Shangri-La Bangkok challenged all stairs racers on “Vertical Run 2019”, to race up the 25-storey Shangri-La Wing to raise funds for Operation Smile Thailand. The event took place on Saturday 5 October 2019, from 7 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
Challengers raced up 494 steps or a height of 90.6 metres to reach the top of Shangri-La Wing, where they can breathe in the magnificent view of the “River of Kings”. This year’s winning record of 2.48 minutes for the male category and 3.44 minutes for female category.
A well-known Thai–American actress and model, Ms. Taya Rogers, joined this year’s charity race as the Operation Smile Thailand Brand Ambassador. She is globally recognised for her leading role in a music video, ‘The Great Escape’, by American iconic rock band Boys Like Girls in 2009. She has been a famous model, film actress and TV host in Thailand, Singapore and the USA since 1998.
Shangri-La Bangkok was able to raise THB 135,152, donating to Operation Smile Thailand in order to aid children suffering from cleft lips and/or cleft palates.
Shangri-La Bangkok colleagues participated in the homegrown planting activity on Earth Day 2022.
Earth Day is one of the biggest environment movements on the planet. Each year on 22 April, around 1 billion individuals across more than 190 countries take action to raise awareness of the climate crisis and join in promoting awareness for the health of our environment.
Let's go green and do good together.