“The Amarin Outdoor Unlimited River Kwai Trophy International 2012”
Record international attendance expected for the most popular Adventure race in South East Asia!
Part of the Amazing Thailand International Adventure Race Championships Series 2012, the 7th edition of this world-renowned race is supported by the Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Kanchanaburi province. This Race is by far the largest and most exciting Adventure Race in South East Asia.
Scheduled for March 10 and hosted at Felix River Kwai Resort and Spa, the race will once again start at the famous River Kwai Bridge.
Adventure Racing is a highly visual and dynamic sport genre, stretching competitors to their limits. It is a sport that is rapidly capturing the imagination of sportsmen and women in Thailand and around the world.
“The Amarin Outdoor Unlimited River Kwai Trophy International 2012 consists of 2 days of activities including:
- An Expo village near the River Kwai bridge where local communities, athletes and tourists will be able to meet in a friendly atmosphere.
- Parties and VIP hospitality.
- A spectacular Adventure Race starting from the bridge esplanade.
- Shows, dances and songs from local artists, universities and schools.
- Gala dinner and Trophies presentation.
- Children’s corner and games area.
150 teams from around the world are expected at the start of the Adventure Race. Altogether, more than 1000 people will attend the event including VIP’s, sponsor’s guests, families, supporters, media, competitors and local communities.
The race has grown in popularity over the years and has become the most sought after Adventure Race in South East Asia” concludes Henkens.
This year’s event is particularly exciting with top Asian teams coming to challenge the Trophy holders Champion System Adventure from Hong Kong.
Thai top teams are determined to bring back the River Kwai Trophy back to the Land of Smile!
Adventure Race information:
Adventure (Shorter course for newcomers and W.E. warriors)
Extreme (Longer course for confirmed athletes and experienced Racers)
Disciplines: Running, Kayaking, Biking, Swimming and other mystery tests
Teams of 2 racers
Categories: Men, Women, Mixed, Masters Men (over 80 years combined). Seniors Men (over 100 years combined), Students Boys, Students Girls
Race starts at 8:30am