about us


       Hatyai is the largest city of Songkla province. Hatyai is the door that connect the other province in southern Thailand and the countries in AEC. Hatyai also is the center of business, tourism and sports. So there are many businesses, tourists and runners from all over Thailand including from foreign countries who come here to join the competitions.

       Hatyai Marathon was started from a small group of runners that ran for their good health and wanted other people to exercise. In 1992, the pioneer-Doctor Surin Jutidumrongpun started the even running only 4 km. Nowadays this competition is accepted by all Thai and foreign runner and has more than 6,000 people that participate in this event.


  • To celebrate for the new reign of Maha Vajiralongkorn, King Rama 10th.
  • To promote economic tourism for Hat Yai and Songkla area.
  • To promote the healthiness of citizens and youths through the exercise.
  • To build love, harmony and sustainability in the country.