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Marathon man funds clean water project

Update: December, 04/2012 - 08:49

HA NOI (VNS)- Australian Pat Farmer will run a marathon from the north to the south of Viet Nam from December 9 to January 16.

The journey will begin from the town of Mong Cai in northern Viet Nam then head south, running through Ha Noi and HCM City.

The run will finish in the southern province of Ca Mau. Following the run, Farmer intends to jet ski along the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta River from Ca Mau and will finish at Nha Rong Harbour in HCM City.

The main journey will cover about 80-85km a day, completing about 3,000km in 40 days.

Farmer will be accompanied by Vietnamese running partner Mai Nguyen Dinh Huy.

People are urged to support Farmer and help the Australian Red Cross raise US$275,000 for a clean water project. - VNS

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