Original, largest ultraviolet run arrives in Thailand

Breaking News June 22, 2016 08:23

By The Nation

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It's the brightest 5km on the planet and now it's arrived in Bangkok. Coming all the way from the USA, the Blacklight Run - the largest nighttime 5km in the world - will take place in Thailand for the very first time, right in the heart of the capital c



Organised by one of the region's leading sports events company, Orange Room from Singapore, the Skechers Blacklight RunTM adds fun into the run with three Blacklight RunTM Zones along the course, each with a distinct colour – green, pink, orange – where runners/ walkers are showered in Blacklight RunTM UV Neon Glow Powder that glows in the dark.

Mr. Vincent Leung, president, Skechers Southeast Asia commented, “We are delighted and honoured to bring the world's largest nighttime 5km Blacklight RunTM to Bangkok for the first time. Skechers Blacklight RunTM is perfect for anyone who loves exercise, music and wants to enjoy an exciting nighttime run in the heart of the city. Participants will enjoy memorable moments throughout the 5km distance.”

“Blacklight RunTM originates from the USA and we're very excited to bring this unique, world-class event to Thailand for the very first time,” said Elvin Ting, managing director of organisers Orange Room Pte Ltd.

“The event is less about speed and more about having fun with friends and family. The course route itself will be beautiful, and the Blacklight RunTM Zones and UV Neon Glow Powder are sure to make the event memorable.”

The Skechers Blacklight RunTM Thailand is open for all ages, with children under six years free. Early bird prices start from Bt1,000 for the Standard Package and participants will receive the official white Skechers Blacklight RunTM t-shirt, Skechers Blacklight RunTM glow in the dark tattoo, Skechers Blacklight RunTM race bib, Skechers Blacklight RunTM Glow Pack at the finish line, and free entry to the Skechers Blacklight Run After PartyTM. VIP Packages start from Bt1,500.

“The Skechers Blacklight Run After PartyTM is legendary around the world. Top DJs and performers will be on the main stage in and throughout the party we will have “Celebration Glow Throw” where everyone is showered in the the Blacklight RunTM UV Neon Glow Powder,” commented Ting.

Never run before? No problem, the Skechers Blacklight RunTM is for everyone. There is no age limit and no race timing. People are encouraged to go at their own pace, wear a white t-shirt on the start line (or the official Skechers Blacklight RunTM t-shirt provided), enjoy and join-in the Skechers Blacklight Run After PartyTM. All products are 100% natural and non-toxic.

“One thing we can guarantee is fun. Everyone will have a great time on the Skechers Blacklight RunTM course and at the Skechers Blacklight Run After PartyTM. Whatever you choose to wear, be ready to finish a different colour to what you started!” added Ting.

 

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