Nay Pyi Taw, 11th December
3rd Kalaw Trail Run 2018, in the aim of tourism development, was held at Kalaw Heritage Hotel on 9th December 2018. In the competition, long trail run (21.1) km and short trail run (12) km are included. For the long trail run, 71 foreign visitors and 46 Myanmar people competed and 127 foreign visitors and 107 Myanmar people competed in the short trail run. In the total of 351 international tourists, 198 foreign visitors and 153 Myanmar people competed.
A representative of Pyi Thu Hluttaw, Daw Pyone Kaythi Naing delivered the remark at the 3rd Kalaw Trail Run 2018 opening ceremony. Then Pyi Thu Hluttaw Representative Daw Pyone Kaythi Naing and Director from Directorate of Hotels and Tourism of Shan State Office, U Htin Aung Naing respectively started race by gun, long trail run at 7:00 a.m. and short trail run at 7:15 a.m. Then, they awarded first, second and third prizes for both short trail run and long trail run.
Long trail run starts from Kalaw Heritage Hotel – Church – Say Winkabar Monastery – Hlut Pyin Village – Shwe Taw Kyin – Taung Gyi Shay Village – Myin Ma Hti Village – Foot of Mhine Lone Hill – Buu Tar Street to Kalaw Heritage Hotel and short trail run starts from Klaw Heritage Hotel – west of Say Winkabar Monastery – Yay Aye Pond – Nhee Pagoda – Shwe U Min to Hotel. The runners were secured by Health Department of Kalaw and responsible persons from Myanmar Emergecy Medical Service (M.E.M.S), Tourist Police, MHA, MTGA and Ride Behind Kalaw watched along the trail.
Amateur Marathon Competition was held in December 2016 with 70 players as the first time and held in December 2017 with 300 runners as second time.