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Race Information
“Lanta Adventure Race 2019”
5th - 6th July, 2019
 
Tourism is one of the prime drives of an industrial country.
 
Tourism generates income from provincial levels, regional levels to national level.
 
Krabi province is rich with breathtaking and unique tourist attractions and natural resources, especially its marine and coastal resources such as Phi Phi island, Lanta island and Hong island. Hence, its popularity should be maintained and its beauty should be enhanced by encouraging new types of tourism such as health and spiritual tourism. Furthermore, there is a high potential that the number of tourist visits will increase, therefore, developing a large variation in types of tourism is the perfect strategy to further attract tourists as it enables a larger variety of activity options to suit all types of tourists. Especially sports tourism, where tourists both are visiting to sightsee and to compete in their desired sports. Moreover, sports tourism will not only attract athletes, but also their friends, family, fans and staffs, which will also be able to explore Krabi and income can be generated from their spendings, this will then help improve the economy and services. Therefore, sports tourism is a great tool in developing the economy of the province and the country. Hence, hosting sports events will certainly attract tourists and athletes to travel, sightsee, and also watch, practice and participate in sports competitions which will generate income throughout the whole year.
Krabi had also been named 1 of 6 Sport Cities by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports due to its great potential which matches the criteria, which includes, encourage sports activities, showing great sports developments, hosting international sports events, promoting the sports industry and tourism industry. Hence, hosting international scale sports events at Krabi certainly fulfils the criteria of the Sports City criteria, and hosting these events are also a major part in supporting tourism and generating income for both the province and the country.
Objectives
 
1.     To stimulate economic growth of Krabi
2.     To promote tourism in Lanta and other areas of Krabi
3.     To raise awareness of ecotourism in both tourists and locals
4.     To enhance the quality of marine and coastal ecotourism, and promote sports tourism in Krabi
 
Activity Details
 
Outdoor sports competitions had been popular for over a decade, “Adventure Race” is a sports competition that will push you to the limits and challenge you through the boundaries. Adventure races commonly include a variation of different sports such as swimming, mountain biking, kayaking, trail running and rock climbing. The duration of the races usually ranges between 2-8 hours, however in some programs, it could last over 10 hours. Therefore, athletes competing in adventure races is advised to have a fair amount of practice and experience. “Lanta Adventure Race 2019” A race that will challenge the brave to push their limits with four daring sports: ocean swimming, mountain biking, trail running and kayaking. Teams of two explore the exquisite routes we have specially planned out and enjoy the extremity of outdoor sports. Athletes will be able to experience the beauty of both side of  Lanta, the Lanta Noi island and Lanta Yai island. 

Race Categories

“Lanta Adventure Race 2019” is created to revive the popularity of sports which allows you to feel the beauty of nature, and this time we have increased the intensity for our athletes to introduce you to new experiences. The race is divided into categories as followed.

“Adventure” A team challenge for teams of two athletes with a total distance of 40km. Teams must proceed to the finish line by swimming, running, kayaking and cycling. The activities will be set in a random order throughout the course. This category is suitable for beginners or athletes competing for the first time.

A team of 2 persons
Total distance of 40km consisting of four sports:
-      Trail Running
-      Swimming (safety equipments provided)
-      Cycling
-      Kayaking (safety equipments provided)
 
“Extreme” A team challenge for teams of two athletes with a total distance of 80km. Teams must proceed to the finish line by swimming, running, kayaking and cycling. The activities will be set in a random order throughout the course. This category is suitable for experienced athletes.

A team of 2 persons
Total distance of 80km consisting of four sports:
-      Trail Running
-      Swimming (safety equipments provided)
-      Cycling
-      Kayaking (safety equipments provided)


“Sprint Adventure” A challenge for teams of two athletes or individual athletes with a total distance of 20km. Athletes will only be competing in 2 sports, cycling and trail running. Suitable for athletes with limited experience in swimming and kayaking, with the option of competing in a team or individually.
 
Individual race or a team of 2 personstotal distance of 20km consisting of two sports:
-      Trail running
-      Cycling

อัตราค่าสมัคร

 
RACE CATEGORYENTRY FEEREMARK
ADVENTURE3,000 baht per teamspecial discounts available for registrations before 31st June, 2019 at 2,500 baht per team
EXTREME3,000 baht per teamspecial discounts available for registrations before 31st June, 2019 at 2,500 baht per team
SPRINT ADVENTURE (Teams of 2)2,000 baht per teamspecial discounts available for registrations before 31st June, 2019 at 1,500 baht per team

SPRINT ADVENTURE (Individual)

1,000 baht per personspecial discounts available for registrations before 31st June, 2019 at 750 baht per team

 Athletes will receive the following:
●     Accident insurance cover between 5th - 6th July, 2019
●     T-shirts according to distance and category
●     Medal according to distance and category
●     Race trophies for for prize winners
●     1 Welcoming Dinner (5th July 2019 19.00 - 20.30 for ADVENTURE , EXTREME , SPRINT ADVENTURE athletes
 only, athlete who completed with AdventureRun or other need to pay 400 Thai baht for 1 coupon)
●     1 Lunch for all athletes
●     1 Dinner Party (6th July 2019 18.30 - 20.30 for ADVENTURE , EXTREME , SPRINT ADVENTURE athletes
 only, athlete who completed with AdventureRun or other need to pay 400 Thai baht for 1 coupon)

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