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Da Nang International Marathon Returns On Aug 31

DA NANG, July 16 (Bernama) - More than 42,000 participants will take part in the Da Nang international marathon in central coastal city of Da Nang on Aug 31, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

Participants will include athletes, tourists and locals who will compete in three categories: full marathon (42.195 km), half marathon (21.975 km) and a 5- km fun run.

Activities ranging from tours and exhibitions to a charity programme and gala dinner will be organised.

With the organisation of such event, Vietnam has become the 97th member of the Association of International Marathon and Distance Races (AIMS).

The event attracted 4,000 local and foreign participants last year.

Da Nang is one of Vietnam's major port cities.

-- BERNAMA





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