Hanoi to host international marathon

Thursday, 2018-06-14 17:16:35
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NDO – Hanoi will organise its first ever international marathon on April 14, 2019, as heard by a press conference in Hanoi on June 14.

The event will be jointly held by the Danish Topas Company, the Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports, and the Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam.

According to the Organising Board, besides encouraging a local sporting spirit, the Hanoi International Marathon 2019 also aims to provide a chance for international and domestic tourists to join in with local cultural and sporting activities, thus promoting the image of the city as an attractive, friendly and safe destination.

The tournament will comprise of the 42 km, 21 km and 10 km events, with the courses running to popular tourist attractions such as Hanoi Old Quarter, Hanoi Opera House, and West Lake, among others.

Online registration will open on the website http://www.hanoiinternationalmarathon.com, from September, 2018.