HCM CITY (VNS) — Some 6,500 people are expected to join the second HCM City Run, which will be held on January 18 in Phu My Hung, HCM City's District 7.
Titled "Conquer the Phu My Bridge", the HCM City Run 2015 will include divisions of up to 5km, 10km and a half marathon, 21km.
"The run is not only a means to achieve community bonds, especially among young people, but also a chance to build a healthy community in HCM City and discover future running athletes in Viet Nam," said the organisers.
Participants and visitors will have a chance to take part in the Sport & Tourism Expo for the first time on January 17 and 18, which provides essential information regarding health and sports knowledge through Sport Nutrition Talk, Sport Workshop and others.
"HCM City Run promotes the sports movement as well as encouraged healthy lifestyles for the young generation in the community," says the organisers.
The event, as its debut in 2013, was successful, with a large number of participants, more than 5,400 participants of all ages. — VNS