There are now four gyms in Phimai town and they are located quite close to each other.
MJ Fitness is located on Anantachinda Road, at the junction with Soi Sangat-pattana. It’s about 250m from Phimai Medical hospital. MJ Fitness is open from 9am to 10pm. It costs 50 baht per day, 799 baht per month.
Phimai Fitnessis located in a small road adjacent to Anantachinda Road. It’s about 100m from Phimai Medical hospital. Phimai Fitness is open from 11am to 9pm Mon to Fri, 12pm to 7pm on Saturdays. It costs 40 baht per day, 100 baht for 3 days, 495 baht per month.
Iron Gym is located opposite the old cinema, at the junction of Haruethairom Road and Suriya-atsadong Road. The entrance is on Haruethairom Road. Iron Gym is open from 10am to 10pm every day. It costs 30 baht per day, 690 baht per month.
City Gym is located on Suriya-atsadong Road, about 400m from Iron Gym. City Gym is open from 10am to 9pm every day. It costs 40 baht per day, 699 baht per month.
Location map of gyms/fitness centres in Phimai town.
Local runners and sports enthusiasts organise a series of 5km road running races in Phimai town. There are 3 races held two months apart. The series is called the Phimai Circuit.
The Phimai circuit for 2013 is:
1. Saturday 1 June
2. Saturday 3 August
3. Saturday 5 October
All the races this year start and finish in front of the Phimai Hospital and start at 6am.
Points are awarded to runners based on their finishing position in the race and small cash prizes are awarded for age group winners at the end of the year. These races are popular with young people and hundreds of school children run or walk around the course.