This charity-focused race will be organized by the Lao Friends Hospital for Children, with 100% of funds raised through the race going directly to the hospital’s mission to provide free-of-charge medical care to children in Laos. Runners are encouraged to set up a fundraising site and ask friends and family members to help sponsor their race – anyone raising over $250 USD will have their entry fee waived.
During a scenic loop course, this race weaves through the historic town center of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO world heritage town. Run past glistening temples, palm trees, young novice monks collecting alms at dawn, and blossoming frangipani trees as the locals come out to cheer you on. Runners can enter the 7km, 14km, or 21km race option, choosing to do either 1, 2, or 3 circuits around the course.