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Centre Point Mini Marathon for Na Kitti Koon Foundation

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Centre Point Mini Marathon for Na Kitti Koon Foundation Date: Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Location: Benchakitti Park, Bangkok How to Get There

Time: Registration from 5.30am, run commences at 6.30am Centre Point is proud to announce their sponsorship of this mini marathon charity event to raise money for the Na Kitti Koon Foundation, which helps special needs children to develop life and communication skills through drawing, painting, music and theatre. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the foundation, without any deductions.

How You Can Help Advance purchase tickets are available from the front office at all branches of Centre Point and cost 350 baht. Tickets are available on the day but we'd prefer participants to buy in advance to guarantee their place and also contribute to the smooth running of the event. The mini marathon consists of a 3.6-kilometre run, which will take place on the jogging track that runs around the edge of the lake in Benchakitti Park. The money that we raise from enrolment fees will go to the Na Kitti Foundation and help children with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and other conditions to lead more fulfilling lives by learning how to express themselves through art. It shouldn™t take more than 20 minutes, even if you walk the course, and you will have the pleasure of knowing that you have helped us to raise money for a very worthwhile cause.

Highlights of the Event  We want to make the day as special as possible for all participants, to thank you for your help. Register for the mini marathon and you can look forward to:

  1. Adding your handprint to our special Heart Wall, which will be set up at the finishing line. We hope that this wall will act as a symbol of our cooperation to do good things together and encourage others to do the same.
  2. Receiving a running top that has been designed especially by Centre Point as a souvenir of the event.
  3. Enjoying the Good Time Art Pieces created by the special kids with whom the foundation works. At the park will be an exhibition comprised of works of art that the Na Kitti Foundation children have produced so you can see for yourself how beautifully they are able to express themselves through paintings and drawings.
  4. Having your picture taken and printed using Instraprinta. Your picture will be automatically added to your Instagram account with appropriate #Hashtags, and a hard copy printed out for you to keep as a memento of the day.

In addition to the above, every running participant who completes the course will receive their very own Centre Point Mini Marathon 2015 medal. The race will be divided into 3 categories “ 19 and under, 20-39, 40 and over - and the first three runners to cross the line in each category will receive a special trophy. The winner of each category will also be presented with a beautiful piece of art, created by the children of the Na Kitti Koon Foundation.

How to Get There  If you are coming by bike or car, Benchakitti Park runs alongside Ratchadaphisek Road, located near the compound area of Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) just south of Asoke Junction in central Bangkok. Alternatively, any good taxi driver should know the location. Or take exit no. 3 at the conveniently located MRT station ˜Queen Sirikit National Convention Center™ (Opeining times 06.00 -ย 24.00 hrs). Centre Point Hospitality centrepoint.com

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