Jump to content


'running Of The Brides' Race In Thailand

money what else

  • Please log in to reply
6 replies to this topic

#1 Coss

Coss

    Carpal Tunnel

  • Board Sponsors
  • 10910 posts

Posted 02 December 2017 - 21:03

Posted Image



Photos at the link


https://www.washingt...m=.77ffa025d42c
Yes still wanting to be back in Vientiane, swinging in my hammock, supping ice n beer, in the shade of my Cashew tree.

#2 migrant

migrant

    stranger

  • Members
  • 105 posts

Posted 02 December 2017 - 22:45

If they truly wish to find husbands, they should run commando style

#3 Flashermac

Flashermac

    Curmudgeon

  • Board Sponsors
  • 54049 posts

Posted 03 December 2017 - 02:59

Strange that I heard nothing about this in Bangkok.
A happy childhood... is the worst possible preparation for life. - Kinky Friedman

#4 khunsanuk

khunsanuk

    Board Admin

  • Administrators
  • 24752 posts

Posted 03 December 2017 - 04:40

Hi,

Same. Had no clue this happened.

Sanuk!

#5 Flashermac

Flashermac

    Curmudgeon

  • Board Sponsors
  • 54049 posts

Posted 03 December 2017 - 14:27

I googled. It seems it's am annual event that started 5 years ago. So for five years we've heard nothing about it?

250 Brides Wore Sneakers With Wedding Dresses for ‘Running of the Brides’


About 250 soon-to-be-married couples put on their wedding attire and laced up their sneakers for the annual “Running of the Brides” event in Bangkok on Saturday.

According to Reuters, the couples were competing for prizes valued at about $28,000 including a gown for the bride and a suit for the groom, wedding bands and a honeymoon in the Maldives. Sirada Thamwanna and her fiancé, Sittichai Prasongsin, won the 2.5-mile race, which was held in a park in Bangkok.

...

http://footwearnews....-photos-330840/
A happy childhood... is the worst possible preparation for life. - Kinky Friedman

#6 Coss

Coss

    Carpal Tunnel

  • Board Sponsors
  • 10910 posts

Posted 03 December 2017 - 19:16

$28,000

say no more
Yes still wanting to be back in Vientiane, swinging in my hammock, supping ice n beer, in the shade of my Cashew tree.

#7 Flashermac

Flashermac

    Curmudgeon

  • Board Sponsors
  • 54049 posts

Posted 04 December 2017 - 02:17

That's not what the Washington Post said. Somebody nicked half of it?

"Brides-to-be and their grooms competed in a race in Bangkok to win more than two million baht (61,000 U.S. dollars or 51,000 euro) of wedding package prizes, including a pair of white gold diamond rings and a honeymoon trip to the Maldives."
A happy childhood... is the worst possible preparation for life. - Kinky Friedman




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users