On the run for food

lifestyle April 26, 2019 01:00

By THE NATION

Kilorun – the running festival of food and fun friends and family – returns to Bangkok on May 26, taking place in the gustatory paradise of Yaowarat Road aka Chinatown.



Organisers invite runners, foodies and travel junkies to join and experience Asian lifestyle journey where two cultures, Thai and Chinese, meet. 

Kilorun Bangkok 2019 consists of two categories. The first category, Kilorun-KM, features two types of races – the L-Run (10 km) and M-Run (5.5 km). The route will pass several historical sites including Wat Suthat Thepwararam, Giant Swing, Democracy Monument, Loha Prasat, Bangkok Correction Museum, Wat Traimit Wittayaram Worawiharn, home to the world’s largest solid gold Buddha image, and the old town of Bangkok.

 

The second category is Kilorun-KG and will see food lovers feast on signature foods and dishes from the famous restaurants on Yaowarat Road, such as egg noodle and shrimp wonton with roast pork at Odean Noodle, salted egg lava bun and iced milk tea at Lhong Tou Cafe, crispy fried noodles with chicken at Krua Porn Lamai, Potchana Lod Chong Singapore and Yaowarat Toast.

 

Moreover, Kilorun has announced two new routes in Osaka, Japan, on October 22 and in Chiang Rai on November 24. Early bird ticket is now available at www.kilorun.com. For more information and reservation, visit Kilorun 2019’s Facebook, Line, Twitter and IG feeds.