The 29th BDMS Bangkok Marathon race (2016)will be coming on this coming Sunday, 5th February 20117. National Jogging Association of Thailand has announced to the public, including the website www.bkkmarathon.com the updated venues for race which is at the connection between Phitsanulok Road connected to Ratchadamnoen Nok Road (Mistsakawan Intersection) - Nakhonratsrima Road (intersection Wang Dang) - Samsen Road (Thewet Intersection) or alongside the Ministry of Education and the Teacher’s council of Thailand. We would like to confirm the mentioned venue.
Running Race Route
- Marathon (42.198 km)
Starting from Phitsanulok Road (Mitsakawan Intersection)- right to Jor Por Lor Intersection - right to Wisutkasat Road then up to the Rama VIII Bridge connecting to Borommaratchachonnani Elevated Highway until the end – on to Highway 338 and then loop back up to Borommaratchachonnani Elevated Highway up to the Rama VIII Bridge till Jor Por Lor Intersection - left along Ratchadamnoen parallel road- to the finish line.
- Half Marathon (21.00km)
Same route as Marathon (42.198km) but need to u turn at the middle of Borommaratchachonnani Elevated Highway.
-Mini Marathon (10km)
Same route as marathon and half marathon but need to u turn at the 5th km of Borommaratchachonnani Elevated Highway . Since another race will be also holding at the Rama VIII Bridge, only mini marathon is necessary to change the starting time from 6:00am to 5:30am. in order to avoid the effects of using the same racing route.
Runners can pick up race kit like BIB, T shirt at the Marathon Expo during 2-3-4 February 2017 9:00-16:00hrs at Airport Rail Link Makkasan Station 2nd Floor.
Noted : Race Kit can not be collected on 5th Feb 2017. (Racing Day)
Racing Day 5th February 2017
In order to facilitate all categories of runners, we would like to arrange the program as following:
Saturday 4th Feb 2017
23.30 Marathon runner show up at staring area ( Phitsanuloke Road; Mitsakawan Intersection Side)
Sunday 5th Feb 2017
00.00 (Midnight) Marathon (42.195) starts
01.30 Half Marathon runners show up at starting point
02.00 Half Marathon starts
02.20 The first marathon runner is expected to cross the finish line.
03.15 The first half marathon runner is expected to cross the finish line.
05.15 Mini Marathon Runners show up at starting point
05.30 Mini Marathon starts
07.00 Award Ceremony
08.00 Closing Ceremony
BKK Marathon provides parking areas at Makutkasattriyaram Temple and Somanas Rajavoraviharn Temple which are on Krung Kasem Raod and along East side of Ratchadamnoen Nok parallel road (Boxing Stadium). It takes about 500-800 m. from the racing venue. No parking allowed on all racing roads. However, provided parking lots may not be sufficient. Please use public transportation.