Khmer Empire Marathon

Running Marathon
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05 Aug 2017 - 04 Aug 2019


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Angkor Wat
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The Khmer Empire Full & Half Marathon, organized by Cambodia Event Organizer, is the second edition of this recent event located in Siem Reap in north-western Cambodia. Distances of 3 Km, 10.5 Km, 21.1 Km and the full marathon distance of 42.195 Km are available. Khmer Empire Full and Half Marathon is held at one of the most famous heritages in the world. Angkor literally means ‘Capital City’, in its modern usage Angkor has come to refer to the capital city of the Khmer Empire that existed in the area of Cambodia between the 9th and 12th centuries. The course is in the Angkor Wat which is a temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world. During the race, runners pass many historical monuments; start and finish is established in Angkor Wat Ruins in front of the Central Sanctuary of Angkor Wat. Come join this amazing marathon event and experience the beautiful route through a truly historic site!

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Course 42KSpecially established in Angkor Wat Ruins in front of the Central Sanctuary of Angkor Wat (Start & Finish Line). The Royal Palace of the siem Reap Town, and across the river and run along the river after that turn right go to National Road 6, turn left to Apsara Road, Passing Prasat Kravan - Prasat Bat Chun - Banteay Kdey and Sra Srong, Passing the rice field to go Pre Rup, Prasat Leak Neang,turn right to khmer traditional village and go to u-turn near Banteay Sare Temple, come back East Mebon, Tasom, Neak Poan Preah Khan, Kroal Romes, North Gate, Elephant Terrace, - Baphoun - Bayon - South Gate - Basie Cham Krong - Phom Bakheng - Ta Phrom Kei - and back to the front of the Central Sanctuary of Angkor Wat (Finish Line).Course is acknowledged by AIMS and IAAF. Running course will be marked the number of every 5 kilometre. ChampionChip Check Point will be at Angkor Thom (Bayon Temple), and each U-turn.Course 21KSpecially established in Angkor Wat Ruins in front of the Central Sanctuary of Angkor Wat (Start & Finish Line). Go to U-turn near the check point, Passing Prasat Kravan - Prasat Bat Chun - Banteay Kdey - Ta Prohm - Baphoun - Bayon - South Gate - Basie Cham Krong - Phom Bakheng - Ta Phrom Kei - and back to the front of the Central Sanctuary of Angkor Wat (Finish Line).Course is acknowledged by AIMS and IAAF. Running course will be marked the number of kilometre.ChampionChip Check Point will be at Angkor Thom (Bayon Temple). U-turn.

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Angkor Empire Full & Half Marathon is held at one of the world’s famous heritages in the world, Angkor is a world heritage site by UNESCO since 1992. The race course is in the Angkor Wat area in with the most famous Angkor Wat ruins. Stretching over some 400 sq. km, Angkor contains the magnificent remains of several capitals of the Khmer Empire, from the 9th to the 15th century CE. These include the famous temple of Angkor Wat and, Angkor Thom and the Bayon Temple with its countless sculptural decorations. Come join this amazing marathon event and experience the beautiful route through a truly historic site!

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Commemorative finisher's medal. Trophies and medals for top three overall.

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timing

Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10 Km Road Race participants will use the timing ChampionChip.

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05 Aug 2017 - 04 Aug 2019


Location:

Angkor Wat
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