CCA Run For Life 2019 Mini-Marathon and Concert
Today, January 6, 2019, CCA Run for Life: Mini-Marathon and Concert 2019 at Khon Kaen University, lake front recreational center, KKU. The event is part of the national agenda to eliminate liver fluke and cholangiocarcinoma as part of the Fluke Free Thailand Project supported by the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT).
The opening ceremony was hosted by Khon Kaen Governor, Dr. Somsak Jungtrakoon, Khon Kaen Public Health Doctor, Prof. Dr. Kanok Wongtrangan, Khon Kaen University President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kittichai Triratanasirichai, and several other officials representing local government, public and private sector organizations that have supported and sponsored the event.
The event drew in 1600 participants that ran in the Mini-Marathon 10.5 km and Super Fun run 6.5 km. Later in the evening there was concert performances from several artists including the band MILD as well as from Mike Phiromporn. In addition to the marathon and concert there were several exhibitions that highlighted the 11 projects that make up the master Fluke Free Thailand project, and provided educational materials for disease awareness and prevention.
CCA Run for Life sponsoring groups include Khon Kaen Governor, Dr. Somsak Jungtrakoon, Khon Kaen University, the Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institute, the Cholangiocarcinoma Screening and Care Program (CASCAP) the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand, National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT), and Siam Commercial Bank (SCB).
For more information please contact us at:
Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation of Thailand
2nd floor, Wechvichakarn Building, Faculty of Medicine,
Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand 40002
Phone: 043-202691 Fax: 043-20269