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Song Hong Half Marathon themed ‘Run for Rhinos'

Update: December, 03/2015 - 09:30
The Red River Runners (RRR) have partnered with Education for Nature Viet Nam (ENV) to host the 9th annual Song Hong Half Marathon on Sunday, December 13. — Photo redriverrunners.com
HA NOI  (VNS) — The Red River Runners (RRR) have partnered with Education for Nature Viet Nam (ENV) to host the 9th annual Song Hong Half Marathon on Sunday, December 13.

Featuring three races of 5km, 10km, 21km (half marathon) and a "Kids Fun Run", the event is themed the "Run for Rhinos". The race aims to bring attention to the crisis rhino populations are facing as a result of poaching for rhino horns, which are used in traditional medicine and as a status symbol in Viet Nam and China.

The proceeds of the marathon will go towards rhino protection efforts in Viet Nam.

The race will take place at Ciputra Club, Ciputra Ha Noi International City, Xuan Dinh Ward, Bac Tu Liem District.

Anyone who wishes to join the race can register online using Paypal or a credit card until December 10 with this link http://redriverrunners.com/song-hong-2015/; or register in person at the Song Hong registration point located at Spacebar, 15 Lane 76, To Ngoc Van Street, Tay Ho District. — VNS


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