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Marathon To Benefit Luang Prabang’s Kids

September 16, 2015 Responsible Tourism No Comments Print Print Email Email

In anticipation of its 1st of November 2015 opening, Sofitel Luang Prabang and Lao Friends-International are proud to join in partnership to present the Luang Prabang Half Marathon “La Procession” 7 Km, 14 Km, 21km, or a team relay of 3 participants for the 21 Km.

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Runners of all abilities will come to Luang Prabang on 17 – 18 October 2015 for a weekend of events and celebrations to benefit our communities.

The course begins and ends in the historic Luang Prabang’s UNESCO Heritage Site, runs through the center of town and the scenic views of Nam Khan and Mekong Rivers, continuing the path near the legendary Wat Xieng Thong, Royal Museum and Mount Phousi.

Sofitel Luang Prabang is proud to be Gold Sponsor of The Luang Prabang Half Marathon, runners will be part of fundraising efforts to maintain a pediatric hospital called ‘Lao Friends Hospital for Children’ which provides high-quality and compassionate healthcare to the children of Laos (www.fwab.org). The charity donation will also benefit the Lao Girls’ Health Empowerment Project (Eau Laos Solidarite), and Big Brother Mouse, to foster education amongst Luang Prabang’s youth.

Race registration and Hotel reservations are available at: www.gotorace.com/event/luang-prabang-half-marathon-2015

More on our Runners package at www.sofitel.com/9669

For additional information please call Sofitel Luang Prabang at +856 71 260777 or email[email protected]

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