Under sunny skies, between 600 and 700 runners marked the start of October by joining the Bangkok Patana Fun Run 2023. This year the annual event was held at Bangpoo Golf & Sports club. It was great to see participants of all ages from 3 years old to 74 years old, as well as many for whom this was their first competitive event. Congratulations to our winners of the event announced yesterday:
- Top Male Finisher (19+) 5K Fun Run – Alex Sze
- Top Female Finisher (19+) 5K Fun Run – Rebecca Blundell
- Top Male Finisher (18 and under) 5K Fun Run – Tresco Tatam
- Top Female Finisher (18 and under) 5K Fun Run – Jeanne Webert
- Perseverance Award (new runners/families who compete well) – Kong Family and Shu Family
- Eldest Runner (Overall)- Pannee Luenganantakul (74)
- Youngest Runner (Overall)- Sebastian Andersson (2)
School Based Awards Post Event:
- Top BPS Finisher Male (3K)- based on time, includes BMAC – 3k Taku Ishizaki
- Top BPS Finished Female (3K)- based on time, includes BMAC – 3k Kiko Ohara
- Top Primary KS1 School Male (3K) – Warren Ngan
- Top Primary KS1 School Female (3K) – Vorapachara Tejapaibul
- Top Primary KS2 School Male (3K)- based on time, includes BMAC – Morris Freiburg
- Top Primary KS2 School Female (3K)- based on time, includes BMAC – Kiko Ohara
- BPS Year group with most entries (Overall) – Year 6
- BPS House with most entries (Overall)- 1. Chang 2. Samui/Lanta 4. Phuket
Individual results can be viewed by scanning the QR code on your bib.
The Fun Run is a charity event. This year all proceeds from the event will go to these charity clubs supported by our students: THFeminist, Hand2Heart and the SEC (Student Environmental Club).
Thanks to Khun So and our Thai parents for their support with food for the participants and volunteers. Thanks also to Bang Poo Police and to the Samutprakarn Provincial Administrative Organisation for their support.
A big thanks and shout out to our sponsors who made this event enjoyable for the runners and the onlookers; please support them: Platinum sponsors – Muangthai Capital and MK Restaurants
Silver sponsors: Singha Water – much needed on a sunny day! Bumrungrad Hospital for their nurses and stand-by ambulance; LawtonAsia Insurance Brokers; Sriracha Nakorn; PCS; Bangkok Patana School Foundation Board; Rich App
Bronze Sponsor: Get Fresh (15% discount with the Patana card at all locations except Siam Paragon).
For more photos, visit our Facebook album.
See you next year – we have already booked Rama 9 park!