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Dear Runners, Participants, Supporters and Sponsors,

THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING AT THE 5TH KOH SAMUI THA CHARITY MIDNIGHT RUN | News by Samui TimesWhat a success! This year’s Koh Samui THA Charity Midnight Run was the most successful, it brought together exactly 992 runners, and raised more than THB250,000 for the School for Autistic Children and the Green Project.

We are profoundly grateful for your participation and support on the 5th Koh Samui THA Charity Midnight Run, and wanted to genuinely thank you.

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

Ms. Olga Postupayeva, overall winner of the “5km Women” category

Ms. Olena Nikitas, overall winner of the “10km Women” category
Mr. Rungsan Suthirak, overall winner of the “5km Men” category
Mr. Apichat Jaisom, overall winner of the “10km Men” category
Ms. Jade Hawkins, winner of the “Best Costume” category
Mr. Joao Corte-Real – Anantara Lawana, winner of the “Best GM Costume” category
Kamalaya Koh Samui, winner of the “Most Participants” category
Bangkok Hospital, winner of the “Most Donations Collected” category
Family Maestracci, winner of the “Family Run” category

Ms. Jade Hawkins, winner of the lucky draw motorbike (all registered team members of sponsoring hotels and businesses are eligible for the lucky draw. So make sure you stay back for the lucky draw in 2018!) 

You can find the list of all the 5km winners here and 10km winner here.

Thank you to Mr. Seni Phuwasetthaworn (Board Member of Tourism Council of Thailand), Dr. Bansart Ruengchan (President of the Tourism Association of Koh Samui), Ms. Supinya Srithongku (Deputy Mayor of Koh Samui), Ms. Chitlada Pupradit (Deputy Director of TAT Koh Samui Office), Mr. Reungnam Chaikwang (President of the Thai Hotels Association), Ms.Titiyaporn Krasin (Manager – Samui Airport Administration Bangkok Airways), John Ens (Vice Chairman THA) and Ms. Dalin Reung-i-soon (Chairman and Manager 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; Kamalaya Koh Samui (41 runners), Breda University of Applied Sciences (27 runners), Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort (26 runners), KC Beach Club & Pool Villas (25 runners), Silavadee Pool Spa Resort (23 runners), Fair House Villa & Spa, The Fair House Beach Resort & Hotel, OZO Chaweng Samui, Amari Koh Samui, Nora Buri Resort, Nora Beach Resort & Spa, Peace Resort Samui, Beach Republic, Prana Hotel, Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort, Nikki Beach Resort Koh Samui, Bo Phut Resort & Spa, Superpro Samui, Royal Beach Boutique Resort & Spa, Conrad Koh Samui, Montien House Hotel Samui, Bangkok Hospital, Banyan Tree Samui Resort, The Sunset Beach Resort & Spa – Taling Ngam, Reggae Pub, Santiburi Beach Resort & Spa, Chaweng Garden Beach Resort Samui, Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, Thailand, Imperial Boat House Beach Resort, New Star Beach Resort, Belmond Napasai Koh Samui, Six Senses Samui, Rocky’s Boutique Resort, Poppies Samui Resort, The Library Koh Samui, Celes Beachfront Resort, Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui, Buri Rasa Village SamuiManathai Koh Samui, Art Café by June, Chaweng Regent Beach Resort, Melati Beach Resort & Spa, Skal International Koh Samui, Kanda Residences Samui, Novotel Samui Resort Chaweng Beach Kandaburi, Bandara Resort & Spa, Bangkok Airways, Sino-Pacific Trading Co., Ltd, Petch Bancha Stadium, Samui Running Club, W Retreat Koh Samui, Hansar Samui, The All Water Supply, The Gecko Iron Gym, HR Club Koh Samui, TAKS, Surat Bansouy Co., Ltd, Fathaveeporn Company

Thank you to the Reggae Pub for providing the venue, Khun Claudio and Khun Vern from Bayside Magazine, and Khun Aez for taking pictures of the event Samui Channel, Channel 3, 7, 9 and Samui Cable TV, Thai PBS 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, Sor DontreeCharoen for the drumming performance, Khun Pipat and his team for the fire dance performance.

Thank you to Khun Surapong from Bo Phut Resort & Spa and to Singha for supporting with 4,800 bottles of water, Hansar Samui Resort & Spa for supporting with 1,500 bottles of water, 1,000 bananas & cut oranges, BigC for supporting with banana cakes and doughnuts, Evian for supporting with 720 bottles of water, Ibis Samui Bophut for supporting with 450 bananas & banana cakes, Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort for supporting with 100 bottles of water and 500 bananas, Chaweng 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, New Star Beach Resort for supporting with 200 bananas, Novotel Samui Resort Chaweng Beach Kandaburi for supporting with 240 bottles of water and BB&B for supporting with 20 bottles of wine.

Thank you to Banburee Resort & Restorative Health Spa, Blue Lagoon Hotel, Centara Villas Samui, Mercure Samui Chaweng Tana, Muang Samui Spa Resort, Samui Paradise Beach Resort and X2 Samui Resort for supporting the raffle with accommodation vouchers, and thank you to Bo Phut Resort & Spa, Sareeraya Villas & Suites, W-Retreat, Baan Haad Ngam Boutique Resort & Villas, InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, The Sea, Belmond Napasai, Samui Buri Beach Resort, KC Beach Club & Pool Villas and Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa for supporting the raffle with dining vouchers.

Thank you to OZO Chaweng Samui and The Green Mango Club for taking care of the water stations, New Star Beach Resort, Poppies Samui 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 5th 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.

All the photos of the run are available on our FaceBook page and will be published on our website next week.

The next Koh Samui THA Charity Midnight Run will take place on March 24th, 2018. 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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