The World Heritage Temples of Angkor complex will play host to the Ultra Trail d’Angkor this weekend.

Angkor Wat.
Angkor Wat.

It will be the first time Cambodia has hosted the race – a 128km course that will see participants running along the ancient avenues around the complex from 5pm Saturday night until 9am Sunday morning. Three shorter versions of the course – two 32km trails and one 64km trail – will also be open for those who don’t feel up to the full 128km challenge, and there will be options for relay teams. Cambodia’s secretary-general of the National Olympic Committee has declared the race will be a ‘unique experience’ and ‘never seen before adventure’.

Read more: phnompenhpost.com 

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