Krungsri host “Krungsri-MUFG Bike & Run 2019: Explore The New Trail”, mountain bike and trail running event, in promoting healthy lifestyle among Thais - Siam Outlook


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Krungsri host “Krungsri-MUFG Bike & Run 2019: Explore The New Trail”, mountain bike and trail running event, in promoting healthy lifestyle among Thais

• Krungsri-MUFG Mountain Bike Track — the new bike and trail tracks at Wisdom Valley in Khao Mai Kaew

Bangkok (14 January 2018) — Krungsri (Bank of Ayudhya PCL) hosts the “Krungsri-MUFG Bike & Run 2019: Explore The New Trail”
, a mountain bike and trailing running competition to promote health awareness among Thais in the exquisite natural surrounding at Krungsri-MUFG Mountain Bike Track, the new bike and trail tracks constructed under the collaboration between Krungsri and MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group). The event is held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Wisdom Valley in Tambon Khao Mai Kaew, Amphoe Banglamung, Chonburi province.

Mr. Noriaki Goto, Krungsri President and Chief Executive Officer, revealed “Krungsri and MUFG aim to encourage Thais to live a healthy lifestyle while incorporating exercise in their routine; and thus, granted sponsorship to support the “Krungsri-MUFG Mountain Bike Track” in Khao Mai Kaew, Chonburi province. Adorned with a beautiful view of the famous Pattaya beach, the biking and running routes are designed to blend in smoothly with nature. Runners and bikers can enjoy fresh air while pacing through plain and mountainous terrains, which make the track unique and perfect for exercising amid natural surroundings. The Krungsri-MUFG Mountain Bike Track is designated as the venue for events and activities exclusively for Krungsri and MUFG customers. The facility carries both Krungsri and MUFG brands to signify the close partnership between Krungsri and our strategic shareholder – Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group or MUFG. It is a delight that Krungsri-MUFG Bike & Run 2019: Explore The New Trail is the first-ever competition where bikers and runners would appreciate the beauty benefits of exercise along with the grace of nature the trails are offering. 

Krungsri-MUFG Bike & Run 2019: Explore The New Trail is separated into the following three categories.

• MOUNTAIN BIKE (9.69 kilometers)

- The groups are divided as follows:

Male: 12-15, 16-29, 30-39, 40-49 and 50 years of age and over

Runners with 85 kilograms weight and over

Open group (12 years of age and over) (19.38 kilometers)

Female: Open group (12 years of age and over)

• MINI TRAIL (9.69 kilometers)

- Enrolled by age groups of 12-29, 30-49 and 50 years of age and over for both male

and female applicants

• FUN TRAIL (5.8 kilometers)

- 12 years of age and over for both male and female applicants.

Winners and two runner-ups of mountain bike and mini-trail competitions of all age groups will be granted an honorary trophy, while all finishers will be awarded with the finisher medal.

Furthermore, Allianz Ayudhya is pleased to support this activity by offering protection to over 1,500 runner and bikers. The coverage includes sum assured of 100,000 THB for loss of life or disability and 10,000 THB for medical expense from accident. The event also aligns very well with the company’s direction to encourage Thais people to exercise and start taking care of their health. Especially the running community, Allianz Ayudhya recently introduced Move by Healthy Living service where the member of the community can simply connect their smart watch (Garmin and Fitbit), run, and earn 10 points for every 1 KM. The points can be used for many benefits and privilege redemption. All the runner from Krungsri-MUFG Bike & Run 2019: Explore The New Trail is welcomed to join our service at Healthy Living.”

All proceeds from the enrollment fee will go to charity. For more details and enrollment of the Krungsri-MUFG Bike & Run 2019: Explore The New Trail, please call Tel. 02 949 2700; or visit from now until January 20, 2019.

Krungsri (Bank of Ayudhya PCL and its group companies) is the fifth largest financial group in Thailand in terms of assets, loans, and deposits, and one of Thailand’s five Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs) with 73 years of history in the country. Krungsri is a strategic member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Japan’s largest financial group and one of the world’s largest financial organizations. Krungsri provides a comprehensive range of banking, consumer finance, investment, asset management, and other financial products and services to individual consumers, SMEs, and large corporations through 699 branches (662 Banking Branches and 37 Auto Business Branches) and over 34,000 service outlets nationwide. The Krungsri Group is the largest card issuer in Thailand with 8.9 million credit cards, sales finance, and personal loan accounts in its portfolio; a major automobile financing service provider (Krungsri Auto); one of the fastest growing asset management companies (Krungsri Asset Management); and a pioneer in microfinance (Ngern Tid Lor).

Krungsri is strongly committed to the highest level of integrity in conducting its business. All Krungsri Group companies have been awarded accreditation from the Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption (CAC) in collaboration with industry peers and stakeholders on a zero tolerance approach to corruption.

About MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.)

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with over 2,300 offices in more than 50 countries. The Group has over 150,000 employees, offering services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group’s operating companies include MUFG Bank, Ltd. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (Japan’s leading trust bank), and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s largest securities firms. Through close partnerships among our operating companies, the Group aims to “be the world’s most trusted financial group”, flexibly responding to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges.

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