When the Luang Prabang Half Marathon ends on Sunday, 23 October, the hotel will host the Charity Splash, followed on Monday the 24th by two performances by Japanese quartet Kuricorder and dinner at Governor’s Grill – with all funds raised over the two days to be donated to Lao Friends Hospital for Children.
LUANG PRABANG – The tempo here at this tranquil UNESCO World Heritage town will be increased this month as the Luang Prabang Half Marathon is followed by a marathon of fundraising events organized by Sofitel.
Sunday, 23 October
Running for Charity
This year’s edition of the famous Half-Marathon will take runners past many of Luang Prabang’s top attractions from Phousi Hill to the former Royal Palace and WatWisunalat, and include three kilometres along the Nam Khan and Mekong rivers. Sofitel will be joining other Luang Prabang hotels in sponsoring the event.http://www.luangprabanghalfmarathon.com/
The Charity Splash
Following Luang Prabang Marathon, Sofitel has invited runners and anyone else who is lucky enough to be in town that day to cool down in the hotel’s plunge pool and enjoy some succulent barbecue and drinks to the chill-out tunes of the DJ.
The event begins at 1pm – 6pm and the $25.00 entrance fee includes admittance to the pool, the lunch buffet at Governor’s Grill, and a welcome homemade punch.
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