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Running race fights cancer

Update: February, 01/2018 - 07:00
Run Against Cancer aims to support cancer patients as well as to raise awareness of cancer.
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — A charity running competition entitled ‘Run Against Cancer’, aiming to support cancer patients will be held on Sunday at Thống Nhất Park.  

Aiming to raise awareness of cancer, the race will take place from 8am to 11am with different categories, including running backwards 2km, 2km (one loop of the park), 6km (three loops) and 10km (five loops).

Donations go towards the ‘Lunar New Year Sharing with Cancer Children’ programme at the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion and the Hà Nội National Cancer Hospital K3.

Fee for all distances is VNĐ300,000, entitling the runner to a finisher medal and a voucher for a cancer check, with men entitled to a lung cancer screening and women to a breast cancer screening, provided by Antamed, a health care service centre.

Registration available at:

Participants can also register at 51 Hồng Hà Street, Phúc Xá Ward, Ba Đình District, from 9am to 5pm, or by calling Mr Đạt on 0912511532.                                                                  

Registration closes tomorrow. — VNS

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