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A big thank you from THA Charity Midnight Run Commitee

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A big thank you from THA Charity Midnight Run Commitee | Samui Times
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Dear Runners, Participants, Supporters and Sponsors,

In our last email, we have missed out some very important supporters of the run. We would like to take this opportunity to sincerely apologize for the hick up and thank Kamalaya Koh Samui (46 runners), Belmond Napasai Koh Samui (20 runners), Kanda Residences Samui (20 runners), Nora Buri Resort & Spa (20 runners) and Art Café by June (10 runners) for their support making this year’s Koh Samui THA Charity Midnight Run the most successful run ever.

midnight run 2016We would like to congratulate this year’s winners once again:

Ms. Maria Shea, overall winner of the “5km Women” category

Ms. Elena Raevskaya, overall winner of the “10km Women” category
Mr. Sumat Suwannawa, overall winner of the “5km Men” category
Mr. Stephen Larkin, overall winner of the “10km Men” category
Peace Resort Samui, winner of the “Best Costume” category
Mr. Wongsakorn Luangkaew (Peace Resort Samui), winner of the lucky draw motor bike (all hotel team members of sponsoring hotels are eligible for the lucky draw. So make sure you stay back for the lucky draw in 2017!) 

You can find the list of all the winners here.

Thank you to Mr. Meunsin Poonsawat (Deputy Mayor of Koh Samui), Mr. Narin Tijayang (Chief of Koh Samui Tourism Coordination Center), Mr. Reungnam Chaikwang (President of the Thai Hotels Association), Mr. Seni Phuwasetthaworn (President of the Tourism Association of Koh Samui), Ms. Pannaphorn Preechachaan (Chief of Regional Corporate Communications-Southern Thailand, Bangkok Airways) and Ms. Dalin Reung-i-soon (Chairman and Manger of Samui Learning Center for Special Needs) for attending and supporting the event.

Special thank you to our main sponsors, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Tourism Association of Koh Samui and Bangkok Airways.

We would also like to thank the following participating hotels, resorts and companies for supporting the event with sponsorship and runners; Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort (35 runners), Peace Resort Samui (24 runners), Chaweng Regent Beach Resort (24 runners), Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort (23 runners), KC Beach Club & Pool Villas (23 runners), Melati Beach Resort & Spa (20 runners), OZO Chaweng Samui (20 runners), Imperial Boat House Beach Resort (20 runners), Impiana Resort Chaweng Noi (20 runners), Six Senses Samui (20 runners), The Sunset Beach Resort & Spa – Taling Ngam (17 runners), Conrad Koh Samui (10 runners), Royal Beach Boutique Resort & Spa (10 runners), Movenpick Resort Laem Yai Beach Samui (10 runners), Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui (10 runners), Poppies Samui Resort (10 runners), Samui Palm Beach Resort & Hotel (10 runners), Banyan Tree Samui Resort (10 runners), Silavadee Pool Spa Resort (10 runners), The Library Koh Samui (10 runners), New Star Beach Resort (10 runners), Rocky’s Boutique Resort (10 runners), Bandara Resort & Spa (10 runners), Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, Thailand (10 runners),  Buri Rasa Village Samui (10 runners), InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort (10 runners), Novotel Samui Resort Chaweng Beach Kandaburi (10 runners), Skal International Koh Samui (10 runners), Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa Hotel (10 runners), Ibis Samui Bophut (10 runners), Chaweng Garden Beach Resort Samui (10 runners), Montien House Hotel Samui (5 runners) and W Retreat Koh Samui (3 runners).

Thank you to the Reggae Pub for providing the venue, Bayside Magazine for taking pictures of the event, Samui Channel for filming the event, ItGraphix for creating the artwork, managing and updating the website, Siam Map for advertising the event, Bangkok Hospital Samui for the medical assistance, Century 21 Zazen Properties for helping with the registrations, Bophut Police for assisting with the closing of the roads and traffic management.

Thank you to Hansar Samui Resort & Spa for supporting with 1,500 bottles of water, 1,000 bananas and cut oranges, BigC for supporting with 1,000 banana cakes and doughnuts, Evian for supporting with 720 bottles of water, Ibis Samui Bophut for supporting with 200 bottles of water 400 bananas and banana cakes, Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort for supporting with 100 bottles of water and 500 bananasChaweng Regent Beach Resort for supporting with 500 bottles of water, Melati Beach Resort & Spa for supporting with 500 bottles of water, Poppies Samui Resort for supporting with 200 bananas and 50 staff meals, Montien House Hotel Samui for supporting with 200 cut oranges and 50 staff meals, Peace Resort Samui,  Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort and W Retreat Koh Samui supporting with 200 bottles of water, Nora Buri Resort & Spa for supporting with 200 bananas, Novotel Samui Resort Chaweng Beach Kandaburi for supporting with 180 bottles of water, Movenpick Resort Laem Yai Beach Samui, Samui Palm Beach Resort & Hotel, Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa Hotel and Banyan Tree Samui Resort for supporting with 120 bottles of water, Conrad Koh Samui for supporting with 100 bottles of water, The Sarann for supporting with 200 cut oranges and The Scent Hotel for supporting with 100 cut oranges.

Thank you to OZO Chaweng Samui and The Green Mango Club for taking care of the water stations, New Star Beach Resort and Hansar Samui Resort & Spa for supporting with manpower.

Thank you to Mrs. Suttila Pongsuppat and the Zazen Boutique Resort & Spa team for organizing, planning and executing the event.

We were delighted to work by your side on this 4th Koh Samui THA Charity Midnight Run, and hope to have this opportunity one more time next year. Your support is truly appreciated, and thank you once again for supporting our annual event.

The next Koh Samui THA Charity Midnight Run will take place on March 25th, 2017. For more information and to register, please visit our website or Facebook page.

Sunny and heartfelt regards,

The Koh Samui THA Charity Midnight Run Committee


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