Running for a cause

lifestyle September 20, 2018 01:00


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The “Major Care Mini Marathon 2018 Run with Care”, a charity walkrun event organised by Major Care Foundation in collaboration with Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, returns to town on September 30 and will kick off in front of the public library at Lumpini Park at 5am.

The aim, the organisers say, is to encourage the public to keep fit and for  family members to spend time together.

The event consists of two distances: a 10-kilometre mini marathon (Bt500 per entry) for which runners are categorised by age and a three-kilometre walk and run (Bt400).

Registers at or in person at the Major Care Foundation on the M Floor of Major Cineplex Ratchayothin.

Proceeds will go to 10 schools in 10 provinces to fund scholarships and build classrooms. 

Just horsing around

Actress, beauty blogger and animal lover Preeyada “Kambum” Kraivichai will be manning an ice cream booth at the eighth edition of “Pet Variety” taking place at Impact Exhibition Halls 34, Muang Thong Thani on October 47 on the theme of “Aloha Rerngra Hawaiian”.

This fourday event will showcase dogs, cats, ball pythons, guinea pigs, Fennec foxes, cockatoos, and racoons and will be open on each day from 10am to 8pm.

What we overlook

Artists Esther Alis, Dhanainun Dhanarachwattana, Saksit Khunkitti , Prae Pupityastaporn, Tulapop Saenjaroen, and Watcharas Leelawath join up for “Time Less Held: Artists Revisiting the Overlooked”, showing at Tadu Contemporary Art from now until September 27.

The six artists revisit the long-standing claim that what we typically overlook in our daily lives carries strange beauty and underestimated significance. 

The gallery is open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm.

Eat, drink and be merry!

Conrad Bangkok is celebrating Oktoberfest 2018 with special menus at Diplomat Bar, Deli by Conrad, and City Terrace-Pool Restaurant from Saturday through October 7.

Diplomat Bar is offering  traditional German dishes such as “Bratwurst und Sauerkraut”, “Weiner Schnitzel”, and “Weisswurst” while Deli by Conrad and City Terrace Pool Restaurant have a scrumptious menu of traditional German dishes such as “Brotzeitellermit Griebenschmalz”, “Schweinsbraten”, “Beer Braised Brisket Burger”, and “Gergrilltes Zanderfilet”.

Make your reservation at (02) 690 9999.