are invited to register for the run on the day of the Marathon. The fee will be 500 THB for the Marathon, 300 THB for the quarter run and 100 THB for the fun run. All participants will receive a t-shirt and a medal. The first 5 to complete the Marathon will also win a prize money of up to 10,000THB!

Marathon Koh Phangan: A challenge for trained runners?

It’s the first time that the Full Moon Marathon will start in Haad Rin so it will lead over the very high and steep mountains between Hatrin and Ban Tai. The run will definitely be a challenge compared to Marathons on flat roads.

The start times are yet to be confirmed but the fun run will likely start in late afternoon or early evening, the quarter run around 10pm and the Marathon at Midnight.

Activities on Koh Phangan

The Full Moon Marathon is another interesting activity on Phangan. While many people still connect the island mainly with party and nightlife activities, there are in fact other things to do and the government is working hard to bring exciting yearly events like this marathon or the Kiteboarding competition to Koh Phangan.

Full Moon Marathon Facts

  • 3 runs: Fun Run (3km), Quarter Run (10km), Marathon
  • Fee: 100/300/500 Baht
  • Starttime Early evening and night
  • Prize: Up to 10,000 Baht, Shirts and Medals for all runners

The on-going development of the Gulf islands

Koh Phangan Real Estate: The Gulf islands are developing!The Thai Gulf Islands of Koh Phangan, Koh Samui and Koh Tao have already achieved international recognition for their idyllic beaches, tropical forests and peaceful way of life. But, for those whom are considering purchasing (or have already purchased) Real Estate on the Gulf Islands it is important to be aware of what amenities are currently available and what future developments are underway. Continue reading The on-going development of the Gulf islands

Activities and Events on Koh Phangan: Phangan Breeze

Update: Pictures of the event can be found here.

Another thrilling event on Koh Phangan: The 2nd annual Kiteboarding competition will take place next weekend September 22nd and 23rd! This 2 days kiteboarding event is not only interesting for people who want to participate. Continue reading Activities and Events on Koh Phangan: Phangan Breeze

Koh Phangan News: The future of the island

When thinking about investing money in a real estate object,

there are not only questions about the property one is thinking about. A dream beachfront villa or an amazing resort isn´t worth a lot if the location where it is built, cannot meet the owner´s requirements. There might be topics about the infrastructure coming to one´s mind, before choosing the perfect place. Continue reading Koh Phangan News: The future of the island