Our race has been taking place in one of famous world heritage, designated as a world heritage site by UNESCO, the legendary Angkor Wat whose autistics and archeological intention and visual impact put it in a class with the Pyramids (Egypt), Machu Picchu (Peru), and Taj Mahal (India). Unlike many other world class monuments, the ruins of Angkor are as yet unspoiled by over-development1). And you will run around the main area of Angkor Wat ruins.
Specially established in Angkor Wat Ruins in front of the Central Sanctuary of Angkor Wat (Start & Finish Line). 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). See Course Map (Acknowledged by AIMS and IAAF). Running course will be marked the number of kilometre. ChampionChip Check Point will be at Angkor Thom (Bayon Temple).
Start & Finish Line:
In front of the Central Sanctuary of Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia. From town to the Angkor Wat Temple (Start Line) takes 25 minutes by Tuk Tuk or 20 minutes by taxi or bus. All participants of Angkor Wat International Half Marathon 2008 must arrive at the venue at least 20 minutes before starting time. All categories will start and finish in front of the Angkor Wat Temple.
The temperature on the race day is expected at around 24 - 27 celsius
Water will be provided during the race (every 2.5 km) and sport drinks will be provided at the Finish line