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First Vertical Run To Help The Less Fortunate By Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok

May 14, 2014 Destination Thailand No Comments Email Email

Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok will hold its first ever vertical run on Friday, 23 May 2014. 

hispanic man running and jumping from a wallWith an aim to help less fortunate students in Nakhon Nayok Province, the challenge is open to all stair racers.  Vertical Run 2014 will be held at the 25-storey Shangri-La Wing’s gruelling 90.6-metre climb of 494 steps.

Participants of all ages can join Vertical Run 2014.  Entry fee is priced at 500 baht per person and includes a Vertical Run T-shirt.  The race will finish at the rooftop of the hotel’s Shangri-La Wing.  All proceeds after expenses will support a kindergarten classroom renovation project of Baan Chongtakian School in Nakhon Nayok Province.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and racing starts at 9:00 a.m.

The winner in individual male and female categories will receive a trophy and a dining voucher for a romantic dinner cruise for two aboard the hotel’s Horizon Cruise.  All participants will receive a finisher’s medal.

Registration is available starting today at the hotel’s Human Resources Department on 02 236 7777 extension 6609.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 80 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000.  Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services.  Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.  The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at

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