Sihanoukville International Half Marathon

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Quick facts

Location Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Distance Half marathon

Date 10 March, 2019

About Sihanoukville International Half Marathon

Sure, Sihanoukville would never win first prize in a pretty-town competition but thanks to a surrounding coastline of white-sand beaches this is Cambodia's most happening sun-sloth destination. Named in honour of the then head-of-state, Sihanoukville (Kong Preah Sihanouk; also known as Kompong Som) was hacked out of the jungle in the late 1950s to create Cambodia’s first and only deep-water port, strategically vital because it meant that the country’s international trade no longer had to pass through Vietnam’s Mekong Delta.

Today it is a bustling and ever expanding city, but its sandy bits are one step removed from the hubbub. The Serendipity Beach area is a sort of decompression chamber for backpackers, who flock here to rest up between travels and party through the night. With that being said Sihanoukville International Half Marathon is the place to be.

With the great success of the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon, we now extend this international event to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Ochheuteal Beach in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. The Sihanoukville International Half Marathon is an event to protect the environment and for artificial limbs support to the land mine victims and disable people.

The serious matters of pollution and global warming have brought a very deep concern to us all. To save our nature and for the well being of the present- day mankind and the future generations, we invite you to join and share your great concern of these matters in Sihanoukville International Half Marathon. Your presence is much appreciated and you will be warmly welcomed to the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Your great consciousness and presence should be very grateful and warmly welcomed in the Kingdom of Cambodia. 

Practicalities

Aid Stations

Every 2km water station will be set up for delivering water to runners and our volunteers team will distribute the water to all runners when needed.

Sihanoukville International Half Marathon Route Map

Sihanoukville International Half Marathon Route Map

Start:

Ochheuteal Beach

Ochheuteal Beach, Cambodia

Difficulty

flat

Overview

The starting point of the race will be located in Ochheteal Beach area (as is shown on the website). Running course is kind of some hills, little ups and downs including few beaches along the course that you could see a view of beautiful beaches such as Victory Beach, Sokha Beach, Serendipity Beach (very small to see between Sokha Beach and Serendipity Beach), and downtown area as well. Since you are new to running, however, when to implement hill training into your routine depends on where you are with your training and please take more attention than flat training.


Sihanoukville International Half Marathon Ticket prices: $30.00 - $50.00

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.